Six packaged drinking water units in Chennai have been sealed by a team of officials due to their operation without a license and poor manufacturing practices. The officials, representing the Food Safety Department, the Greater Chennai Corporation, and the Chennai Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board (CMWSSB), conducted a joint inspection of 19 packaged drinking water units in the city. The inspection aimed to identify units that were selling water without proper authorization and those engaged in substandard manufacturing practices.
This action by the authorities highlights the importance of adhering to licensing regulations and maintaining high manufacturing standards in the packaged drinking water industry. Ensuring that drinking water units operate with proper authorization and follow appropriate manufacturing practices is crucial for safeguarding public health and preventing the sale of substandard products. By conducting joint inspections, the authorities can combine their expertise and resources to effectively identify and take action against non-compliant units.
Overall, this incident underscores the commitment of the authorities to enforce regulations and maintain quality standards in the packaged drinking water sector to protect consumers from potential health risks associated with unlicensed and poorly