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'Fireball Whisky' Yanked Over Antifreeze Ingredient

'Fireball Whisky' Yanked Over Antifreeze Ingredient

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(NEWSER) – Fireball Cinnamon Whisky is red-hot in the US and gaining traction abroad, becoming especially big at frat parties and recently declared the "most popular shot for college students," reports the Daily Beast. But a batch of the whisky that "Tastes like Heaven, Burns like Hell" has just been recalled in Finland, Sweden, and Norway.

The problem? Apparently Europe has different standards for how much propylene glycol—an ingredient found in antifreeze—is safe for human consumption. As Tim Mak notes, "In your Prestone Low-Tox, it's an antifreeze. In Fireball, it's used as a sweetener."

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