Steve’s Real Food of Salt Lake City, Utah announced a voluntary dog food recall last Friday for one lot of 5lb Raw Frozen Dog Food Turkey Canine Recipe due to its potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products.
Symptoms of infection in people include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever. Rarely, Salmonella can result in more serious ailments, including arterial infections, endocarditis, arthritis, muscle pain, eye irritation, and urinary tract symptoms.
Consumers exhibiting these signs after having contact with this product should contact their healthcare providers.
Pets with Salmonella infections may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever, and vomiting. Some pets will have only decreased appetite, fever and abdominal pain. 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.
Steve’s distributed the potentially affected lot of 5lb. frozen turkey nuggets to retail pet food stores in states of CA, CO, CT, IA, KS, FL, MD, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, NJ, NV, NY, OR, PA, TX, UT, VA,
The company distributed fifty two cases of this product between 6/27/17 – 7/15/17.
Steve’s sold the affected product in 5lb bags. You can identify the bags affected by this recall with the following UPC codes and “Best by” date on the bag.
|LOT #||UPC||Best By Date|
Steve’s initiated the recall after the Nebraska Department of Agriculture notified the company that a retail sample tested positive for Salmonella.
No pet or consumer illnesses from this product have been reported to date.
Consumers should check the lot code of any 5lb frozen turkey nuggets.
Please return any product with the noted lot code to the retailer where you bought it for a full refund.
Consumers with questions may contact Steve’s Real Food at 888-526-1900, Monday – Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm MTN.