Viva Uncooked Voluntarily Remembers Canine And Cat Meals Together with Viva Turkey Recipes Due To Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination

Viva Uncooked Voluntarily Remembers Canine And Cat Meals Together with Viva Turkey Recipes Due To Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination
Recall

Viva Uncooked voluntarily remembers 5 merchandise of canine and cat meals as a result of Listeria monocytogenes contamination, which is a possible well being danger to each folks and pets, on Monday, July 01.

The 5 recalled merchandise all manufactured below Lot 21244 consists of:

  • Viva Turkey for Canine Floor
  • Viva Turkey for Canine Chunked
  • Viva Beef & Turkey for Puppies 
  • Viva Pure Turkey
  • Viva Turkey for Cats

In accordance with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the recalled merchandise have been instantly distributed to shoppers in all fifty states and the District of Columbia.

“Viva Uncooked is notifying all clients who have been shipped any Turkey or Beef & Turkey for Puppies merchandise between Might sixteenth and June twenty eighth, 2024,” the FDA wrote.

The recalled merchandise have been distributed as frozen 1lb frozen bricks in clear vacuum packing. See beneath pictures to see what the merchandise seem like:

The FDA reviews that the contamination was found throughout a facility inspection they carried out along with the The North Carolina Division of Agriculture (NCDA).

The FDA discovered samples from Lot 21244 have been optimistic for Listeria monocytogenes. They revealed that the merchandise below this lot have been slated for destruction however later discovered that a few of the merchandise have been “inadvertently launched from the warehouse.”

At the moment, there have been no sicknesses reported from each from folks and pets associated to this lot.

Nevertheless, the FDA is advising shoppers who’ve the recalled merchandise to not feed the meals to any pets or different animals.

The FDA additionally encourages shoppers to destroy the meals in a means that kids, pets, and wildlife can’t entry.

Nevertheless, shoppers mustn’t contact the contaminated product with naked arms. The FDA recommends to put on gloves or use paper towels, place the recalled product in a sealed plastic bag, and throw it within the rubbish.

Completely wash your arms after dealing with the product and instantly sanitize any space which will have are available contact with the contaminated product.

Folks will be uncovered to Listeria monocytogenes when dealing with contaminated merchandise with naked arms, contact with pets which have eaten the contaminated merchandise, or contact with surfaces (similar to bowls, utensils, and counter tops) which have touched the merchandise.

Folks contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes might expertise the next signs: nausea, vomiting, aches, fever and diarrhea.

And whereas it’s uncommon for pets to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, be careful the next signs in your pet: delicate to extreme diarrhea, anorexia, fever, nervous, muscular and respiratory indicators, miscarriage, melancholy, shock and dying.

Though, generally contaminated pets don’t present any signs. This may be harmful as they’ll act as carriers and switch the an infection via their feces and saliva to different pets and other people.

When you suspect that your pet has eaten any of the recalled merchandise, please contact your veterinarian as quickly as doable.

Moreover, you probably have purchased the recalled merchandise, please contact Viva Uncooked at [email protected] or at 919-371-8882 between 9:00 am – 5:00 pm EST Monday to Friday for a refund.