The Ministry of health has issued a warning to the public, according to which bottles of fake brandy San Francisco XO with a capacity of 200 milliliters contain methyl alcohol and pose a threat to health.
Bottle with stopper gold color, sticker San Francisco, BRANDY SINCE 1967, SFB XO, XO BRANDY, 40% Alc. by Vol. 200 ml. The words «a Compulsory payment of a Deposit of 30 agorot» («חייב בפיקדון 30 אגורות») played mistake – missing the first letter «Vav» in «agorot». In addition, on the bottle there is no stamp of kashrut.
The Ministry stressed that the bottles of brandy XO San Francisco, bearing no of these distinguishing features, meet all the standards of the Ministry of health.
Police launched an investigation into the suspected forgery of alcoholic beverages.