Blue Ridge Beef Issues Recall for Raw, Frozen Pet Food Products

Blue Ridge Beef, a pet meals producer with areas throughout
america, has issued a voluntary recall of two of its
frozen, uncooked pet meals merchandise. According to the FDA, the recall is because of
potential contamination with Salmonella and/or Listeria.

 

The recalled merchandise may be recognized by the next
manufacturing codes:

 

Beef for Canines

Lot #mfd ga8516

UPC Code: 8542980011009

 

Kitten Grind

Lot #mfd ga81216

UPC code 854298001016

 

The affected merchandise have been offered in 2-lb chubs and have been
distributed to retail shops in North Carolina, South Carolina,
Georgia, Florida, Arizona, and Texas.

 

The recall was initiated after the FDA obtained one criticism
of two kitten sicknesses and one criticism of a pet demise.
Testing by the FDA of a 2-lb chub of beef for canines and kitten
grind collected at a veterinary workplace revealed the presence of
Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes. Nonetheless, there is no such thing as a
direct proof linking these sicknesses and the canine’s demise to
the contaminated merchandise.

 

Widespread signs related to Salmonella poisoning in pets
embody fever, lethargy, lack of urge for food, diarrhea, bloody
diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, or stomach ache.

 

People who’ve dealt with the contaminated pet merchandise are additionally
susceptible to contracting Salmonella and Listeria, particularly if
they haven’t totally washed their fingers.

 

Wholesome folks contaminated with Salmonella and Listeria
monocytogenes ought to monitor themselves for the next
signs: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea,
stomach cramping, and fever.

 

Customers who’ve bought the above a number of beef for canines or
kitten grind are urged to cease feeding them and eliminate them
instantly or return the merchandise to the place of buy for
a full refund. These with questions can e mail the corporate at

[email protected]
.

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