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June 19, 1999 | From Times Wire Services
The health scare over Coca-Cola Co.'s beverages bottled in Belgium and France spread Friday as Spain withdrew 390,000 bottles of drinks from sale, despite no recorded cases of health problems caused by Coca-Cola in Spain, officials said. Spanish media reported that drinks imported from Belgium were withdrawn from six Spanish regions, just as Coca-Cola moved to give the Brussels government new information to try to get the Belgian ban on its products lifted.
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June 24, 1999 | Associated Press
Coca-Cola Co. prepared to resume Belgian production today after the government agreed to let two factories reopen under strict conditions, two weeks after the first reports of illnesses from children who drank the company's soft drinks. But a Coca-Cola plant in nearby northern France remained closed as judicial officials opened an investigation to determine why hundreds of people who drank from cans produced there fell ill.
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May 14, 1996 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Coca-Cola Enterprises to Buy European Firms: The Atlanta-based concern said it signed a letter of intent to acquire Coca-Cola bottling and canning operations in France and Belgium for $915 million in cash and assumption of debt. The operations include Coca-Cola Beverages and Coca-Cola Production in France and S.A. Beverage Sales Holding in Belgium, which had 1995 revenue of $1.2 billion. Summerfield Johnston Jr., vice chairman and chief executive of Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc.
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June 19, 1999 | From Times Wire Services
The health scare over Coca-Cola Co.'s beverages bottled in Belgium and France spread Friday as Spain withdrew 390,000 bottles of drinks from sale, despite no recorded cases of health problems caused by Coca-Cola in Spain, officials said. Spanish media reported that drinks imported from Belgium were withdrawn from six Spanish regions, just as Coca-Cola moved to give the Brussels government new information to try to get the Belgian ban on its products lifted.
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June 24, 1999 | Associated Press
Coca-Cola Co. prepared to resume Belgian production today after the government agreed to let two factories reopen under strict conditions, two weeks after the first reports of illnesses from children who drank the company's soft drinks. But a Coca-Cola plant in nearby northern France remained closed as judicial officials opened an investigation to determine why hundreds of people who drank from cans produced there fell ill.
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May 14, 1996 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Coca-Cola Enterprises to Buy European Firms: The Atlanta-based concern said it signed a letter of intent to acquire Coca-Cola bottling and canning operations in France and Belgium for $915 million in cash and assumption of debt. The operations include Coca-Cola Beverages and Coca-Cola Production in France and S.A. Beverage Sales Holding in Belgium, which had 1995 revenue of $1.2 billion. Summerfield Johnston Jr., vice chairman and chief executive of Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc.
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