The FDA Announced a recall by North Country Spring Water, Ltd.,of Port Kent, New York, of all bottled water products due to potential coliform bacteria contamination. The company’s products were distributed in New York, Vermont and New Jersey. Although no illnesses have been confirmed, those who may have consumed this water and have health concerns should consult with their doctor immediately.
According to the FDA,
“the New York State Department of Health has confirmed coliform bacteria and diatoms in some samples of bottled water produced by North Country Spring Water, Ltd. The presence of coliform bacteria in bottled water is a violation of the New York State Sanitary Code. The presence of diatoms could mean that untreated or partially treated surface water is contaminating the source water that is bottled and sold.”