22 August 2019 No Comments by The Northern Standard

By Veronica Corr

This week, Celtic Pure, through their PR company Legacy Consultants confirmed to The Northern Standard that there had been no lay-offs, production was running at their facility in Corcreagh, Shercock PO, Monaghan and that Well 3 had been closed indefinitely. The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has a service contract with the Health Service Executive (HSE). Last Friday, the FSAI released a list of their most recent closure orders which included one served two days previously (14th August) on Celtic Pure’s Well 3.

Although the full report is not available until the beginning of next month, the following details were published on the FSAI’s website in relation to Celtic Pure: “Closed activity: Production of all Spring Waters and Production of Other Waters from Well 3,” in accordance with EC (Official Control of Foodstuffs) Regulations 2010.

An updated statement received this week from the bottled water company read as follows: “Celtic Pure would like to confirm The Food Safety Authority of Ireland has recently recommended the removal of a limited number of batches of several own-brand waters supplied by Celtic Pure Unlimited due to an above normal level of organic minerals present. “The limited recall is the result of a mechanical failure of a filtration device which has been isolated to one of our many springs. The quality team has taken immediate action and removed this device and source and we can confirm that this…

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