Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Amman, Jordan

Location: Jordan

Event:  Nestle small size bottled water recalled due to Pseudomonas bacteria.

Local media in Amman, Jordan has announced that certain lots of bottled water labeled “Nestle Small Size” tested to contain the bacteria species Pseudomonas.  U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid affected lots of bottled water (media reports that affected production lots were bottled in July 2018) and to obtain drinking water from a filtered source.

Actions to Take:

  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Seek medical attention if you believe you have developed symptoms from contaminated water.


U.S. Embassy Amman, Jordan

Phone number: +962 6 590-6000, +962 6 590-6500 (after hours)

Email address:

Embassy website:

State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Jordan Country Information 

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