Macb investigating quality issue in flavoured water

Macb investigating quality issue in flavoured water.
Food Standards Scotland said some consumers had felt unwell after drinking macb strawberry & kiwi flavoured bottled water.
Macb has withdrawn some products from the market.
Users on social media said the drink ‘smelt like paint thinner’.
Reports of consumers feeling unwell Macb Strawberry & Kiwi still flavoured water in 1.5L and 330ml bottles with best before date August 2018 is affected.
“Food Standards Scotland is aware of an investigation involving macb strawberry & kiwi flavoured bottled water following reports by consumers of feeling unwell after drinking it, and is liaising with the food business and relevant enforcement authorities.
We will continue to work with the business regarding this investigation and further information will be issued as soon as it becomes available.” We have an issue with Strawberry & Kiwi 1.5l & 330ml bottles, BB 08/18.Despite odour & taste,it’s harmless.Other bottles/flavours unaffected — macbwater (@macbwater) June 22, 2017 Cott Beverages bought Sangs and brands including macb in 2012.
Macb: Drink is not harmful The firm would not answer any of our questions but said it was made aware of a quality issue relating to the macb Strawberry & Kiwi flavoured drink in a statement.
“We take our responsibility as a quality soft drink manufacturer very seriously and we are removing affected products from sale.
“We apologise to anyone who has received a bad experience with any of our drinks and once againwe would like to reassure you that this is not a food safety issue and the product is harmless.”

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