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Stellar Bay Shellfish recalls more oysters over norovirus contamination

Stellar Bay Shellfish is recalling certain Stellar Bay Shellfish brand Chef Creek Oysters because of possible norovirus contamination. This recall was triggered by findings of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency during its investigation into a foodborne illness outbreak. This recall comes three days after a similar recall by Stellar Bay Shellfish of some of its…

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Shellfish growing area reopened after closure for link to outbreak

A shellfish growing area has reopened for shellfish harvesting after a Camyboacter outbreak closed the pond two months ago. Potter Pond is located in South Kingstown, RI, and was under investigation by theĀ Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH), the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC), and Rhode Island of Environmental Management (DEM). Potter Pond…