GUWAHATI: Commissionerate of Food Safety under the Assam Government had prohibited the manufacture, storage, distribution and sale of Bisleri, a brand packed drinking water due to high fluoride contamination.
An official notification issued by Commissioner of Food Safety stated that the sample of packaged drinking water (Bisleri brand) is unsafe in terms of the provisions of the Food Safety & Standards Act, 2006. Prohibition on manufacture and sale of Bisleri packaged drinking water will continue for the next 30 days. After a fresh sample of the packaged drinking water (Bisleri brand) was recently taken, it was found fit for consumption. As such, the brand is released again in the market and people can now buy it without worrying about the health risks.