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  • Recall of Garden of Life RAW Products

    On Jan. 29, 2016, Garden of Life, LLC voluntarily recalled a limited quantity of its RAW Meal Organic Shake & Meal products available in chocolate, original, vanilla, and vanilla chai because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
  • Five steps to staying healthy

    It is that time of the year again, flu season has arrived. Aside from the flu, the common cold is also prevalent due to the dramatic weather changes. There are plenty of tips and remedies to stay healthy, and your Sheppard Air Force Base public health office wants you to remember these important steps to prevent the spread of illness.1. Get
  • Whooping Cough cases in Wichita Falls

    There has been an increase in Pertussis cases in Wichita County. Pertussis is a respiratory illness that can be transmitted from person to person - parent to child - by coughing and sneezing in a shared breathing space. Pertussis is commonly known as "Whooping Cough" because of the sound made when gasping for air after coughing. Pertussis most
  • Bimbo Bakeries USA recalls bread

    Bimbo Bakeries USA initiated a regional recall of bread products due to the possible presence of glass caused by a broken light bulb at one of its bakeries.The company announced the recall after receiving three consumer reports of small fragments of glass found on the outside of the bread.The recalled products are breads under the brand names of
  • Kraft Heinz Foods Recalls Turkey Bacon Products

    Kraft Heinz Foods recalled approximately 2,068,467 pounds of turkey bacon products due to a possibility it may expire before the "Best When Used By" date.Kraft Heinz Foods produced the turkey bacon between May 31, 2015, and Aug. 6, 2015. The food item subject to recall bears the establishment number "P-9070" inside U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • Kapowsin Meats pork recall

    Kapowsin Meats recalled approximately 116,262 pounds of whole hogs for barbeque that may be contaminated with Salmonella Enteritidis.The Washington State Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention identified 134 patients with illness onset dates ranging from April 25, 2015, to July 29, 2015.The whole hogs for barbeque
  • Kraft Heinz Company recalls variety of Kraft Singles products

    The Kraft Heinz Company is voluntarily recalling select code dates and manufacturing codes of Kraft Singles individually-wrapped 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
  • Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease

    Hand, foot, and mouth disease is very common a viral illness that typically affects children younger than five years old; however, adults can be infected by this illness as well, such as those in basic training or technical training. HFMD is spread from person to person through nose and throat secretions, such as saliva, sputum, or nasal mucus,
  • Boil Water Rescind Notice for Bldgs 1360, 1362, 691, 692, 693, 791, 792, and 793

    Boil Water Rescind Notice for Sheppard AFB, Potable Water System (PWS) ID 2430007, Wichita Falls, Texas1.  On 06 August 2015, Sheppard AFB PWS issued a boil water notification for Bldgs 1360, 1362, 691, 692, 693, 791, 792, and 793, Sheppard AFB, TX 76311 to comply with Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). The notification was to inform
  • Cyclospora

    Nearly 15,000 cases of Cyclospora infections occur each year in the U.S.  Recently there has been an outbreak of Cyclospora in the Dallas area caused by cilantro that was imported from Mexico.Cyclospora cayetanensis is a very small parasite that causes an intestinal infection called cyclosporiasis.  Once someone ingests the parasite, they do not