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NOT REAL NEWS: Government didn't find cocaine in Coors Light

DENVER (AP) — The U.S. government didn’t find Coors Light beer laced with cocaine, despite claims that originated on a satirical website.

 

March 31, 2018



DENVER (AP) — The U.S. government didn’t find Coors Light beer laced with cocaine, despite claims that originated on a satirical website.

The article claiming the Food and Drug Administration discovered “thousands” of contaminated beers nationwide first appeared in 2014 at the site huzlers. The claims continue to be shared via social media.

The story quoted an FDA employee named Arnold Francis and said the agency ordered Coors Light production halted for at least 30 days after thousands of people reported feeling “weird, high and even sick” after drinking the beer.

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