Niagara Water recalls bottled water due to possible E. coli contamination

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Monday, June 22, 2015
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HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Authorities say water bottled by a Pennsylvania bottling company may be contaminated with E. coli.

Niagra Water is recalling spring water bottled between June 10 and June 18 at its Pennsylvania facilities in Hamburg, Berks County or Upper Macungie, Lehigh County.

According to the Pennsylvania authorities, Niagara purchased spring water from Far Away Springs-Auburn in Schuylkill County, and multiple water quality sample results from Far Away Springs taken during routine testing have indicated the presence of E. coli in the water.

Niagra issued a statement on their website, saying:

"Out of an abundance of caution and in the interests of maintaining the highest possible standards for product quality, Niagara is issuing a voluntary recall for all spring water products produced from its Pennsylvania manufacturing facilities during the June 10th - June 18th time frame.Niagara was notified that the source was potentially compromised. There have been no reports of any illness or injury related to the above mentioned products to date and finished product testing detected no contaminants or issues of any kind. This voluntary withdrawal is being implemented in cooperation with State and Federal Agencies."

The products were sold under the following brand names:

Acadia

Acme

Big Y

Best Yet

7-11

Niagara

Nature's Place

Pricerite

Superchill

Morning Fresh

Shaws

Shoprite

Western Beef Blue

Wegman's

For more information, contact Niagara at (877) 487-7873, or visit niagarawater.com/consumer-notice.