Police have launched an investigation after what appears to be human waste was found in a shipment of drinks cans at a Co Antrim factory.
Multinational Coca-Cola said it was probing the matter with the PSNI. It added products currently on sale were not affected.
The night shift at Lisburn’s Coca-Cola plant was disrupted last week when a container of cans thought to have arrived from Germany clogged up the machines – only for workers to discover a number were filled with what looked like human waste.
“It was absolutely horrible, and the machines had to be turned off for about 15 hours to be cleaned,” a source said. “It was unusual because normally the cans come from somewhere else in the UK, but this time they apparently came from Germany.
“The rumour is that some poor immigrants could have made that long journey in the lorry and that in their desperation were forced to use the cans instead of a toilet. (Read more from “Something Disgusting Was Just Found in These Coca Cola Cans” HERE)