EATONTON, Ga. — Blue Ridge Beef recalled lot# GA0131 of BRB Complete raw pet food due to the potential of contamination with Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes.

The problem was discovered when samples collected and tested by the FDA showed positive for Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes. The company reported that there has been no consumer or pet illnesses in association with this product.

The recalled lot would affect the following states: Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee and North Carolina.

The affected product is sold in 2-lb. chubs that are frozen and are distinguished by the manufacturing codes:
 BRB Complete
 Lot# GA0131
 Manufacturing date: 01/31/2018

Salmonella and Listeria can cause severe and potentially fatal infection in both the animals consuming the pet food and the humans who handle the pet food. There is a risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surface exposed to these products. Pets can be carriers of the bacteria and infect humans, even if the pets do not appear to be ill.

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