Whitehouse, NJ (PRWEB) June 13, 2014
Readington Farms has initiated a voluntary recall of one gallon sized Spring Water bottled on June 5 and June 7, 2014. The affected items have the following information noted on their labels: Source: Valley Crest Farm, Annandale, NJ; Bottled by Readington Farms, Inc. The bottles are marked with the following: XXXXX060514EXP060515 and XXXXX060714EXP060715.
There is a possibility that these products may contain coliform bacteria. No other ShopRite or Price Rite products bottled or produced at Readington Farms Whitehouse, NJ facility are affected by this recall.
Readington Farms produces bottled water under the ShopRite, Price Rite and QuickChek labels and is distributed to ShopRite, Price Rite, The Fresh Grocer, Gristedes and QuickChek stores in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Virginia.
“We are advising customers who purchased gallons of Spring Water at a ShopRite, Price Rite, The Fresh Grocer, Gristedes or QuickChek to check the labels. If the label reads: ‘Source Valley Crest Farm, Annandale, NJ; Bottled by Readington Farms, Inc.,’ they should be returned for an immediate refund or replacement,” stated Readington Farms spokesperson Karen Meleta. “As part of our Food Safety Management System, we routinely test water samples at our facility. In this case, samples tested positive for coliform bacteria. Though subsequent tests were negative, and showed no presence of coliform bacteria, out of an abundance of caution and concern for our customers, we are recalling this product to ensure customer safety.” No illnesses related to the recall have been reported.
This is an isolated incident and affects only gallons of Spring Water bottled by Readington Farms. Readington Farms requests that customers please check the labels of their ShopRite, Price Rite and QuickChek gallons of Spring Water and return any affected bottles to the place of purchase for a full refund or replacement.
Customer questions or concerns can be directed to 1-800-746-7748.