Public warned after vodka which could cause blindness or death seized

The public are being warned after vodka was seized on sale – which could cause blindness or death.

The fake brand was seized in Hull, East Yorkshire, and experts are worried it could contain industrial-strength alcohol which could lead to serious health issues.

The bottles have no customs duty stamp and the barcode does not link to a real product.

A tweet released by Hull City Council News said: “Warning: if you spot ‘Radanoff’ vodka for sale, do not buy or drink it.

“Radanoff is a fake brand seized recently in Hull.

“It could contain industrial alcohol which can cause blindness or death.

“If you see Radanoff, contact Trading Standards on: 01482 300 300.

“Tests are still to be carried out on the bottles seized – until those are complete there’s no way of knowing what’s in the bottles.

“However, we *do* know this product has no customs duty stamp and the barcode doesn’t link to a real product.”

By Ben Gelblum and Daniel Sheridan

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