Raws for Paws of Minneapolis, MN, has recalled about 4,000 pounds of its Ground Turkey Pet Food due to the potential for Salmonella contamination. The recalled products were distributed throughout Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Iowa directly to consumers, and through online mail orders. The recalled product is packaged into 1-lb. and 5-lb. sealed plastic tubes, also known as chubs. The chubs are packaged into regular Turkey Pet Food cases and Pet Food Combo Pack cases, which contain a variety of pet food products. The products in question have case codes of 9900008, 9900009, 9900014, and 9900015. The manufacture date of Turkey Pet Food cases is 10/12/2017, and the manufacture dates of Combo Pack cases are between 10/12/2017 and 2/2/2018.
Salmonella can affect animals eating the products, and there is also risk to humans handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after handling the products, or any surfaces that have come into direct contact with the products. To date, two illnesses have been reported in connection with this problem.
Consumers who have purchased Raws for Paws Ground Turkey Pet Food should discontinue use of the product and contact Raws for Paws to determine whether their product is subject to recall. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 612-465-0372.
For more information, read the FDA’s full recall notice HERE.