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Beware beer drinkers! A new recall was just announced. After the recall in August, Eagle Bay Brewing Company, XPA 375mL CansThree more beers from another company will soon be removed from shelves. September 21, Food Standards Australia & New Zealand — which is a government agency that is similar to the U.S. agencies FDA and USDA — shared that multiple Ballistic Beer Co. products were unsafe for drinkers.

This recall affects three brews: Hawaiian Haze Pale Ale 375mL; Hawaiian Haze IPA 375mL; and Reef Pale Ale 375mL. Hawaiian Haze Pale ale was available in single cans as a 4-pack or 16 can carton. Consumers can identify them by their best-by date. “BB051022 up to and including BB280223.”Also, the Hawaiian Haze IPA canned were available in the same packaging options with a Best Before date BB151222. Reef Pale Ale was available in single cans, 4-packs and 24-can cartons. The best-by date for the latter batch was BB040223.

(Photo: Food Standards Australia & New Zealand)

The reason these beers were recalled was secondary fermentation. This means that the beers may contain secondary fermentation, according to the agency. “excess alcohol and carbonation may cause illness/injury if consumed.”The Australian product was “available for sale at Liquorland in QLD & NSW, Vintage Cellars in NSW, ACT, VIC, QLD, NT [and] TAS, independent liquor retailers in NSW, QLD, SA [and] VIC and First Choice, Dan Murphy’s and BWS nationally.”Food Standards advises consumers who bought the drinks to be thrown out. Contact Ballistic Brewing Co. “safe disposal instructions and to arrange for reimbursement.” The company’s can be reached at or 07 3733 3634.

Similar recall was issued for the Eagle Bay Brewing Company XPA 375mL Cans. For more information on the recall case, click here

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