UPDATED: Niagara Bottling Recalls 14 Brands of Bottled Water for Possible E.Coli Contamination
'Niagara Bottling Recalls Bottled Water Sold at Select Northeast Wegmans .'
About 15 brands of bottled water have been recalled for possible E. coli contamination.
Niagara Bottling, the supplier for various store-brand bottled water, issued the recall as a precautionary measure as no illnesses have been reported.
Niagara said the operator of two springs that supply water to the company failed to report evidence of E. coli. "Once we were informed of the potential presence of E. coli at the spring source, we immediately shut down our operations, disinfected our bottling lines and initiated a voluntary recall in an abundance of caution and in the interests of consumer safety," wrote the company in a statement on its website.
The recall affects 14 generic and store brands: Acadia, Acme, Big Y, Best Yet, 7-Eleven, Niagara, Nature's Place, Pricerite, Superchill, Morning Fresh, Shaws, Shoprite, Western Beef Blue and Wegman's.
Only bottled water produced in Niagara's Pennsylvania plants from June 10 - 18, 2015 are affected by the recall. Bottled water produced outside of that timeframe or in another plant are not affected by the recall.
More information can be found on the company's website.
According to a release from the company, the bottled water is treated with a continuous ozonation process, which is proven to kill E. coli.
Consumers who have any of the recalled bottled water can return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.