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Familiar call goes out in Arkansas for those who ate at local Taco Bell

Stop us if you heard this one before. A person infected with hepatitis A goes to work in the food and beverage industry. He or she provides customer service until a test comes back positive for Hep A. Health officials then recommend everyone who served during the period the infected worker was on duty get… Continue Reading

Arkansas Officials Warn About Possible Exposure to Hepatitis A at Subway

The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) is warning the public about possible exposure to Hepatitis A after a Subway employee in Morrilton, AR, tested positive for the virus. Anyone who ate food from the Morrilton Subway outlet between March 25, 2015, and April 5, 2015, and is experiencing symptoms should contact their primary care provider immediately,… Continue Reading

Arkansas Health Officials Link Shigellosis Outbreak to Walmart HQ Cafeteria

The Arkansas Department of Health has traced an outbreak of Shigellosis affecting dozens of people to a cafeteria at Walmart’s headquarters in Bentonville, AR. Officials indicated the likely source was Salsarita’s, a Mexican food bar operated by Eurest. “So far that does seem to be where most people say that they had eaten before they… Continue Reading