Blue Ridge Beef is voluntarily recalling one of its frozen products due to its potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria can affect animals eating the product. There is also a risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surface exposed to the products.
The affected products were sold in retail stores in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida. The affected products are packaged in 2-lb. chubs and can be identified with the following manufacturing codes:
Lot #103 mfd12716
Turkey with bone
UPC code 854298001887
Consumers who have purchased the above lot of turkey for dogs are urged to stop feeding them and return products to the place of purchase for a full refund, or dispose of them immediately. Those with questions can email the company at email@example.com.
Visit the FDA website for the complete alert and more information about Listeria.