(Meredith) – Steve’s Real Food of Salt Lake City, Utah is voluntarily recalling their five-pound “Raw Frozen Dog Food Turkey Canine Recipe” in 21 states due to possible Salmonella contamination.
The recall was initiated after Steve’s Real Food was notified by the Nebraska Department of Agriculture that a retail sample was collected and tested positive for Salmonella.
The recall was issued in the following states:
Fifty-two cases of this product were distributed between June 27, 2017, and July 15, 2017.
The affected product was sold frozen in five-pound bags. Those bags affected by this recall are identified with the following UPC codes and the “Best by” date located on the bag.
|Lot#||UPC||Best By Date|
|E-178||6-91730-15303-8||September 9, 2018|
No pet or consumer illnesses from this product have been reported to date.
However, because of their commitment to overall safety and quality, Steve’s Real Food is conducting a voluntary recall of this product. Consumers should also follow the safe handling tips published on the packaging when disposing of the affected product.
Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and there is a risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products.
Symptoms of infection in people include:
Rarely, Salmonella can result in more serious ailments, including:
If you are exhibiting any of these signs after having contact with this product, you should contact your healthcare provider.
Pets with Salmonella infections may:
Infected, but otherwise healthy pets can be carriers and infect other animals or humans. If your pet has consumed the recalled product and has these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian.
Consumers are encouraged to check the lot code of any 5lb frozen turkey nuggets. Any product with the noted lot code should be returned to the specialty retailer where the product was purchased for a full refund.
Consumers with questions may contact Steve’s Real Food at 888-526-1900, Monday – Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. MTN.