Dog food recalled over possible salmonella contamination

The dog food was distributed to retail pet food stores nationwide including Colorado.

Steve's Real Food is issuing a recall of one type of dog food due to a possible salmonella contamination.

The pet food company says it's 5 lb. Raw Frozen Dog Food Turkey Canine Recipe has the potential to be contaminated with salmonella, posing a health risk to animals who eat the product as well as humans who handle the food.

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The dog food was distributed to retail pet food stores nationwide including Colorado, Utah, Nebraska and Kansas.

The product was sold frozen in 5 lb. bags. The recall affects bags from Lot E-178 with the UPC Code 6-91730-15303-8 and the Best-By Date 09/27/18.

Courtesy: U.S. Food and Drug Administration

The recall was initiated when a retail sample was collected and tested positive for salmonella by the Nebraska Department of Agriculture. No pets or human illnesses have been reported to date.

Courtesy: U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Customers with the food should not use it and return it to the retailer for a full refund.

You can learn more about the Steve's Real Food dog food recall at FDA.gov.