Chennai: Unsafe drinking water cans being distributed in the suburbs have been seized.
According to reports, food safety officials raided water purifying units in Kolathur, Velacheri and Koyambedu and seized cans for not being filled in a hygienic manner and other issues.
About 500 cans of water were seized near the Koyambedu Metro station for not being up to the standard. The officials found that the cans and the water were sub-standard, or they did not have proper seals.
In these days of water crisis in Chennai and the suburbs, people are depending more and more on can water for their drinking water and cooking needs. This leads to supply of water cans in large numbers.