As reported on the Food & Drug Administration web site, OC Raw Dog has announced a voluntary recall of its Turkey & Produce Frozen Raw diet, due to potential salmonella contamination.
The recall affects 2,055 lbs. of the product that the manufacturer states were not distributed in Ohio, but to independent pet retailers in 4 other states. If you purchased this product in Ohio, we still suggest checking the lot number and expiration date.
How to tell if you have recalled product
Recalled product can be identified by the expiration date and lot numbers:
- Use by date: 10/28/15
- Lot number: 1511
Salmonella poses health risks to both pets and people who come in contact with contaminated food. Humans can potentially be at risk even if pets show no sign of illness.
Symptoms of salmonella infection in dogs include lethargy, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, vomiting, and fever.
Symptoms in people include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramping, and fever.
What to do with recalled product
Stop using recalled product immediately and return it to the place of purchase for a refund. The manufacturer requests that you e-mail a picture of the product and its lot code to Olivia@ocrawdog.com to help them track distribution of recalled product.
- FDA.gov: OC Raw Dog Recalls Turkey & Produce Raw Frozen Canine Formulation Because of Possible Salmonella Health Risk