Robert: Labatt switches production to hand sanitizer

Labatt Breweries of Canada is getting involved in the fight against COVID-19 the best way they know how; by manufacturing a product with alcohol in it.

The company said Sunday its plan to produce 50 000 bottles of hand sanitizer to be donated to Food Banks Canada, frontline workers and restaurants and bars while they remain open.

“This is a national crisis like we haven’t seen in our lifetimes and we feel an obligation to do everything we can to help through our Disaster Relief Program,” says vice-president of legal and corporate affairs at Labatt Canada, Charlie Angelakos.

The hand sanitizer will be produced at Labatt facilities in London, Edmonton, Montreal, Vancouver, and Toronto.

Production will be in line with hand sanitizer guidelines established by the World Health Organization.



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