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HEB Recalls Bottled Water for Milk Allergen Contamination

Frank Hoffman1 year ago

H-E-B has issued a voluntary recall of gallon water bottles which may have been contaminated with a milk allergen.

About the Water Bottle Recall

According to ABC 13, the water bottles may contain a milk allergen which could cause serious or life threatening allergic reactions to individuals who have a milk-related allergy or sensitivity.

H-E-B acknowledges that the recalled products were sold in Houston as well as throughout Central Texas and the Gulf Coast.

Consumers with a milk sensitivity who suspect that they are in possession the impacted product should refrain from consumption and return the bottle to an H-E-B store for a full refund.

Description of Recalled Water Bottles

  • The recall affects water bottles sold by H-E-B under the label: “Hill County Fare One Gallon Spring Water.”
  • Recalled bottles have a printed ‘Best By’ date of December 19, 2015.
  • No incidents have been reported as of yet, however anyone with a milk allergy could experience a highly serious allergic reaction should they ingest the contaminated water.  


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