Spring water bottler voluntarily recalls E. coli infected product
A Pennsylvania water bottler has recalled its product sold under several different labels in New Jersey due to possible E. coli contamination.
Niagara Bottling of says the voluntary recall covers all spring water products produced at their Harrisburg and Allentown facilities between 3 a.m. on June 10 and 8 p.m. on June 18. In a press release, Niagara says customers can check the label on their bottle to see if it is affected.
For example, code A610JUN15 2000 would indicate a product bottled at their Allentown facility (products bottled at Harrisburg begin with the letter F), on production line 6, on June 10 at 8 p.m.
The water can be boiled before drinking to kill all bacteria or returned to the point of purchase. The affected water was bottled under the name Acadia, Best Yet, Nature's Place, Shaws, Acme, 7-11, Pricerite, Shop Rite, Big Y, Niagara, Superchill, Western Beef Blue, Morning Fresh and Wegman's.
E coli has bacteria which may be contaminated with human or animal waste and can make anyone who consumes it sick; people with weakened immune systems, infants and you children and seniors are at particular risk. Symptoms include diarrhea, cramps, nausea, headaches, or other symptom.