Singapore Issues Recall Of Contaminated Bottled Water

SINGAPORE

Authorities here have issued a recall of bottled mineral water imported from Malaysia after it was found to contain Pseudomonas aeruginosa, a common environmental bacterium that is found in faeces, soil, water and sewage. The Singapore Food Agency (SFA) said it has directed the importer Radha Exports to recall all affected products, with the process ongoing. It pointed out that the bacterium can multiply in water environments and also on the surface of suitable organic materials in contact with water.

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