Family and Community Health

Amanda Shortt is your Waller County Family and Community Health Agent.

Family and Community Health (FCH) is part of the Texas AgriLife Extension Service, Texas A&M System. AgriLife Extension offers practical information for families: raising children, housing and environment, eating well, managing money, and staying healthy. Topics the Waller County FCH Agent frequently deals with include Certified Food Management, Food Handlers, Childcare Conferences, Food and Nutrition, and many others.

The FCH program in Waller County strives to address nutrition and wellness issues through classroom presentations, lectures, brochures, handouts, website education, specially designed programs, hands-on activities, and one-on-one contact.

Visit the state website to access even more great resources.



H-E-B Recall


More than 200 tons of H-E-B sausage recalled after complaint

J Bar B Foods of  Waelder, TX, is recalling more than 410,000 pounds of H-E-B brand beef brisket smoked sausage because of an adulterated and misbranded ingredient, according to  the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

The products contain a pork casing, which is not declared on the product label, and may cause an allergic reaction in some individuals.

The ready-to-eat beef brisket smoked sausage products were produced on various dates from June 21, 2016, to May 29 this year. The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 7066” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations in Texas.

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