14 brands of bottled water recalled over E. coli fears

bottled-waterFourteen brands of bottled water have been recalled due to a potential E. coli contamination including food store brands ShopRite, Stop & Shop, Giant, Acme and Wegman’s.

Niagara Bottling has issued the voluntary recall for water bottled in its Pennsylvania facilities in Allentown and Hamburg mark with a code that begins with A or F respectively.

E. coli bacteria shows the water may be polluted with human or animal waste and can cause cause diarrhea, cramps, nausea, headaches, or other symptoms if consumed.

There have been no reports of illness.

The following brands bottled between June 10 and June 18 are affected: Acadia, Acme, Big Y, Best Yet, 7-11, Niagara, Nature’s Place, Pricerite, Superchill, Morning Fresh, Shaws, Shoprite, Western Beef Blue and Wegman’s.

The company said it was notified by its spring source of the contamination on June 10 and has since discontinued the use of the water source since it did not notify the company in a timely manner.

The full list of case codes can be found here.

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