October 19, 2018

J.J. Fuds Frozen Dog Food Recall for Listeria, Salmonella Expands

J.J. Fuds of Valparaiso, Ind.  is expanding a recall  of frozen dog food to include all lots and products of J.J. Fuds Chicken Tender Chunks, Beef Tender Chunks and Duckling Tender Chunks Pet Food for potential Salmonella and Listeria contamination.

jjfuds-recall-listeria-salmonellaConsumers who have purchased this product should not use it as Listeria and Salmonella can cause serious illness. Contaminated pet food can sicken the pets who eat it and the the people who handle it.

The recalled products were distributed in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana and Illinois to wholesale and retail customers. The product can be identified by the batch ID code (manufactured date) and UPC code on the back of the individual plastic bag or on the master case label. To see the full list, click the preceding link.

Symptoms of a Listeria infection include fever, severe headache, stiff neck, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Among pregnant women, Listeria can cause miscarriages and stillbirths.

Salmonella causes nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramps and fever. In more serious cases, arterial infections, endocarditis, arthritis, muscle pain, eye irritation, and urinary tract symptoms can occur.

Pets with Salmonella or Listeria will have similar symptoms as humans. Some pets with infections will appear heathy but act as carriers.Anyone with concerns should contact their veterinarian.


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