July 8, 2015, Carnivore Meat Company, LLC recalled select products and lots of Carnivore Vital Essentials pet foods because they were potentially contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
Healthy dogs rarely become sick from Listeria monocytogenes. In humans, Listeria is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, fragile or elderly people, and others with debilitated immune systems.
The lots involved in this voluntary recall are:
- Vital Essentials Frozen Beef Tripe Patties, UPC 33211 00809, Lot # 10930, Best by date 20160210
- Vital Essentials Frozen Beef Tripe Nibblets, UPC 33211 00904, Lot # 10719, Best by date 12022015
The “Best By” date code and lot are located on the back of the package. The affected product was distributed in WA, CA, TX, GA, IL, CO, NM, FL, PA, RI, OH, and VT.
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