Luxerose brand Athena and Hera cocktail blend

21 October 2020: We Love Group Ltd is recalling all batches of its Luxerose brand Athena and Hera cocktail blend due to the presence of an undeclared allergen (sulphites).

Left: Luxerose brand Athena cocktail blend (100ml).
Right: Luxerose brand Hera cocktail blend (100ml).

 

Product identification

Product type

Ready-to-drink cocktail blends

Name of product (size)

Luxerose brand Athena cocktail blend (100ml)

Luxerose brand Hera cocktail blend (100ml)

Batch marking

All batches

Package size and description

The products are sold in a 100ml plastic vial.  

The products are also sold as part of the following cocktail blend collections:

  • Honey Mead & Cocktail Blend Collection
  • Kings x Honey Mead & Cocktail Blend Collection

Distribution

The products are sold through stockists throughout New Zealand. The products are also sold through the business website:

Luxerose

The products are exported to China and Australia.

Notes

This recall does not affect any other Luxerose brand products.

International scientific committees and Food Standards Australia New Zealand have investigated the safety of sulphites and concluded that for most people sulphites are safe. However, some sulphite-sensitive people, many of whom also have asthma, may react to sulphites with allergy-like symptoms.

Consumer advice

People with a sulphite allergy should not consume these products. If you have consumed any of these products and have any concerns about your health, seek medical advice. If you are not allergic to sulphites, this recall does not affect you.

Customers with a sulphite allergy should return the products to their retailer for a full refund.

More information on sulphites – Food Standards Australia New Zealand

Who to contact

If you have questions, contact We Love Group Ltd:

  • Phone: 021 039 8539
  • Address: Unit 4, 9 Orbit Drive, Rosedale, Auckland.
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