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Pet Food: Blue Ridge Beef


As of December eight, 2006 a pet meals recall was voluntarily introduced by the corporate, Blue Ridge Beef of Eaton, GA. The affected merchandise had been distributed to retail shops within the following states: North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Arizona and Texas.

This recall was initiated by the FDA, after they obtained 2 complaints related to these merchandise. One concerned the sicknesses of two kittens, and the opposite resulted within the dying of a pet. Subsequent testing by the FDA confirmed the presence of Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes.

Two of their frozen merchandise are being recalled as a result of they’re probably contaminated with Salmonella and/or Listeria monocytogenes. Listed below are the small print to search for on the label of their 2 pound chubs:

First Recalled Merchandise:

Lot#mfd ga8516

Beef for canine

UPC Code: 8542980011009

Second Recalled Merchandise:

Lot#mfd ga81216

Kitten grind

UPC code 854298001016

About Salmonella and Listeria

Animals that ingest Salmonella or Listeria might grow to be sick. Along with this, people are in danger for dealing with these contaminated pet merchandise. People can grow to be sick if their palms aren’t washed after dealing with the recalled pet meals, or if they’ve contact with surfaces that had been uncovered to them.

In any other case wholesome people ought to monitor their well being, anticipating signs resembling:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Bloody Diarrhea
  • Stomach Cramping
  • Fever

Those that are displaying these indicators of sickness after having dealt with these merchandise ought to contact their healthcare supplier.