• Listeria, botulism risks trigger recalls of OC Raw Dog pet food

    8 monthes ago - By Food Safety

    OC Raw Dog LLC is recalling freeze-dried sardines because they were determined by the Food and Drug Administration to exceed the agency's size restriction guideline for uneviscerated fish.
    Uneviscerated, salt-cured, dried or fermented fish larger than 5 inches in length were linked to outbreaks of botulism in the 1980s and again in 1991. Packages of OC Raw's sardines examined by the Minnesota Department of Food and Agriculture were found to contain uneviscerated, or ungutted, fish measuring 6 to 6 1/2 inches long.
    Although rare, botulism has been reported in dogs.
    Clostridium botulinum was...
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