Blue Ridge Beef of Eatonton, Georgia, is recalling raw turkey pet food from retailers in 4 states because it a poses a danger to people and their animals because of potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism that causes severe food poisoning illness.
Free Confidential Lawsuit Evaluation: If your pet died or was severely sickened after eating Blue Ridge dog food, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a suit and our lawyers can help.
What’s the Problem?
According to an FDA Recall Notice issued on Jan. 13, 2017, this recall affects only lot of Blue Ridge Beef “Turkey with Bone.” Consumers can identify recalled products by looking for the following manufacturing codes on the label:
- Lot #103
- M.F.D. 12/7/16
- UPC number 854298001887
Affected products were distributed to retailers in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida.
Listeria in Pet Food and Human Risk
Listeria can affect both animals eating the product as well as humans who handle contaminated pet products, especially if they have not washed their hands after having contact with the products or any exposed surfaces. Healthy people infected with listeria should monitor themselves for the following symptoms:
- Bloody diarrhea
- Abdominal cramping
If you have experienced any of the above symptoms after coming into contact with Blue Ridge dog food, you should contact your doctor immediately. Consumers in possession of any recalled product should stop using it and discard it, or return it to the point of purchase for a full refund.
Do I Have a Blue Ridge Dog Food Recall Lawsuit?
The Food Poisoning Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in Blue Ridge dog food lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new listeria infection cases in all 50 states.
Free Case Evaluation: Again, if your pet had symptoms of food poisoning after eating Blue Ridge dog food, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to a settlement by filing a suit and we can help.