OC Raw Dog Food

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OC Raw Dog was founded in 2008 and incorporated the following year by Olivia Hudson and her family of dog breeders and enthusiasts.

Gatherings to grind meat and prepare homemade dog food were routine, and eventually demand surpassed supply. The family members started manufacturing the raw diet on a much larger scale and still make the formulas in California.

OC Raw Dog makes both dog and cat foods now.

OC Raw Dog Quick Facts

Brand line includes: For dogs: Chicken & Produce, Chicken, Fish & Produce, Turkey & Produce, Beef & Produce, Lamb & Produce, Goat & Produce, Fish & Produce, Rabbit & Produce. For cats: Chicken & Produce, Beef & Produce, Fish & Produce.
Cost: $$$
Company: OC Raw Dog
Headquarters: 30052 Aventura Suite A, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
Contact info: 844-215-3647, email, website

Has OC Raw Dog Ever Been Recalled?

Yes. In April 2018, a pair of voluntary recalls were announced on the same day — one for potential listeria contamination, and the other because some sardines were too large. According to the FDA, larger fish carry a higher risk of botulism poisoning, which could be deadly to pets.

Previously, OC Raw Dog had 2 separate recalls in 2015 for products that may have been contaminated with salmonella.

Full details of all OC Raw Dog recalls appear below.

List of OC Raw Dog Recalls

April 2018

Cause: Potential for listeria; potential for Clostridium botulinumAnnouncement: FDA announcements dated April 20, 2018 (archived here and here). What was recalled: The following products:

  • OC Raw Dog Chicken, Fish & Produce Meaty Rox, 3 lb., UPC #022099069171, Lot #3652, Best by Oct. 11, 2018
  • OC Raw Dog Chicken, Fish & Produce Doggie Sliders, 4 lb., UPC #095225852640, Best by Oct. 11, 2018
  • OC Raw Dog Chicken, Fish & Produce Doggie Dozen Patty Bag, 6.5 lb., UPC #022099069225, Best by Oct. 11, 2018
  • OC Raw Dog Chicken, Fish & Produce Meaty Rox, 7 lb., UPC #095225852756, Best by Oct. 11, 2018
  • OC Raw Dog Freeze Dried Sardines, 3.2 oz. bag, UPC #095225853043

OC Raw Dog announced the above as 2 separate voluntary recalls. The Chicken, Fish & Produce Raw Frozen Canine Formulation had the potential for listeria contamination — a state agriculture department reported a positive test for listeria in a sample of the food.

The second OC Raw Dog recall, for the Freeze Dried Sardines, stemmed from the fact that the fish were larger than the FDA compliance guideline of 5 inches. The federal safety agency says larger fish like this carry a higher risk of botulism poisoning.

September 2015

Cause: Potential for salmonella. Announcement: FDA report dated Sept. 25, 2015. What was recalled: OC Raw Dog Chicken, Fish & Produce Raw Frozen Canine Formulations packaged into Doggie Dozen Patties, Doggie Sliders and Meaty Rox, Lot #1819, Best by May 5, 2016.

May 2015

Cause: Potential for salmonella. Announcement: FDA report dated May 15, 2015. What was recalled: Turkey & Produce Raw Frozen Canine Formulations packaged into Doggie Dozen Patties and bulk bags, Lot #1511, Best by Oct. 8, 2015.

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