Health Briefs

Meat, poultry products recalled in Colorado

AA Meat Products Corp. of Maywood, Calif., is recalling an undetermined amount of meat and poultry products because they may have been produced without federal inspection.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service discovered the problem but has received no reports of illness because of consumption of these products.

The products were sold in Colorado and six other states.

Case labels or packaging may have the establishment numbers “EST. 21492,” “P-21492” or “EST. 21492A” in the USDA mark of inspection or “EST. 21492” ink-jetted on the case label.

If available, the retail distribution lists will be posted at For more information, call Johnny Wu, (626) 376-2819.

Mental Health event to be held in Alamosa

The Southern Colorado Mental Health Symposium will be held April 12 and 13 at Adams State College in Alamosa. It will be hosted by the Alpha Sigma Chi chapter of Chi Sigma Iota, a professional counselors honors society.

The keynote speaker will be Dr. Irvin Yalom, psychotherapist and best-selling author on TheNew York Times list, on live-video conferencing. Dr. Laura Bruneau, Dr. Don Basse, Sarah Kyle, Roberta Tesar and Victoria Romero will also be on hand to train and hold live sessions.

In addition, the event will feature professional poster presentations by students as well as panel discussions by area professionals. The cost is $65.

To register, email Charlotte Valencia at or call (719) 672-0331, ext. 7002.

Herald Staff and Associated Press