UAE Authorities Confirm Safety of Perrier Water brand in Abu Dhabi Markets

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Authorities in Abu Dhabi have recently assured consumers that Perrier water products available in local markets are safe.

The Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Safety Authority (ADAFSA) issued a statement on Sunday, emphasizing their commitment to ensuring the safety and quality of all food products circulating in the emirate. The ADAFSA stated that they are implementing rigorous measures and protocols to prevent the distribution of any unsafe or unhealthy items.

They highlighted the comprehensive control procedures in place across the entire supply chain, including stringent checks on imported food products at various ports. The market allows only those products that meet approved specifications. This proactive approach aims to safeguard public health by maintaining high standards of food safety.

This reassurance follows heightened scrutiny of Nestle's bottled mineral water brands, including Perrier, prompted by warnings from French regulators. The discovery of traces of 'fecal' contamination at extraction sites raised concerns about the quality of these products. The French food safety watchdog recommended stricter monitoring of Nestle's facilities, adding to ongoing investigations into alleged illegal purification methods employed by the company.

To further ensure consumer protection, ADAFSA emphasized the regular inspection and sampling of food products at sales centers. This practice aims to verify their suitability for consumption and uphold quality standards.

ADAFSA underscored the paramount importance of consumer confidence in the safety and integrity of locally available food items, whether domestically produced or imported. ADAFSA stressed the importance of maintaining trust in the quality of products offered in local markets, underscoring their commitment to ensuring public health and well-being.

Authorities in Abu Dhabi are proactively addressing concerns regarding the safety of Perrier water products and other food items. Their robust regulatory measures and strict enforcement protocols aim to uphold the highest standards of food safety and protect consumers from potential health risks.

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