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Recall of Fionn Uisce Bottled water due to the presence of E. coli

Saturday, 23 May 2009

Category 2:

For Information

Alert Notification:

Alert Notification: 2009.03


Fionn Uisce Bottled water – 18.9 litres bulk containers

Batch Code:

All batches – See label below

Country Of Origin:



The Health Service Executive (HSE) has informed the Food Safety Authority of Ireland that samples of water used by Fionn Uisce in its 18.9 litre bulk containers do not comply with the microbiological criteria for bottled water [European Communities (Natural Mineral Waters, Spring Waters and Other Waters in Bottles or Containers) Regulations 2007 – S.I. No. 225 of 2007].

The water is produced by Fionn Uisce Limited, Stafford Street, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary at its bottling plant in Killaloe, Co. Clare. The containers are supplied mainly to offices and businesses but some have been supplied to domestic users.

Fionn Uisce Limited has initiated a product recall and is contacting its customers.




Nature Of Danger:

The FSAI is advising that as a precaution this water should not be consumed due to the presence of E. coli, an indicator of faecal contamination.
No action is required: this alert is for information only


Dorothy Guina-Dornan
Consumer Protection


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