Niagra recalled bottled water after one of their manufacturing plants was found to have evidence of E. Coli, according to the Denver Post article entitled, “Niagra recalls bottled spring water on E. Coli concern” Also according to the article, the evidence of the E.Coli was discovered on June 10. Niagra put a statement on its website saying they were not informed by the spring operator that there was evidence of E. Coli.
The brands currently under recall, according to the Niagara Water website are Acadia, Acme, Big Y, Best Yet, 7-11, Niagara, Nature’s Place, Pricerite, Super Chill, Morning Fresh, Shaws, Shoprite, Western Beef Blue and Wegman’s.
The company advises not to drink water labeled under the recalled brands without boiling it first. Some consumers find this to be an unnecessary hassle due to the basic idea behind bottled water.
Why you dumb asses, if we wanted to boil our water we would boil our tap water and not waste $1.00 on bottled… http://t.co/ePv8qqmWqh
— Linda Tillotson (@TooTillotson) June 23, 2015
Others who already disapprove of bottled water are encouraging its decline due to the recent recall.
Bottled water is such a scam, on so many many levels, hopefully this will be the beginning of its decline http://t.co/9WqLSgTabZ
— lily wells (@gisella10) June 23, 2015
— Wholesome Meal (@WholesomeMeal) June 24, 2015
I mean you really shouldn't drink bottled water anyway, but… http://t.co/R2dP4G3Yss
— Blacktacular! (@blacktacular503) June 23, 2015
Despite the warning, the company stated on their website that “there have been no issues or E. coli contamination of any kind detected in our finished products or in the spring water that was delivered to our bottling facility.”
Because of this statement and the cautious voluntary recall, some appreciate the company’s ferverous effort to keep unsafe water off the market.
Bravo to Niagra for a proactive recall! Many companies could learn from that. #WaterRecall
— Jim Udder (@Jim_Udder) June 23, 2015
However, that doesn’t stop the worries and social media hysteria regarding the issue.
*reads story about Niagara water recall…looks down at bottle of water I am drinking…uh oh…*
— Susie Timm (@susietimm) June 23, 2015
Bottled water recall? Ok it's a wrap. Armageddon is coming.
— caprise scott (@sunmanpatu) June 23, 2015
So there was a water recall for a batch of waters because of possible E Coli contamination… I drank 4 yesterday
— Scoop (@ScoopCollins) June 23, 2015
I hardly drink water and thanks to all these recalls I'll probably never drink water ever again
— Jax (@jackiepoooo) June 23, 2015
Wtf theres recalls on water!????? What water wtf thats all i drink. Am i gonna die?
— Rainbow Bitch. (@Lesbehonesst_) June 23, 2015