A study by Orb Media, a US-based nonprofit media group, revealed that bottled water from top brands around the world was contaminated with tiny plastic particles. The World Health Organization (WHO) said that although this is an emerging area of public concern, there is not yet any evidence of impact on human health. The WHO will conduct an assessment to investigate the potential health risks of micro-plastics in drinking water.
In Singapore, the Food and Veterinary Authority (AVA) has conducted routine laboratory tests and confirmed that bottled water used in Singapore meets safety standards. About monitoring bottled water in Singapore, the AVA said it has adopted a "risk-based approach" to ensure food safety. Food available in the market, including bottled water, are subjected to inspection, sampling, and surveillance to ensure compliance with food safety standards and requirements.
Even in the Vietnamese market, product quality and the safety of consumers are top priorities for
The public is currently interested in plastic waste since there is a large amount of plastic waste spreading into water sources and oceans.
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