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FDA Salmonella finding prompts recall of three raw dog foods

Carnivore Meat Co. LLC has recalled two Vital Essentials raw dog food products due to possible Salmonella contamination. In addition to the Vital Essentials recall, TruDog LLC has advised its customers by email that it has withdrawn a single batch of its Boost Me product, also due to possible Salmonella contamination. The recalled products and… Continue Reading

Blue Ridge Beef recalls more raw pet food for bacteria

Blue Ridge Beef has recalled more raw, frozen dog food because the FDA found Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes in it. The recall of BRB Complete is the second recall for the company this month. Although no pet or human illnesses had been confirmed in connection with the BRB Complete dog food as of Monday, the… Continue Reading

Rad Cat raw free-range poultry cat food recalled for Listeria

Radagast Pet Food Inc. of Portland, OR, is recalling one lot of Rad Cat Raw Diet brand “Free-Range Chicken” and one lot of “Free-Range Turkey” cat food from after random government testing showed Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Pets that eat the food and pet owners who handle it are at risk of Listeria infection. Also, utensils, pet bowls and counters or… Continue Reading

Raw Basic’s recalls raw, frozen Tucker’s pet food for Salmonella

Raw Basics LLC is recalling its Tucker’s branded, raw, frozen pork-bison pet food after Nebraska officials found a sample to be contaminated with Salmonella. There is concern that consumers may have the recalled pet food in their homes because it is sold frozen and has a long shelf life. The recalled Tucker’s pork-bison pet food… Continue Reading

Steve’s brand raw dog food recalled after Salmonella found

Steve’s Real Food of Salt Lake City, Utah is recalling it’s “Raw Frozen Dog Food Turkey Canine Recipe” dog food because of possible Salmonella contamination. The recall is of particular public health concern because of the potential hazard to both human and animal health, according to the FDA’s advisory. People who have handled the dog food are at risk of Salmonella infection… Continue Reading

Blue Ridge Beef recalls pet food; kitten deaths reported

Blue Ridge Beef of Eatonton, GA, is recalling one lot of its frozen “Kitten Grind” raw pet food after consumer complaints, including reports of the death of two kittens. One of the kittens was confirmed to have died from Salmonella septicemia. The recall falls on the heels of the Food and Drug Administration’s investigation into… Continue Reading

FDA, state investigate Darwin’s pet food after illnesses, death

The Food and Drug Administration and the Washington State Department of Agriculture are investigating what FDA describes as a “pattern of Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes contamination in raw pet foods manufactured by Arrow Reliance Inc.” FDA has received a total of six complaints of illness in animals who were fed the raw pet foods, including… Continue Reading

Briefly: Sizzlin’ Salmonella — Two raw stories, neither good

Every hour of every day people around the world are living with and working to resolve food safety issues. Here is a sampling of current headlines for your consumption, brought to you today with the support of iwaspoisoned.com. Killing Salmonella with heat The most economical way to kill bacteria that cause common food-borne illnesses — mostly… Continue Reading