State Government Press Releases

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06/25/2019
Municipal officials, first responders, and treatment and recovery specialists were among the more than 300 people from throughout the state who gathered today to learn from the overdose prevention and response work happening in Rhode Island's cities and towns. Convened by Governor Gina M....
06/21/2019
With the weather turning warmer and recreational activities on Rhode Island's lakes, ponds, and rivers increasing, the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are reminding everyone to be on the lookout for harmful algae blooms on...
06/19/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that UNFI is recalling its 10-ounce packages of Woodstock frozen Organic Grilled Red Peppers because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The product comes in a 10-ounce plastic package marked...
06/19/2019
To help nursing homes, assisted living communities, and other long-term care facilities prepare for and respond to a natural disaster, the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Healthcare Coalition of Rhode Island (HCRI) conducted evacuation exercises at facilities throughout the state...
06/17/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that certain Pillsbury Best 5 lb. Bread Flour products are being recalled due to a potential presence of pathogenic E. coli. The following products are affected: - UPC code - 0 5150020031 5; Lot code - 8 342; Use-by date -...
06/14/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that King Arthur Flour, Inc. is recalling 14,218 cases of 5 lb. Unbleached All-Purpose Flour due to the potential presence of Escherichia coli bacteria (E. coli). The recalled Unbleached All-Purpose Flour (5 lb.) was...
06/07/2019
With the summer approaching, the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is reminding all Rhode Islanders to help keep themselves and their family members healthy and safe by taking certain precautions when storing and preparing food. "Healthy eating is not only about choosing nutritious...
06/06/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that Whole Foods Market stores in the northeast are recalling the retailer's specialty made in-house basil pesto and specialty made in-house sundried tomato pesto because the products may contain undeclared milk and tree nuts (...
05/24/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that ADM Milling Co. and ALDI have recalled five-pound bags of Bakers Corner All Purpose Flour sold at retail locations in the northeastern United States because it may be contaminated with E. coli. This is an update to a...
05/22/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising people to not consume flour from five-pound bags of Baker's Corner All Purpose Flour packed for ALDI with lot code L18A02B and a "best if used by" date of December 02, 2019. This advisory is being issued because of the potential presence...