Recalled: Steve’s Real Food Turkey Canine Recipe

This is the 13th brand of dog food to be recalled so far this year, an unusually high number for a period of just over 2 months’ time.

Maker: Steve’s Real Food
Cause: Potential for salmonella
Announcement: FDA report dated March 2, 2018 (archived here)
What was recalled: 5 lb. bags of Turkey Canine Recipe raw frozen dog food, with Lot #E 178, UPC #6-91730-15303-8 and best by date of Sept. 27, 2018

“This recall is being initiated after the firm was notified by the Nebraska Department of Agriculture that a retail sample was collected and tested positive for salmonella,” according to the FDA report, which added that there have been no reports of illnesses of pets or people.

The recall involves a single lot (52 cases) of 5 lb. bags of frozen turkey nuggets distributed last summer to retail pet food stores in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Iowa, Kansas, Florida, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Jersey, Nevada, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Virginia and Washington.

This is the 13th brand of dog food to be recalled so far this year, an unusually high number for a period of just over 2 months’ time.

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