H-E-B issues voluntary recall for gallon water bottles

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Thursday, September 3, 2015
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HOUSTON (KTRK) -- H-E-B has issued a voluntary recall for water jugs that may contain a milk allergen.

The recall is specifically for the Hill Country Fare One Gallon Spring Water with the Best By date of December 19, 2015. No reports of illnesses have been made, but the company says people who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

This voluntary recall is specific to stores located in Houston, Central Texas and the Gulf Coast.

"H-E-B takes every precaution necessary to ensure the integrity and quality of the products sold in our stores," said Winell Herron, Group Vice President of Public Affairs and Diversity. "This voluntary recall has been issued in an abundance of caution to maintain the highest standards of food safety for our customers."

H-E-B is asking customers that may have purchased the impacted product to return it to their H-E-B store for a full refund.

Customers who purchased the affected product can return the product to H-E-B for a full refund. Customers with concerns or questions may contact H-E-B Customer Relations at 210-938-8357 or 1-800-432-3113 between the hours of 8AM and 5PM CST Monday through Friday.

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