August 02, 2015

"Distillers in China added Viagra to thousands of bottles of spirits and told customers it had 'health-preserving qualities,' food safety officials say."

BBC More than 5,300 bottles of alcohol were seized by the investigators in the southern city of Liuzhou.

'They also found packets of a white powder called Sildenafil, better known as the anti-impotence drug Viagra.

'Police in the Guangxi region are now investigating the two distillers.

'The Liuzhou Food and Drug Administration said (in Chinese) that the powder was added to three different types of 'baijiu' - a strong, clear spirit that is the most popular drink in China.

'They said the haul was worth up to 700,000 yuan (£72,000; $113,000).'

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