World Bulletin / News Desk
The Ministry of Health has announced that it has discovered 15 bottled water companies that are selling unsanitary water in violation of government health codes, in a written statement it released on Friday.
The ministry stated that it had tested water samples taken from over 1,000 bottled water treatment plants and discovered that Gençsu, Karlık Madran, Alka Madran, İvriz Su!, Beysu, EDK Lara, Hünkar, Revan, Buzdağ, Kardelen, İdeal, Hazar Vox Nida, Bahçeayran, Esensu Özayran and Kabalak all contained unsanitary levels of bacteria. The ministry added that they are continuing to investigate bottled water companies and will announce any other finds.
Five days ago, the ministry had announced fiver other brands of bottled water that were found to be unsanitary, namely, Buzada, Erpınar, Alps, Kervansaray and Yalısu.
The government has warned companies against compromising on the quality of water in order to meet the high demand resulting from sweltering summer temperatures. It also underlined that random inspections will continue and that if companies are found to be in violation of health codes, the ministry will take steps to protect the health of consumers.
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