Bottled water brand in Singapore recalled after bacteria detected
AVA has recalled contaminated bottled water in Singapore after bacteria normally found in faeces, soil, water and sewage was detected...
The Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority (AVA) has detected the presence of bacteria in Guang Li Liang bottled drinking water during a routine sampling of the product. The product was imported from Malaysia, said the AVA on 8 September 2018.
Contaminated Bottled Water in Singapore
The product was found to contain Pseudomonas aeruginosa, bacteria that is commonly found in faeces, soil, water and sewage. It can multiply in water environments and also on the surface of suitable organic materials in contact with water.
The AVA also adds that, “use or consumption of products contaminated with this bacteria can cause a range of infections but rarely causes serious illness in healthy individuals.”
Details of the implicated product are as follows:
Guang Li Liang bottled drinking water
Batch number – 18228
Expiry date – 040820, 260820, 290820
“Consumers who have the implicated products are advised to not consume them. Consumers who feel unwell may wish to seek medical attention.”
“For enquiries, consumers may contact BSY POWER OF LIGHT TRADING PTE LTD at 9756 8786 or via [email protected]”