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Measles Update:

The CDC has reported an outbreak of measles in the United States. It is important to check your children's and your own immunization record to ensure two doses of the MMR vaccine has been administered. Measles is a highly contagious virus that can spread through coughing, sneezing, surfaces, or airspace. Those infected with measles can spread the rash to others four days before and four days after the rash appears.

For a copy of your immunization record or questions regarding the MMR vaccine, please contact your primary care provider or the Rock County Health Department at 608-757-5440 or 608-364-2010. Please visit our Immunization Resources page for information & eligibility requirements for immunization services provided by the Rock County Health Department. 


Measles Resources:

CDC Measles Webpage

Wisconsin Immunization Registry

Measles Fact Sheet from Wisconsin Division of Public Health: (English)    (Spanish)




General Mills voluntarily recalls a limited quantity of frozen Cascadian Farm Cut Green Beans

08/26/2015 04:49 PM EDT

General Mills today announced a voluntary Class I recall of a limited quantity of frozen Cascadian Farm Cut Green Beans produced over two days in March 2014. The recall is being issued as a precaution after one package of finished product tested positive for the presence of Listeria monocytogenes.


 Recall Sam Mills Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Granola Bar

08/26/2015 02:06 PM EDT

Sam Mills USA LLC is voluntarily recalling approximately 11,083 cases of - 4.4 ounce boxes of Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Granola Bars because of a risk of cross contamination with Dairy. The recall is being initiated because the Sam Mills Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Granola Bar packaging states that this is a Dairy free product and in fact it should be labeled that in “May contain Traces of Dairy”.


 Sid Wainer and Son Recalls Jansal Valley Raw Macadamia Nuts Due to Possible Health Risk

08/26/2015 01:45 PM EDT

Sid Wainer and Son of New Bedford, MA is voluntarily recalling Jansal Valley brand Raw Macadamia Nuts, because it 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.


Jo's Candies Issues Voluntary Alert on Undeclared Milk in Dark Chocolate covered Honey Grahams with Sea Salt

08/25/2015 05:35 PM EDT

Jo’s Candies of Torrance, California is voluntarily recalling Trader Joe’s Dark Chocolate covered Honey Grahams with Sea Salt (SKU 55024), because it may contain milk, which was not declared on the label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. Two reactions have been reported to date.


 Kraft Heinz Foods Company Recalls Turkey Bacon Products Due to Possible Adulteration

Kraft Heinz Foods Company, a Newberry, S.C. establishment, is recalling approximately 2,068,467 pounds of turkey bacon products that may be adulterated because it may spoil before the “Best When Used By” date.


 John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. Voluntary Recalls Fisher Brand 10 Ounce Chopped Walnuts Because of Possible Health Risk

07/31/2015 02:18 PM EDT

John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. (JBSS) announced today that it is voluntarily recalling Fisher brand chopped walnuts packaged in 10 ounce plastic bags because some of these products may be contaminated with Salmonella.


Barrel O' Fun Snack Foods Co. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Vic's Original Popcorn (1-1/8oz)

Barrel O' Fun Snack Foods Co. of Perham, MN is recalling one specific lot of Vic's Original White Popcorn 1-1/8oz size bags (UPC 0-46555-00062-1) because it may contain an undeclared milk allergen. People with an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product.

For detailed information pertaining to this Recalls, Market Withdrawals and Safety Alerts message, please click the link at the beginning of this bulletin.



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