If you bought bottled drinking water recently, beware.
The Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority (AVA) has detected the presence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in Guang Li Liang bottled drinking water during a routine sampling of the product.
Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a common environmental bacteria and can be found in faeces, soil, water and sewage, said AVA in a press release.
The product was imported from Malaysia by BSY Power of Light Trading. AVA has directed the importer to recall the implicated product.
The bacteria can multiply in water environments and also on the surface of suitable organic materials in contact with water. Use or consumption of contaminated products contaminated can cause a range of infections, but rarely causes serious illness in healthy individuals.
The recall is on-going. Details of the implicated product are as follows:
Product name: Guang Li Liang bottled drinking water
Batch number: 18228
Expiry date: 040820, 260820, 290820