Recall: Blue Ridge Beef -Frozen raw beef for dogs (3/26/2018)

Recall

Date: 03/26/2018
Brand: Blue Ridge Beef
Company: Blue Ridge Beef
Product:  BRB Complete raw

Summary

Blue Ridge Beef is recalling one of its frozen products due to potential contamination with Salmonella and/or Listeria monocytogenes.

Tainted Batch Details:.

The affected products are sold in 2 lb chubs and can be identified with the following manufacturing codes

LOT # Type Manf date
GA0131 BRB Complete 01/31/2018
The potentially affected lots were distributed to retail pet food stores in following States:
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • North Carolina

Some Recommended Actions

Below are just some recommended actions that you may want to take if you believe  that your dog has consumed the tainted batch.  As with all content this website, we remind you to please use this information at your own risk. You may also want to consider other actions and options beyond what is listed:

  • Discontinue use immediately
  • Check your dog for symptoms of consuming salmonella
  • Call veterinarian to check any dogs that may have consumed it
  • Notify the company

Please see FDA website for more details on this recall.  Note:  After a certain duration the recall may not available on their website anymore.

Salmonella

Salmonella is a dangerous and harmful bacteria and should be take very seriously, as it may even lead to death. 

Symptoms due to consumption may include:

  • dog is lethargic
  • decreased appetite
  • abdominal pain
  • diarrhea 
  • bloody diarrhea
  • fever
  • vomiting
Listeria monocytogenes

Listeria monocytogenes is a potent and deadly bacterium.

Symptoms due to consumption may include: It can grow and reproduce inside the host’s cells and is one of the most virulent food-borne pathogens, with 20 to 30 percent of clinical infections resulting in death. short-term symptoms

  • high fever
  • severe headache
  • stiffness
  • nausea
  • abdominal pain and diarrhea

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