Guinness has recalled cans of its newly-launched non-alcoholic beer, Guinness 0.0, due to concerns about a microbiological contamination.
Guinness announced last month that it would launch Guinness 0.0 in Ireland and the UK in November. However, it has not yet launched the new non-alcoholic beer in Ireland, so the recall solely affects the UK market.
"A Precautionary Measure"
As reported by The Irish Examiner, Guinness said in a statement, "As a precautionary measure, we are recalling Guinness 0.0 in Great Britain because of a microbiological contamination which may make some cans of Guinness 0.0 unsafe to consume.
"Guinness 0.0 currently is not on sale to the general public in Ireland. The issue is isolated to Guinness 0.0 and does not impact any other Guinness variants or brands."
Guinness also urged anyone who possesses cans of Guinness 0.0 not to drink them.
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