Carnivore Meat Company of Green Bay, WI, has recalled two limited batches of Vital Essentials Frozen Beef Tripe Patties and Frozen Beef Tripe Nibblets after the product tested positive for Listeria. No other product manufactured by Carnivore is involved in this recall. Vital Essentials Frozen Beef Tripe NibbletsThe lots involved are: Vital Essentials Frozen Beef Tripe Patties, UPC 33211 00809, Lot # 10930, Best by date 20160210, and Vital Essentials Frozen Beef Tripe Nibblets, UPC 33211 00904, Lot # 10719, Best by date 12022015. The “Best By” date code and lot # is located on the back of the package. The affected product was distributed in WA, CA, TX, GA, IL, CO, NM, FL, PA, RI, OH and VT. If you are a consumer and have purchased a bag of Vital Essentials Frozen Beef Tripe Patties with the “Best By” date code of 20160210, or a bag of Frozen Beef Tripe Nibblets with a “Best By” date code of 12022015, call (920) 370-6542, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. CDT, and someone will assist you in obtaining replacement or a full refund from your local retailer for your original purchase. If your package of recalled product has been opened, dispose of the raw food in a safe manner by securing it in a covered trash receptacle. Listeria bacteria are commonly found in soil and water and in some animals. While Listeria can cause illness for humans and some animals, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration it is rare for dogs to become ill from Listeria. (To sign up for a free subscription to Food Safety News, click here.)