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  12-5-14 Flu activity on the rise In Kane County, Get a flu shot during Vaccinate Illinois Week, December 7-13
  11-24-14  Recall of ground beef products due to possible E. Coli contamination
  11-18-14  Recall Lundberg Brown Rice Flour due to possible health risk
  11-7-14  Health Department identifies arsenic in private wells near Gilberts
  11-3-14  Macadamia nuts recalled because of possible salmonella contamination
  10-30-14  Kane County conducts exercises to plan response to Ebola risk
  10-28-14  Deep Raw Cashew Pieces recalled due to possible health risk
  10-27-14  Recall of Lightly Roasted Organic Carob Powder
  10-27-14  Recalls Fresh And Frozen Crab Meat
  10-27-14  PA Firm Recalls Chicken Products - Staphylococcal Enterotoxin Contamination
  10-23-14  Bailey Farms Inc. recalls Chile Peppers because of possible health risk
  10-15-14  IDPH Activates 24-Hour Ebola Hotline
  10-14-14  California Olive and Vine announces voluntary recall of Pumpkin Seed Pesto
  10-8-14  New York firm recalls Pan Fried Anchovies
  10-8-14  Minnesota firm recalls meat products for possible listeria contamination
  10-2-14  Health Department provides information on Ebola virus to residents
  9-18-14  Gel Spice issues voluntary recall of Fresh Finds Ground Black Pepper
  9-17-14  Kane registers its first human case of West Nile Virus
  9-11-14  Take sensible steps to protect your family from respiratory illness
  9-10-14  Second bird tests positive for West Nile
  9-1-14  Kraft Singles subject of voluntary recall
  8-27-14  Mosquito trap in Carpentersville yields positive WNV pool
  8-26-14  Well and septic informational meeting 9/11
  8-22-14  California Firm Recalls Chicken Caesar Salad Kits For Possible Listeria Contamination
  8-20-14  Aurora & Montgomery mosquito traps yield West Nile activity
  8-19-14  nSPIRED Natural Foods Voluntary Recall of Nut Butters
  8-18-14 First Human West Nile Virus Positive Case in Illinois For 2014 - City of Chicago
  CDC Health Advisory:
   Guidelines for Evaluation of US Patients Suspected of Having Ebola Virus Disease
  8-15-14 Voluntary Recall Notice McCormick Ground Oregano, Possible Salmonella Risk
  8-4-14  Consumers warned not to eat VR Green Farms jarred products because of botulism risk
  8-4-14   Wawona expands fruit recall because of possible health risk 
  7-31-14  World Breastfeeding Week August 1-7, 2014 A Winning Goal – For Life!
  7-31-14  Wisc Co-op recalls cheese product because of possible health risk
  7-30-14  Recall expands for products with carob powder as ingredient
  7-29-14  Carob powder product recall continues to expand
  7-25-14  More products affected by carob powder recall
  7-24-14  Firm recalls Organic Carob Powder
  7-23-14  California firms recalls fruit because of possible health risk
  7-10-14  Kane County Animal Control to host low-cost pet wellness clinic, Sat. July 19th
  7-2-14  Oriya Organics recalls Superfood Protein Medley containing sprouted chia seed powder
  7-2-14  Seven Steps to safe food in the summer
  6-19-14  First bird tests positive for West Nile in Kane County
  6-11-14  Navitas Naturals voluntarily expands recalls
  6-11-14  Lansal voluntarily recalls egg white salad due to possible health risk
  6-4-14  Cracker products recalled due to possible health risk
  5-21-14  Lansal voluntarily recalls hummus & dip products due to possible health risk
  5-14-14  US Trading Co. voluntarily recalls chili powder due to possible health risk
  5-9-14  French firm recalls cheese products due to possible contamination
  5-6-14  Anhing Corporation announces a voluntary recall of chili powder
  4-25-14 Health Department observes National Infant Immunization Week April 26-May 3
  4-17-14  Be ‘eggs-tra’ careful this Easter - Don’t hide bacteria along with colorful eggs
  4-7-14  Organic black peppercorn products recalled due to possible contamination
  4-7-14  Initiative hopes to raise awareness of the dangers of tip-overs
  4-3-14   Celebrating National Public Health Week
  3-28-14  Firm recalls dried egg products due to possible salmonella contamination
  3-27-14  9th Annual African American Health Fair set for March 29
  3-26-14  Kane County is 9th healthiest in Illinois, according to new rankings
  3-25-14  Parkers Farm products voluntary recalled due to Listeria contamination
  3-18-14  ‘Senior Citizens for Senior Cats’ Open House
  3-14-14  HAE’s Healthy Living Fair/Smoke Free Housing Kick Off at Central Park Tower Apartments, March 19th
  3-14-14  Kirkland Signature Real Sliced Fruit recalled due to possible health risk
  3-11-14  Groundwater Awareness Week: March 9-15 "Time to schedule your annual water well checkup!"
3-7-14 9th Annual African American Health Fair set for March 29
  1-31-14  Don’t invite unwanted guests to your Super Bowl buffet
  1-2-14  Don’t delay, test for radon today
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