The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising customers that Hormel Food Corp. is recalling 228,614 pounds of canned pork and hen products which may be contaminated with international matter, particularly items of metal. The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) are advising people to avoid contact with Sisson Pond in Portsmouth due to blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) blooms in that pond. Blue-inexperienced algae can produce toxins that may harm people and animals.
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Department of Environmental Management are advising individuals to keep away from contact with Roosevelt Lake (part of the Roger Williams Park Ponds) and Mashapaug Pond in Providence as a result of blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) blooms. “Everyone in each group deserves to breathe clean air where they reside and work,” said Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH, Director of the … Read More