A raw dog food company is voluntarily recalling some of their frozen turkey meals due to possible salmonella contamination. Find out which company's food is the most recent to test positive for salmonella and what pet parents who feed this food are urged to do.

Recall Alert: Frozen Raw Dog Food Recalled Due To Possible Salmonella


After a month-long string of dog food and treat recalls, yet another is added to the list. Another raw dog food company is voluntarily recalling a lot of their frozen turkey meals due to possible salmonella contamination.

The company—Steve’s Real Food—issued the recall after hearing from officials at the Nebraska Department of Agriculture. They had tested a retail sample of Steve’s Real Food frozen turkey nuggets, which came back positive for Salmonella. While no illnesses have been reported to date, Steve’s Real Food customers are urged to check their meals immediately. 

What To Look For

The recalled food is Steve’s Real Food’s Raw Frozen Dog Food Turkey Canine Recipe. It comes in frozen 5-pound bags marked with Lot # E178 and Best By Date: 9/27/18.

According to the recall notice, 52 cases of this food was distributed between 6/27/17 – 7/15/17 to retail pet food stores in the following 21 states: CA, CO, CT, IA, KS, FL, MD, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, NJ, NV, NY, OR, PA, TX, UT, VA, and WA.

Feed This Food?

If you happen to have the recalled food then you’re urged to return it to your retailer for a full refund. When handling this raw meal, make sure to follow the safe handling tips published on the Steve’s Real Food packaging.

If you have any other questions or concerns, contact Steve’s Real Food at 888-526-1900, Monday thru Friday 9 AM to 4 PM MT.


This recall alert comes shortly after several other dog food brands have had products test positive for salmonella. Check out other recent recalls here.