Vital Essentials Raw Pet Treat Recall [US]

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US/Silver Spring: Vital Essentials Raw Pet Treat Recall [US]Carnivore Meat Company recalls certain Vital Essentials Frozen Beef Tripe Pet Snacks due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination, a serious health hazard. FDA:

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The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Pet Treats are subject to this recall:

  • Vital Essentials Frozen Beef Tripe Patties, lot number: 10930; best-by date: 20160210; UPC 33211 00809,
  • Vital Essentials Frozen Beef Tripe Nibblets, lot number: 10719; best-by date: 12022015; UPC 33211 00904

Please consult the photograph above for details of the Tripe Pet Snacks’ packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional variations of the recalled Pet Foods are pictured on the Web site above.

According to the FDA, this recall was issued because an independent lab detected Listeria monocytogenes bacteria in Pet Food samples during a recent review. The company has received no reports of human illness as a result of these products

==> For information about Listeriosis (Listeria poisoning), please consult the “Illnesses” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession the recalled Pet Foods, please do not feed them to your pet(s). Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund. Wash down all prep surfaces, serving implements and serving bowls with a bleach/water mixture; rinse well with lots of hot soapy water.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Listeria monocytogenes contamination, please search for “Listeria” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

Animals or humans who show signs of Listeriosis should seek veterinary or medical assistance on an emergency basis.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact the company at 1-920-370-6542, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Central Standard Time.


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