Kochi: The food safety department on Wednesday seized over 1,300 bottles of expired beer from a Kerala State Beverages Corporation Ltd (Bevco) outlet at Edappally in Kochi. The bottles had gone past their shelf-life in July, 2015.
Officials said that samples of the seized liquor have been sent to regional chemical analysis laboratory at Kakkanad. The outlet was raided based on specific information that expired beer was being sold at the outlet.
According to officials, a consumer had reported health problems after unknowingly consuming a bottle of expired beer purchased from the outlet.