Westerly Nature Cruise & Seal Tour with Save The Bay

Take a 90-minute scenic ride with Save The Bay down the Pawcatuck River into Little Narragansett Bay for peaceful views of beautiful fall foliage and a glimpse of some of our winter harbor seal visitors as they rest on rocks and shorelines.

Boil Water Advisory Lifted for Quonochontaug East Beach Water Association in Charlestown

The Boil Water Advisory that had been in place for the Quonochontaug East Beach Water Association in Charlestown has been lifted. Before consuming water from this system again, people should clean and sanitize refrigerators with water dispensers and/or ice machines, replace any water treatment filter cartridges, and flush any faucets or taps not used during the boil advisory for 10 minutes. Guidance on refrigerator sanitation can be found online (see the link below).

Precautionary Boil Water Advisory Lifted for Chimera Inc. (Davis Mobile Home Park) in Glocester

The Precautionary Boil Water Advisory that had been in place for Chimera Inc. (Davis Mobile Home Park) in Glocester has been lifted. Before consuming water from this system again, people should clean and sanitize refrigerators with water dispensers and/or ice machines, replace any water treatment filter cartridges, and flush any faucets or taps not used during the boil advisory for 10 minutes. Guidance on refrigerator sanitation can be found online (see the link below).

Precautionary Boil Water Notice Issued for The Village on Chopmist Hill

The Village on Chopmist Hill, located at 40 Hemlock Drive in Glocester, has proactively issued precautionary boil water notice to its customers because the water system lost pressure. Customers should boil vigorously for at least one minute all water used for human consumption, including drinking and cooking. Alternatively, customers can use bottled water.

Boil Water Advisory Lifted for Mr. Z’s Restaurant by the Lake

The Boil Water Advisory that had been in place for tMr. Z’s Restaurant by the Lake in Chepachet (Glocester) has been lifted. Before consuming water from this system again, people should clean and sanitize refrigerators with water dispensers and/or ice machines, replace any water treatment filter cartridges, and flush any faucets or taps not used during the boil advisory for 10 minutes. Guidance on refrigerator sanitation can be found online (see the link below).

Achdut Recalls Multiple Brands of Tahini

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that the company Achdut is recalling its Tahini products of all packages and sizes produced from April 7, 2018 to May 21, 2018 because they may be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy people infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

Tris Pharma Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Infants’ Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension, USP (NSAID) 50 mg per 1.25 mL, Due to Potential Higher Concentrations of Ibuprofen

The Rhode Island Department of Health is alerting consumers that Tris Pharma, Inc. has voluntarily recalled three lots of Infants’ Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension, USP (NSAID) 50 mg per 1.25 mL, to the retail level. The recalled lots of the product have been found to potentially have higher concentrations of ibuprofen.