Recalled: Tucker’s Pork-Bison Formula Raw Frozen Dog Food

This is the 14th brand of dog food to be recalled so far this year, a dizzyingly high number for a period of just over 2 months’ time.

Maker: Raw Basics, LLC
Cause: Potential for salmonella
Announcement: FDA report dated March 6, 2018 (archived here)
What was recalled: 5 lb. boxes of Tucker’s Pork-Bison Formula raw frozen dog food with UPC #072635520017, Lot #27717 and best by date of April 17, 2019

A single lot (540 pounds) of this raw frozen dog food is being recalled following a positive test for salmonella by the Nebraska Department of Agriculture. The affected products were distributed in Minnesota, Georgia, Kansas and Pennsylvania.

The company, Raw Basics, LLC of Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, says it “tests all batches of products for all pathogens in a hold and release program before releasing for shipping.”

This is the 14th brand of dog food to be recalled so far this year, a dizzyingly high number for a period of just over 2 months’ time.

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