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Product Recall to Cost Britvic Between £1 Million and £5 Million

Product Recall to Cost Britvic Between £1 Million and £5 Million
July 04
09:42 2012

UK soft drinks group Britvic has commenced a precautionary recall of all Robinsons Fruit Shoot and Fruit Shoot Hydro packs, featuring the new design cap, due to a potential packaging safety issue. The recall does not affect Fruit Shoot in the US, Australia or Republic of Ireland. Fruit Shoot My-5 is not being recalled. No other Robinsons products are affected.

As part of its ongoing testing and analysis, Britvic identified an issue with a small number of damaged caps which may become fully or partially detached. Britvic is quickly working to resolve the packaging issue so that normal production can be resumed. The company will provide further updates as necessary.

Britvic estimates that the recall will adversely impact profit before tax by between £1 million and £5 million in the current financial year.

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