Blue Ridge Beef Points Voluntary Recall of Breeders Alternative Canine Meals – Fact about Pet Meals


From the FDA press launch:

Blue Ridge Beef is recalling their Breeders Alternative 2# log pet food Lot# 8/2/24 UPC 8 54298 00193 1 on account of Salmonella contamination. On October 27, 2023, the agency was notified by the Meals & Drug Administration that the pet food take a look at constructive for Salmonella. Salmonella can have an effect on animals consuming the merchandise and there may be threat to people from dealing with contaminated pet merchandise, particularly in the event that they haven’t completely washed their palms after having contact with the merchandise or any surfaces uncovered to those merchandise.

Wholesome individuals contaminated with Salmonella ought to monitor themselves for some or all the following signs: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, belly cramping and fever. Hardly ever, Salmonella can lead to extra severe illnesses, together with arterial infections, endocarditis, arthritis, muscle ache, eye irritation, and urinary tract signs. Customers exhibiting these indicators after having contact with this product ought to contact their healthcare suppliers.

Pets with Salmonella infections could also be torpid and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever, and vomiting. Some pets may have solely decreased urge for food, fever, and belly ache. Contaminated however in any other case wholesome pets may be carriers and infect different animals or people. In case your pet has consumed the recalled product and has these signs, please contact your veterinarian.

No sicknesses have been reported up to now.

The product was distributed between 8/9/2023 and eight/25/2023. This product was packaged in clear plastic and offered primarily in retail shops positioned within the following States: Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. Picture of product beneath:

Customers who’ve bought this product are urged to contact Blue Ridge Beef straight at for a full refund or destroy the meals in a manner that kids, pets, and wildlife can not entry. Don’t promote or donate the recalled merchandise. Don’t feed the recalled product to pets or another animals. Wash and sanitize pet meals bowls, cups and storage containers. At all times make sure you wash and sanitize your palms after dealing with recalled meals or any utensils that are available contact with recalled meals. Customers with questions might contact Mr. Steven Lea at (704) 880-4500 Monday by way of Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm EST.

This can be a voluntary recall being performed in cooperation with the U.S. Meals and Drug Administration.


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