Steve's Real Food Issues Recall Due to Possible Samonella and L. Mono Contamination of One Lot of Turducken Recipe, One Lot of Quest Emu and One Lot of Quest Beef
Company: Steve's Real Food
Brand Name: Steve's Real Food and Quest
Recall Date: 9/7/2018
Steve's Real Food Raw Frozen Pet Food, Turducken Recipe-5 pound (UPC: 6-91730-15304-5)
Lot #: J155 Best By: 6/4/19
Quest Emu Diet Cat Food - 2 pound (UPC: 6-91730-17103-2)
Lot #: B138 Best By: 5/18/19
Quest Beef Diet Cat Food - 2 pound (UPC: 6-91730-17101-8)
Lot #: A138 Best By: 5/18/19
Reason for Recall:
"Steve’s Real Food of Salt Lake City, Utah is voluntarily recalling one lot of 5lb Turducken Recipe, one lot of 2lb Quest Emu Diet, and one lot of 2lb Quest Beef Diet, due to their possible Salmonella and/or L. mono contamination.
Salmonella and L. mono can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products. Symptoms of infection in people include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever. Consumers exhibiting these signs after having contact with this product should contact their healthcare providers."
Statement From Company:
"This recall is being initiated after the firm was notified by the Washington Department of Agriculture when sample was collected and tested positive for Salmonella and/or L. mono. The firm did conduct their own test which resulted in a negative result for both Salmonella and L. mono.
However, because of their commitment to overall safety and quality, Steve’s Real Food is conducting a voluntary recall of this product. Consumers should also follow the safe handling tips published on the Steve’s Real Food packaging, when disposing of the affected product."
What to Do:
"Consumers are encouraged to check the lot code and best buy date of any 5lb frozen Turducken, 2lb Quest Emu or 2lb Quest Beef. Any product with the noted lot code and best buy dates hould be returned to the specialty retailer where product was purchased for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Steve’s Real Food at 888-526-1900, Monday – Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm MTN."