Health Advisories and Product Recalls

Health Advisories
Health Advisories are advisory and/or cautionary statements from local health officials, state health agencies, or federal health agencies that provide guidance, information, or precautions relating to the health and safety of the residents of Wichita Falls, Wichita County, and the State of Texas. They can relate to weather conditions, disease trends, events that can impact on health or well being, or precautions residents need to take. Visitors should check back frequently as these advisories are posted as quickly as they are received. The Advisories are listed in the archive by date, with the most recent at the beginning and the oldest at the bottom. You may search by date, subject, or by a specific word or phrase.

Product Recalls
Product recalls are postings that recall food products, manufactured goods, toys, or other items which the continued use of could impact on the health and/or safety of the public. They include such items as contaminated food and/or drink products, defective merchandise, toys that can be hazardous to children, or other items that can impact on public safety and health. As with Health Advisories, Product Recalls are posted as soon as received, so visitors should check them often for any new updates. The Recalls are listed in the archive by date, with the most recent at the beginning and the oldest at the bottom. You may search by date, subject, or by a specific word or phrase.

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Chetak New York L.L.C. Recalls 14.1 oz. Jar of "Deep Coriander Powder" Because of Possible Health Risk
08/21/2015 09:38 AM EDT
Chetak New York L.L.C. of Edison, NJ is recalling 300 jars of 14.1oz "Deep Coriander Powder", Lot# LE15152, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain.

Sincerely Nuts Recalls Raw Macadamia Nuts Because Of Possible Health Risk
09/02/2015 01:22 PM EDT
Sincerely Nuts Inc. of Brooklyn, NY, is recalling packages of Sincerely Nuts Macadamia Nuts (Raw) Whole and Sincerely Nuts Macadamia Nuts (Raw) Unsalted Halves and Pieces because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain.

Andrew and Williamson Fresh Produce Recalls Limited Edition Brand Cucumbers Because of Possible Health Risk 09/05/2015 02:27 PM EDT
Andrew and Williamson Fresh Produce (“A&W”) of San Diego, California is voluntarily recalling all cucumbers sold under the Limited Edition® label during the period from August 1, 2015 through September 3, 2015 because it may be contaminated with Salmonella.

The Kraft Heinz Company Expands Voluntary Recall of Wrapped American Slices
09/08/2015 12:53 PM EDT
The Kraft Heinz Company is expanding the voluntary recall of select code dates and manufacturing codes of individually-wrapped American slices due to the possibility that a thin strip of the individual packaging film may remain adhered to the slice after the wrapper has been removed. If the film sticks to the slice and is not removed, it could potentially cause a choking hazard.

Texas Star Nut and Food Co., Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Natural Macadamia Nuts and Simply Raw Trail Mix Due To Possible Salmonella Contamination
10/03/2015 10:14 AM EDT
Texas Star Nut and Food Co., Inc. VOLUNTARILY RECALLS Nature’s Eats, Natural Macadamia Nuts 6oz and Southern Grove, Simply Raw Trail Mix 8oz. The above products have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

Homestat Farm Recalls Organic Steel Cut Oats & Chia With Flax And Rye Flakes Because Of Possible Health Risk 11/12/2015 05:01 PM EST
Homestat Farm of Dublin, OH is recalling some of its 42-ounce packages only of Organic Steel Cut Oats & Chia with Flax and Rye Flakes because the flax seed ingredient has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain.

SpaghettiOs Original 14.2oz Cans Recalled Due to Potential Choking Hazard
11/12/2015 09:18 PM EST
Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) is voluntarily recalling 14.2 ounce cans of SpaghettiOs Original due to a potential choking hazard posed by pieces of red plastic found in a small number of cans. This plastic material is from parts of the can lining which may peel off.