Product Recall

Media Contact: Teresa Edington, 508-386-8691


Shaw’s Natural Spring Water Included in Niagara Bottling’s Voluntary Recall Due to Possible E. Coli Contamination


Bridgewater, Mass. – June 20, 2015 — Shaw’s announced today that Niagara Bottling is issuing a voluntary recall of certain bottled water products, including Natural Spring Water sold under the Shaw’s brand name, due to concerns that one of Niagara’s spring sources is contaminated with E. coli.


  1. coli bacteria were found in the water supply on June 10, 2015. No illnesses have been reported to date. The recall was issued out of an abundance of caution.

People with severely compromised immune systems, infants, and some elderly may be at increased risk if contaminated water is consumed. People with specific health concerns should consult their physician if they have questions.

Presence of E. coli bacteria indicate that the water may be contaminated with human or animal wastes. Microbes in these wastes can cause diarrhea, cramps, nausea, headaches, or other symptoms.

The following bottled water products sold at Shaw’s in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont have been recalled. The recalled products have Best By dates of 08DEC2016 through 16DEC2016 (December 8, 2016 through December 16, 2016).


Product Name Size UPC Number

On Case Packaging

UPC  Number on Individual Bottles
SHAW’S  Natural Spring  Water (24) PACK 24 Pack

16.9oz Bottles

4567421415 4567452952
SHAWS  Natural Spring Water (35) PACK 35 Pack

16.9oz Bottles

4567453026 4567452952
SHAWS Natural Spring Water

(12) PACK

12 Pack

8.0oz Bottles

4567452217 4567452217


Consumers who purchased these products should discard them or return them for a full refund.  These products have been removed from sale. This recall does not include water sold at Star Markets.


For more information, please call Niagara Bottling, LLC Consumer Service, (877) 487-7873.


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