A number of individuals have develop into ailing in Croatia after consuming drinks that had been allegedly contaminated.
Reviews of illness and throat accidents are being investigated – and officers are recommending individuals to solely drink faucet water.
Well being authorities have ordered “suspected” merchandise to be faraway from retailers and eating places – however haven’t specified what they’re.
On social media, posts from retailers advised the drinks could have been Coca-Cola manufacturers.
Coca-Cola in Croatia later stated it’s “quickly” withdrawing a few of its merchandise – “though our inside evaluation has not proven irregularities within the manufacturing”.
The corporate additionally stated it could cooperate with the authorities, and it was sending samples for extra in-depth evaluation.
Well being minister Vili Beros stated a number of individuals have sought medical assist for “accidents inflicted by suspected chemical components” – however most have had delicate signs.
“There isn’t a want for panic, however there’s for warning,” added Mr Beros.
The latest case within the metropolis of Break up concerned a person who suffered throat points after a comfortable drink, police stated.
He acquired medical assist – and the same incident had been reported within the space final month.
One affected person admitted to hospital was stated to have been handled for chemical accidents to their oesophagus.
“These are in all probability some corrosive supplies, and we have to see if there are any added components within the drink,” Krunoslav Capak from Croatia’s Public Well being Institute stated.