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NEWS: Chewing Gum Found in 'Wine' Bottle Bought in Liverpool

Posted by admin on Jun 24, 2011 9:02:54 AM
A counterfeit wine scam in Liverpool was uncovered when chewing gum was found in a bottle of rose.

The gum was found by a person who bought the bottle from a shop in north Liverpool.

Trading Standards officers raided the shop and seized 50 75cl bottles which were on sale for £5 each.

Initial tests show the so-called wine had oxidised giving a vinegar smell. It has been sent for tests, a spokesman for Liverpool City Council said.

Read more at BBC News.

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Topics: Consumer Goods