Blue Ridge Beef, a pet food manufacturer with locations across the United States, has issued a voluntary recall of one of its raw, frozen turkey products due to possible to contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.
The affected product is sold in 2-lb chubs and can be identified with the following manufacturing codes:
Turkey with Bone
Lot #103 mfd12716
UPC code 854298001887
The affected products were sold to retail stores in North Carolina, Florida, South Carolina, and Georgia.
Listeria can affect animals that consume contaminated products and humans that handle contaminated products. Symptoms of Listeria infection in humans include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping, and fever. Animals may experience similar symptoms as humans.
Consumers exhibiting these signs after having contact with this product should contact their healthcare provider. If pets are displaying similar symptoms, they should be taken to the vet.
People who have purchased the above lot of turkey for dogs are urged to stop feeding them and dispose of the product or return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Those with questions can email the company at [email protected].