Popular alcohol brands recalled over contamination fears


Fears of potential chemical contamination have sparked a recall of alcohol products bottled by supplier GJ Wholesale.

Eight different spirits brands have been recalled after Food Standards Australia warned the products may cause illness if consumed.

Veruschka Vodka, Mississippi Bourbon and Los Cabos Tequila are three of the recalled brands. Source: Food Standards Australia/NZ

The products are sold in retail liquor stores in Queensland, New South Wales and the ACT.

The affected brands are 700 ml bottles of Veruschka Vodka, Mississippi Bourbon, Los Cabos Tequila, Yachtsman White Rum, Mudgee Rum, Barman’s Choice Whisky, Hunters Brandy and Her Choice Gin.

All of the brands are labelled “Supplied to and bottled in Australia for G J Wholesale”.

Mudgee Rum, Barman’s Choice Whiskey and Hunters Brandy have been recalled. Images for Yachtsman White Rum and Her Choice Gin not provided. Source: Food Standards Australia/NZ

Consumers can return the product or products to the place of purchase for a refund.

For further information customers are advised to call GJ Wholesale on 0411 150 254.