Niagara Bottling Voluntarily Recalls 14 Brands of Water Due to Possible Contamination from Human or Animal Wastes

GTY_water_bottles_sk_150622_16x9_992

A water bottling company is issuing a voluntary recall due to a possible E. coli contamination and urging people to boil their bottled water first or avoid drinking it altogether.

Niagara Bottling said today that one of its spring sources has a “positive indication” of E. coli, which the company said indicates that the water may be contaminated with human or animal wastes. The company said it has not received any reports of illness or injury.

“As the spring source did not notify us in a timely manner, we have discontinued the use of this source,” the company said.

Out of caution, the company said it is recalling all its spring water products produced at its facilities in Hamburg and Allentown, Pennsylvania, from June 10, 3 a.m., to June 18, 8 p.m., 2015.

The products were sold under the following 14 brands:

Acadia, Acme, Big Y, Best Yet, 7-11, Niagara, Nature’s Place, Pricerite, Superchill, Morning Fresh, Shaw’s, Shoprite, Western Beef Blue and Wegman’s.

Niagara advised customers to boil the affected water for one minute and let it cool before using.

Click here to continue reading…

SOURCE: SUSANNA KIM
ABC News

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s