VERSAILLES, Ohio — G & C Raw, LLC of Versailles, Ohio has recalled 30 1–lb containers of Pat's Cat Turkey cat food and 40 2-lb containers of Ground Lamb dog food due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. According to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Listeria monocytogenes can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in animals eating the products. There is also 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 surfaces exposed to these products.

No illnesses have been reported to date. The recall was as the result of a routine sampling program by the Ohio Department of Agriculture which revealed that the finished products contained the bacteria. The company has ceased the production and distribution of the product as the company continues its investigation into the cause.

Pat's Cat Turkey cat food and Ground Lamb dog food were distributed in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, North Carolina and Georgia. The product was distributed by G & C Raw, LLC through direct delivery.

The affected Pat's Cat Turkey cat food comes in 1-lb clear plastic containers with the lot number WWPKTF051618. The affected Ground Lamb dog food comes in a 2-lb plastic container with the lot number MFF022718. The lot number codes are listed on the bottom right corner of the label.

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