July 15, 2002
Granite State Artesian Bottled Water Has been
Concord, NH (SafetyAlerts)
- The New Hampshire Department of Health & Human Services' Bureau of Food
Protection has ordered the recall of Granite State Artesian bottled water
due to the presence of coliforms found in water samples tested this week.
Coliforms are rod-shaped bacteria that can cause illness in humans.
The bottled water, produced by Turner's Dairy in Salem, NH, is distributed
in Massachusetts and in nine New Hampshire stores located in Nashua,
Manchester, Pelham, Salem, and East Derry. All stores have been notified to
remove the water from their shelves.
People who have bottles of Granite State Artesian water at home or work are
asked to return the bottled water to the store where it was purchased.
Those individuals who have questions about this recall or about coliforms
can call the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services at