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Coca-Cola, Diet coke, Cherry-Coke, Fanta, Sprite, Sprite Light, Nestea Splash, Nestea, Aquarius, Bon aqua, Kinley tonic, BL, Lift & Minute Maid.

There have been some outbreaks of dioxin poisoning after people have drank canned coke: http://www.liberation.fr/economie/0101286854-coca-cola-interdit-aussi-en-france-apres-les-intoxications-les-explications-de-la-firme-americaine-ne-convainquent-pas-le-gouvernement

Of course the last line of the article is kinda 'wtf:' La société a suspecté un problème d'emballage lorsque les consommateurs ont expliqué que les canettes dégageaient une odeur désagréable.

So - the people who got sick, got sick because they drank from cans of coke that smelled bad. Herp, derp?

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Re: Coca Cola products outlawed in France (and Belgium) (temporarily?)
« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2012, 07:04:44 AM »
drink doughboy instead 8)
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Re: Coca Cola products outlawed in France (and Belgium) (temporarily?)
« Reply #2 on: August 17, 2012, 07:50:15 AM »
Phil, did you get sick?
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Re: Coca Cola products outlawed in France (and Belgium) (temporarily?)
« Reply #3 on: August 17, 2012, 01:20:20 PM »
les canettes dégageaient une odeur désagréable.

C'est Coke. Comment qu'on peut connaître?
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Re: Coca Cola products outlawed in France (and Belgium) (temporarily?)
« Reply #4 on: August 18, 2012, 11:21:19 PM »
herp derp indeed.

I smell everything before I drink or eat.  It drives my wife crazy.  Apparently in central american culture it is considered rude.  I'm not too bothered by it, if something smells stinks, I wont eat it. 

I guess that’s the rude part, because I find dishes made with stinky cheese inedible.  One whiff and I pass. 

Who would drink a can of soda that stuck and was obviously infected? 

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Re: Coca Cola products outlawed in France (and Belgium) (temporarily?)
« Reply #5 on: August 19, 2012, 07:17:29 AM »
Who would drink a can of coke no matter what the smell? I bleed Pepsi!  ;D
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Re: Coca Cola products outlawed in France (and Belgium) (temporarily?)
« Reply #6 on: August 19, 2012, 08:37:12 AM »
This is why beer > soda. If this happened to SNPA, you could just go brew it your damn self.
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Re: Coca Cola products outlawed in France (and Belgium) (temporarily?)
« Reply #7 on: August 19, 2012, 01:16:41 PM »
Who would drink a can of coke no matter what the smell? I bleed Pepsi!  ;D
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Re: Coca Cola products outlawed in France (and Belgium) (temporarily?)
« Reply #8 on: August 19, 2012, 01:31:57 PM »
They drink Coke in France? I thought everything was served with wine and heavy cream.
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