A brand of bottled water sold at Kroger grocery stores is being recalled.
Kroger was informed that Westover Dairy, in cooperation with the Food and Drug Administration, had announced a Class II recall for “Comforts Purified Water with Fluoride,” according to Kroger. The product has a UPC code of 0004126037597.
“The product may show signs of mold, according to the recall report,” a Kroger spokesman said. “Upon notification, we immediately removed all potentially affected items from store shelves and initiated our customer recall notification system.”
The system informs customers who may have purchased the affected products via register receipt messages or automated phone calls.
“Customer and food safety are Kroger’s top priorities, and as such we take every recall seriously,” the statement from Kroger said.
The distribution area for this specific brand of water is South Carolina, Georgia and eastern Alabama, according to the grocery chain.