April 23, 2014

Red Flannel Cat Food Recalled for Salmonella

Red Flannel Cat Recall

PMI Nutrition is recalling Red Flannel Cat Formula cat food because it may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. No reports of illness have been reported to date. The FDA Detroit District Office identified the contamination. The recall is for 20 pound bags of Red Flannel Cat Formula cat food. The product was sold through dealers to customers in these states: Alabama, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, North Carolina, North Dakota, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Vermont, Wisconsin and West Virginia. The lot number of the recalled products is "Best by 05 06 14 096 13 SM L2 1A". The UPC number is 7 42869 00058 5. If you purchased this product, return it right away to … [Read more...]

Recall of Bailey’s Choice Dog Treats for Salmonella Expands


The recall of Bailey's Choice Dog Treats for possible Salmonella contamination has expanded. Dogs and humans can be sickened with Salmonella. No illnesses associated with this product have been reported to date. The recalled products include, in addition to previously recalled products, 100% Chicken Treat with lot # "Jun 2 2013", 100% Chicken Treat, lot # "Jun 3, 2013", 100% Chicken Breast Treat, lot # "Jun 4 2013", and 100% Chicken Treat, lot # "Jun 15 2013." Also recalled are 100% Chicken Treat, lot # "Jul 8 2013", 100% Chicken Treat, lot # "Jul 11 2013", and 100% Teriyaki Chicken Treats, lot # "132881". The products were sold in Georgia. Dogs infected with Salmonella may experience fever, lethargy, diarrhea, or mucus in stool, vomiting, dehydration, weight loss, or rapid heart … [Read more...]

Bailey’s Choice Dog Treats Recalls Product for Salmonella

Keep dogs safe form chocolate on Valentine's Day.

Bailey's Choice Dog Treats of Georgia is recalling some packages of certain chicken jerky treats because it may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. The chicken treats are in various sizes and with these lot dates: June 5, 2013 and October 8, 2013. Those two lots tested positive for the bacteria. There are no reports of human or pet illness related to this product. The announcement on the company's Facebook page states: "These treats will not harm your dog, dog's digestive systems are designed for eating raw food. It is more dangerous to humans. As with all raw foods, after handling jerky products, we recommend washing your hands thoroughly." We do have to mention that chicken jerky treats imported from China have been making dogs and cats sick for years, and Salmonella was … [Read more...]

Why are Jerky Treats Making Pets Sick?


The Food and Drug Administration has just published a report on jerky treats that are making pets sick. The government would like to hear from you if your dog or cat became ill after eating those products. Many alerts have been issued about these products. Since 2007, more than 3,600 dogs and 10 cats have become ill after eating these treats, and almost 600 have died. The FDA's Center for Veterinary Medicine has conducted more than 1,200 tests on the problem products, visited the manufacturers in China (and were refused permission to test the Chinese products in non-Chinese labs), and collaborated with colleagues around the world to study this issue, but have been unable to find the exact cause of the illnesses and deaths. The products were tested for chemical contaminants, … [Read more...]

At Least 21 Sickened with Salmonella in NH Associated with Pet Jerky Treats


The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is announcing that at least 21 people in Merrimack and Hillsborough Counties have been sickened with Salmonella associated with Joey's Jerky brand Chicken Jerky, a pet food treat. DHHS said that the jerky treats were "implicated in spreading Salmonella", and they have been recalled. Confirmation through lab testing of the jerky is pending at New Hampshire Public Health Labs. That product is made in New Hampshire by Kritter's Kitchen Kreations, which has voluntarily recalled all of the product. Joey's Jerky was sold at America’s Pet in Hudson, Blue Seal in Bow, K9 Kaos in Dover, Osborne’s Agway in Concord, Sandy’s Pet Food Center in Concord, and The Yellow Dogs Barn in Barrington. If you have any of these treats at home, … [Read more...]

Nestle Recalls Purina ONE Dry Dog Food For Possible Salmonella


Nestle is recalling some of their Purina dry dog food because of possible Salmonella contamination. One bag of the product contained the pathogenic bacteria. No illnesses have been reported in connection with this product. The recalled product is ONE beyOnd Our White Meat Chicken & Whole Barley Recipe Adult Dry Dog Food with best by date of October 2014 and production code 31071083. THe UPC  number is 17800 12679, and the bag size is 3.5 pounds. If you purchased this product, discontinue feeding it to your pet and discard it in a sealed container so other animals can't get at it. Pets infected with Salmonella may have decreased appetite, fever, abdominal pain, and lethargy. Humans can contract infections from handling contaminated pet food. For questions and more information, … [Read more...]

Goldenfeast Recalls Bird Food for Possible Salmonella


Goldenfeast is recalling several exotic bird food blends because they may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. Parsley flakes supplied by Specialty Commodities tested positive for the bacteria. Other recalls may be announced, since the parsley was sold to other pet food manufacturers as well. No human or pet illnesses have been reported to date in connection with these products. You can see the long list of product names, UPC numbers, size of the products, and best if used by dates at the FDA web site. The products include Australian Blend, Bean Supreme, Caribbean Bounty, Gardenflora, Petite Hookbill, Schmitts Original, Basics Plus Finch, and Basics Plus Parakeet. The food was distributed to retailers and distributors in Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, … [Read more...]

Procter & Gamble Recalls Dry Pet Food for Possible Salmonella


The Procter & Gamble Company is recalling dry pet food because it may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. Animals may get sick and pass the bacteria to people, and people can get sick simply by handling the food. There have been no reports of illness to date. You an see the large list of recalled products at the FDA site.  The foods recalled include Eukanuba dog food from Large Breed Mature Adult to Small Breed Puppy and specific breed foods; Iams dog food from Large Breed Senior Plus to Premium Protection Chicken; and Iams cat food from adult chicken to hairball and weight control. The products come in various weights with different package sizes and expiration dates. You can see all of the product labels at the FDA site. Pets infected with Salmonella bacteria can be … [Read more...]

Frozen Dog Food Recalled for Possible Salmonella

Keep dogs safe form chocolate on Valentine's Day.

The Robert Abady Dog Food Company is recalling some frozen dog food because it may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. Pets can become ill after eating this food, and humans can become ill if they handle the food and do not thoroughly wash their hands afterwards. No reports of illness to date have been associated with this product. The recalled products are Abady Frozen High Stress/High Performance Dog Food in 3 pound packages, and Abady Frozen Growth Formula for Puppies of the Large and Giant Breeds in 3 pound packages. The food was packaged in uncoded three pound chubs. The recall was initiated after sampling by the New York State Department of Agriculture found the bacteria in the product. The dog food was distributed in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and New … [Read more...]

Salmonella in Natura Pet Dry Food and Treats Spurs Recall

Pet food recall

Natura Pet Products is recalling some lots of dry pet food because it may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. Pets can become ill after eating this food, and human beings can become ill just by touching it and then not thoroughly washing their hands. Pets with Salmonella can have lethargy and have diarrhea, which may be bloody, fever, and vomiting. Pets that appear perfectly healthy can be carriers of Salmonella bacteria. The recalled products were packaged in one production facility. A single lot tested positive for Salmonella during routine FDA testing. No illnesses have been associated with these products to date. Natural is recalling all expiration dates before June 10, 2014. All lot codes, all UPC numbers, and all package sizes of the following products are recalled. All … [Read more...]

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