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Raw pet food recalled over salmonella fears
19th August 2019

By Sandra Pearce

A raw pet food manufacturer is recalling several frozen raw pet food products due to the presence of salmonella.

This is the second recall by Raw Treat Pet Food in less than a month. Earlier this month, the Wales-based company issued a recall for four batches of its frozen food because Listeria monocytogenes had been found in the products.
 
In this latest recall, the following 500g pack size products are affected:

Beef
Batch code    1583
Best before date    2021-07-10
Best before    10/07/21

Lamb Tripe
Batch code    1590
Best before date    2021-07-09
Best before    09/07/21

Beef & Tripe
Batch code    15881590
Best before date    2021-07-09
Best before    09/07/21

Chicken & Tripe
Batch code    15601590
Best before date    2021-07-06
Best before    06/07/21

Venison
Batch code    1498 1498 1498
Best before    28/05/21 04/07/21 23/07/21

Duck
Batch code    1515 1515 1515 1515
Best before    02/07/21 06/07/21 12/07/21 22/07/21

Duck & Beef
Batch code    15151570 15151579 15151596
Best before    26/06/21 02/07/21 12/07/21

Duck & Lamb
Batch code    15151567 15151567 15151594
Best before    26/06/21 02/07/21 09/07/21

Duck & Tripe
Batch code    15151576 15151590
Best before    29/06/21 06/07/21

No other Raw Treat Pet Food products are known to be affected.

The Food Standards Agency said salmonella is a bacterium that can cause illness in humans and animals.

A spokesman said: “The product could therefore carry a potential risk, because of the presence of salmonella, either through direct handling of the pet food, or indirectly, for example from pet feeding bowls, utensils or contact with the faeces of animals. In humans, symptoms caused by salmonella usually include fever, diarrhoea and abdominal cramps. Infected animals may not necessarily display signs of illness, but symptoms can include diarrhoea.”

Point of sale notices are on display in all retail stores that are selling these products.

Customers who bought the products are advised to return them to the store for a full refund.