FDA suspends around 40 bottled water operations in Yangon

Writer: 
Eithinzar Kyaw
Officials from Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Department conduct a surprise check on a bottled water plant.

 

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Department has placed a temporary ban on about 40 undisciplined bottled water operations and closed nine unlicensed ones, said the FDA (Yangon)’s Deputy Director Dr Min Wan.

“The number of suspended bottled water businesses this year has exceeded 40. The FDA has lifted its ban on some of them after checking on them.”

The public can complaint about unlicensed bottled water industries to Myanmar Food and Drug Supervisory Committee, Township Food and Drug Supervisory Committee and Public Health Department, with evidence.