Alma Mater and Low Library

Alerts and Recalls

Syndicate contentShare this

Health Alerts and Recalls

This page provides information on recent health alerts and food and product recalls that may be important to Go Ask Alice! readers.  Alerts and other information on this page will be updated as information becomes available, but please remember that Go Ask Alice! is not a news site or an emergency service. For rapid and timely access to emergent health information, please visit the CDC's Health Alert Network (HAC).

Health Alerts

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) regularly issues warnings and updates about emerging health concerns in the United States.  Many of these warnings are particularly important for people who plan to travel abroad, have recently traveled abroad, or who did not receive the recommended set of childhood vaccinations.  The CDC is currently reporting:

Food Recalls

Food borne illness affects nearly 48 million Americans each year, according to the US Department of Health and Human Services. It is important to watch for news of recalls or outbreaks to avoid getting sick.  The following items have been recalled, as they pose a potential risk for food borne illness:

Product Recalls

Helpful Links and Other Resources: