The water of Zamzam in Makkah Not Contain Arsenic

Related to some media coverage about the content of arsenic in bottled Zamzam water, the government of Saudi Arabia said the water of Zamzam in Makkah sterile all forms of toxins including arsenic

The water of Zamzam
The water of Zamzam

May 5, the BBC reported the discovery of arsenic content in bottled Zamzam water in some shops in London's east and south, and in Luton, England. BBC report was based on laboratory results from the British Association of Public Analysts.

Dr. Yunes Ramadan Teinaz, an environmental health officer who previously warned about the holy water, told the BBC that it is a sensitive issue.

According to Saudi Arabian authorities, the export of Zamzam water is an illegal activity, but peaiarah allowed to bring water in small quantities.

Saudi Embassy in London also issued a statement that the water was not polluted. Parties embassy added in the laboratory analysis of Europe in March 2011 stating Zamzam water is safe for human consumption.

Zuhair Nawab, president of the Saudi Geological Survey (SGS), denied the allegations and said his organization has taken adequate steps to ensure the sterile of Zamzam.

According to Muslim belief, Prophet Ibrahim's wife Hajar and her baby Ismail receive Zamzam water in hot dry valley after Hagar ran seven times between Safa and Marwa until he found water.

(Al-Arabiya/Arab News / aso | Photo: Mohammed Adow / Al Jazeera)
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