S.F. beverage company recalls flavored water

A San Francisco-based beverage company has voluntarily recalled a brand of flavored water because it may be contaminated with a bacterium that causes food poisoning, the California Department of Public Health announced Wednesday.

Soma Beverage Company recalled 16.9-ounce bottles of its Metromint brand flavored water as it might have a bacterium called Bacillis cereus that could cause vomiting and diarrhea, according to officials. Recalled Metromint flavors include peppermint, spearmint, orange mint andlemon mint with a “Best Before’’ date before or of Dec. 21, 2008.

There have been no confirmed illnesses in California, according to officials. Consumers with questions may contact the company at (415) 979-0781 ext. 101.

Bay City News

Bay Area NewsLocal

If you find our journalism valuable and relevant, please consider joining our Examiner membership program.
Find out more at www.sfexaminer.com/join/

Just Posted

Free Muni for Youth program expansion halted by SFMTA budget crisis

Low- and moderate-income kids can still travel for free

Newsom orders multiple counties to shut down bars, indoor restaurants as COVID-19 cases rise

As confirmed cases of COVID-19 rise in California, Gov. Gavin Newsom on… Continue reading

SFPD chief broadly bans release of mugshots

San Francisco police will no longer release booking photos of people arrested… Continue reading

DPW employees call for more sanitary working conditions

Workers say they face limits on access to handwashing, restrooms

SFMTA approves temporary transit-only lanes to counter rising congestion

Agency expects car use, traffic to increase as residents return to work

Most Read