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Tainted Alcohol In 30+ Hotels, Bars In Mexico Seized

Author:Mr Nicolas Di Nardo
Profession:Devry Smith Frank LLP

Authorities have seized around 10,000 gallons (37,854 litres) of tainted alcohol at resorts in Cancun and Playa Del Carmen in Mexico. The list, which was not released includes more than 30 hotels and night clubs.

These raids occurred in wake of 20-year-old Abbey Conner's death in January. Toxicology reports showed that her blood alcohol level was 0.25. Her family claims that she died after consuming faulty alcohol from the Iberostar Paraiso Maya resort.

The Iberostar chain of resorts defended itself last month, stating that they adhere to regulatory standards and only purchases "sealed bottles (of alcohol) that satisfy all standards required by the designated regulatory authorities."

The government has blamed the tainted alcohol on "bad manufacturing practices" and have identified one of the bars...

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