The Singapore Food Agency (SFA) has detected the presence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in “Starfresh” bottled drinking water during a routine sampling of the product.
Source: Singapore Food Agency (SFA)
The product was imported from Malaysia by Radha Exports Pte Ltd.
SFA has directed the importer to recall all the implicated products.
The recall is ongoing.
2 Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a common environmental bacteria and can be 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.
Use or consumption of products contaminated with Pseudomonas aeruginosa can cause a range of infections but rarely causes serious illness in healthy individuals. 3 Consumers who have purchased the implicated product are advised not to consume it.
Those who have consumed the implicated product and have concerns about their health should seek medical advice. Consumers may contact Radha Exports Pte Ltd at 6220 2777 for enquiries or exchange of product.
For more details, click SFA’s website HERE.