E. Coli: Water Recall in New York area

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Contaminated Water

Scribe: N. Tru Bass

Email: ntb@thethinkering.com


E.coli has been discovered in a bottled water spring source that effects many brands.  Niagara Bottling has recalled its bottled water product after discovering the contaminated spring on 10 June. 

Several supermarket chains and stores in the northeast carried the water and have issued caveats about its consumption.  The company is urging customers to avoid drinking the water without boiling, saying , the water should be boiled for one minute and then cooled. 

E.coli’s’ signs and symptoms include, diarrhea, cramps, nausea, headaches, etc.  No complaints have been filed with health agencies or Niagara.  

The contaminated water was sold under the following brand names:

  • 7-Eleven
  • Acadia
  • Acme
  • Big Y
  • Best Yet
  • Morning Fresh
  • Niagara
  • Nature’s Place
  • Pricerite
  • Shaw’s
  • Shoprite
  • Superchill
  • Western Beef Blue
  • Wegman’s
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