An unwelcome Message in a Bottle

Adulterated alcoholic beverages caused death of over two dozen people: Adulterated alcohol continues to pose serious risks to health and even life of consumers. In this latest case from the Dominican Republic, more than two dozen people have died from methanol poisoning due to a low-cost illegally made drink, and from fake brand-named products. Businesses associated with the scams were raided and closed, and arrests were made. Officials keep warning against the consumption of illegally manufactured alcoholic beverages.

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Picture Credit Susanne Kuehne

Posted on 19 April 2021