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Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Mountain Pure Bottled Water Recalled for Mold Contamination

Posted By on Wed, May 11, 2011 at 12:00 PM

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In Clinton, Arkansas? Don't drink the water! Not even the bottled stuff, because it's been recalled.

Mountain Pure Water in Little Rock, Arkansas voluntarily recalled cases of 16.9-ounce bottles of water. The Arkansas Department of Health issued a statement that a sample of the water tested positive for mold contamination. It's a Class 3 recall, meaning the contamination is unlikely to harm healthy people who might consume it, but could pose a risk to people with impaired immune systems.

The recall's a double-whammy for the town of Clinton, which received 1000 cases of the recalled water to ease a local water shortage. Heavy rains have damaged the town's water treatment plant. Residents were under a boil order for several days.

Want to see how much water Clinton is trying to return?

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