Recall of Bottled Water which might be Contaminated with E. coli in Ireland

Issue Date 17 July 2008
Source of Information Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI)
Food Product Bottled Water
Name of Products and Sizes Pure Spring Natural Still Water
In 500ml, 1-litre, 2-litre and 5-litre retail size bottles and 19-litre water-cooler bottles.
Name of Manufacturer Pure Spring, Lisnalong, Ballybay, Co. Monaghan. 
Durability Indication Best Before date of “December 2008” and “December 2009” 
Reason for Recall Presence of E. coli in the bottled water, which indicates faecal contamination of the supply water used for the product.
Action Taken by the Centre for Food Safety The CFS has contacted the Irish authorities for more information. The CFS has alerted the trade and is closely monitoring the situation.
Advice to the Trade Stop selling the affected products.
Advice to Consumers Stop drinking the affected products.
Further Information The FSAI website
The CFS press release

Centre for Food Safety
Food and Environmental Hygiene Department
17th July 2008