Quảng Trị, Viet Nam – January 19, 2019 When 48-year-old Nguyen Van Nhat fell unconscious from methanol poisoning and was taken to Quảng Trị General Hospital the medical staff administered three cans of beer. Dr. Le Van Lam, the lead doctor at the Quảng Trị General Hospital Intensive Care Unit oversaw the unusual prescription as…

Manila, Philippines The Philippine Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advised citizens to consume only registered, certified Lambanóg from legal licensed distillers. The agency has documented 44 cases of methanol poisoning traced to Lambanóg since May. Among the 44 cases, 21 victims have died from methanol poisoning associated with Lambanóg. At the urging of licensed distillers,…

October 1, 2018 – Tehran, Iran On September 29, 2018, Iran Front Page, an English language online news source from Iran, reported that a rash of dodgy booze consumption had led to the death of 27 people across a wide swath of Iranian provinces. Along with the 27 confirmed dead at the time of the…

August 21, 2018 – Great Wakering, Essex, UK In April 2013 Cheznye Emmons was travelling through the jungles of South Asia, when the dream vacation of her life turned into a nightmare. Ms. Emmons, a 23-year-old beautician was travelling with her boyfriend Joseph Cook, 21, saving for years to take this dreamed about 6-month adventure…

August 12, 2018– Zante, Greece As young British Tourists continue to take Holidays on the Greek Islands, Greek Bar Owners continue to poison them with methanol alcohol. Today details were released concerning another ill-fated Greek Holiday by nine Brits in their 20’s. Seven of the nine British Tourists who ended their trip to Greece in…

August 9, 2018 – Athens, Greece On August 8, 2018 the tourism board of Greece announced a concerted effort using police officers accompanied by scientists to root out the use of industrial methanol alcohol in making drinks for tourists. Reacting to the recently reported case of 17 teenagers who were treated for methanol alcohol poisoning…

August 6, 2018 – Laganas, Greece Laganas is a party town favored by young Brits. It is also a town that seems to be a home to dodgy booze. Featuring a main strip that is lined with clubs and bars, this beach town on the Greek Island of Zakynthos draws underage teenagers with its large…

August 8, 2018 – Zakynthos, Greece Alcohol destined to be served in the bars on Zakynthos was confiscated by police for testing. The Police seized approximately 300 liters of alcohol in hand labeled 5-liter plastic bottles. The simple printed stick on labels applied to the plastic containers included the words, gin, vodka, rum and other…

June 29, 2018 – Dhanusha, India According to local police in Dhanusha, 10 people were overcome by alcohol poisoning after consuming liquor purchased from various shops in the Lakkad area of Kamala Municipality. Police announced that six of the victims died from alcohol poisoning after consuming the spurious liquor. The named deceased ranged in age…

April 11, 2018– Jakarta, Indonesia On April 10,2018 International Press reported that at least 2 dozen people have died in the previous 24 hours from drinking toxic bootleg booze raising the monthly toll to 82. National Police Spokesperson Setyo Wassisto broke down the numbers differently, claiming that 51 have died in West Java alone over…