RECALL: Popular Cider recalled over exploding can fears

A popular can of cider has been recalled from bottle shops in Queensland over fears it may explode.

Newstead Brewing Co issued the recall of the Newstead Johnno Cider 375mL over the weekend.

“The recall is due to a packaging fault resulting in the potential for the can to expand and ‘pop’,” the company said in a statement.


“Food products with the potential to pop may cause injury.”


The affected cans have a Best Before Date of 09/07/19, 03/08/19 and 24/09/19.

The cider has been available for sale at Dan Murphy’s, Independent liquor stores, Craft festivals and Cellar door in Queensland.

People are being urged not to drink the product and to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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