WALKERTON, Ont . -- Two grocery stores here helped provide pure water to a community stricken by E. coli contamination of its municipal water supply, even as the supermarkets themselves had to import water for store use. At least seven people have died since mid-May of the intestinal bacteria, authorities said, and about 1,000 have become ill. Ray Wright, owner of Wright's Knechtal Food Market, said "None of the tap water can be used. Even if you wash in it, you must rinse your hands in a ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
Why Register for FREE?
Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.
Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.