Blue Ridge Beef recalls dog and kitten food in Pennsylvania.

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pet food company Blue Ridge Beef is recalling dog and kitten food in several states, including Pennsylvania, over salmonella and listeria concerns.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said the company recalled various kitten grind, kitten mix and puppy mix products due to potential contamination with salmonella and listeria.

The universal product codes for the three products on the recall list are Kitten Grind (8 54298 00101 6, two-pound log), Kitten Mix (8 54298 00243 6, two-pound log) and Puppy Mix (8 54298 0016 two-pound log). ) – and six-pound logs). Dates range from N24 1114 to N24 1224 depending on lot numbers and usage. Lot numbers and use-by dates are located on silver tabs at the end of the tube.

The recalled products were distributed to stores in Pennsylvania, Virginia, New York, North Carolina, Maryland, Massachusetts and Connecticut between November 14 and December 20. No illness has been reported, officials said.

“Pets with Salmonella and Listeria infections may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever and vomiting,” the FDA said. “Some pets only have reduced appetite, fever and abdominal pain. Infected but otherwise healthy pets can be carriers and infect other animals or humans. If your pet has ingested the recalled products have eaten and have these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian.”

The FDA said the recall came after the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services reported that one of each of the products tested positive for Salmonella and Listeria.

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