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Recall of Branded Bottled Waters Due to Elevated Levels of Arsenic

Friday, 2 August 2019

Summary
Category 1:

For Action

Alert Notification:

2019.37

Product:

Aldi/ Comeragh (Still and Sparkling), Applegreen (Still), Broderick (Still), Dunnes Stores (Still and Sparkling and Flavoured), Itica (Still), Lidl (Still), Londis (Still), Mace (Still), Macari (Still), Plane (Still), San Marino (Still) and Spar (Still).  Please refer to the table for full details at this link.

Batch Code:

Please refer to the table for full details at this link.

Country Of Origin:

Ireland

Message:

Arsenic was detected above the legal limit in several branded still and sparkling bottled waters.  The implicated batches are being recalled from consumers.  Point-of-sale notices will be displayed in stores supplied with the implicated batches.

For more information, please see: https://www.fsai.ie/news_centre/news_alert/bottled_water_03082019.html

Nature Of Danger:

Arsenic, a heavy metal, was detected at levels above the prescribed legal limit.

Action Required:

Manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, caterers & retailers:

Retailers are requested to remove the implicated batches from sale and display a point of sale recall notice in stores.

Consumers:

Consumers are advised not to drink the implicated batches of water.  If you have consumed any of the affected batches and feel unwell, please contact your GP.