The northern New Jersey products liability attorneys at Breslin and Breslin are reporting that fourteen 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.
If you or a loved one has become sick or injured as a result of drinking bottled water, do not hesitate to contact one of our trusted and experienced New Jersey product liability attorneys today. Eligible parties may be able to recover compensation for their associated damages and losses. To learn if you are entitled to a claim, contact Breslin and Breslin today at 201-546-5881 for a free case evaluation.