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Pet Food Recall: July 2015

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Pet food recall: July 2015

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Pet food recall: July 2015
Boulder Dog Food Company, L.L.C. voluntarily recalls Turkey Sprinkles due to possible Salmonella
FDA PRESS RELEASE-July 2, 2015- Boulder, Colorado – Boulder Dog Food Company, L.L.C. is voluntarily recalling the Turkey Sprinkles (3 oz.) with a "Best By" date of "05/18/16, 05/28/2016 and 05/30/2016", a Lot Number of "743", and a UPC Code of 899883001224 because the product has the potential of being contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals eating the product, and there is risk to humans who handle the product, especially if the handler does not thoroughly wash his or her hands after having contact with the Product or any surfaces exposed to the product.

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Healthy people handling the product contaminated by Salmonella should monitor themselves for some or all of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping, and fever. Although rare, Salmonella may result in more serious ailments, including arterial infections, endocarditis, arthritis, muscle pain, eye irritation, and urinary tract symptoms. Consumers exhibiting these signs after having contact with the Product should contact their healthcare providers immediately.
Pets with Salmonella infections may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever, and vomiting. Some pets will have only decreased appetite, fever and abdominal pain. Infected but otherwise healthy pets can be carriers and infect other animals or humans. If your pet has consumed the Product and has exhibited these symptoms, you should contact your veterinarian immediately.
This voluntary recall is regarding Turkey Sprinkles 3 oz with a "Best By" date of "05/18/16, 05/28/2016 and 05/30/2016", a Lot Number of "743", and a UPC Code of 899883001224. The product is in a clear poly bag. The UPC Code is located in the lower right hand corner of the product label on the front of the bag. The "Best By" date and Lot Number are a label on the back of the bag in the center.
The recalled product consists of 7 bags that were distributed to one retail customer in the State of Colorado, one retail customer in the State of Virginia. Boulder Dog Food Company, L.L.C. has identified and notified the customers to whom the recalled product was sent. If you are in possession of the recalled product ("Best By" date of "05/18/16, 05/28/16 or 05/30/16", a Lot #"743" and a UPC Code of 899883001224 please discontinue use and return the unused product to either the retailer where it was purchased or directly to Boulder Dog Food Company L.L.C.
The recall is a result of a routine sampling program by the Food and Drug Administration which revealed a "positive" test for Salmonella in Turkey Sprinkles (3 oz.) with a "Best By" date of "05/30/16", a Lot Number of "743", and a UPC Code of 899883001224.
One complaint was received from a consumer who had contact with the product. Consumers with questions may contact Boulder Dog Food Company, L.L.C. at 303-449-2540 Monday through Friday between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM (M.D.T.)
Contact:
Consumer:

303-449-2540

Stella & Chewy’s Voluntarily Recalls Products Due to Possible Health Risk
FDA PRESS RELEASE
- July 5, 2015- Milwaukee, Wis. – Stella & Chewy’s is voluntarily recalling some of its products due to concerns of a possible presence of Listeria Monocytogenes. The recall was prompted by a positive test confirming Listeria monocytogenes in Chewy’s Chicken Freeze-Dried Dinner Patties for Dogs, 15 ounce, Lot #111-15, during routine surveillance testing by the Maryland Department of Agriculture.
There have been no reported pet or human illnesses associated with this recall.Listeria is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
As a precautionary measure, Stella & Chewy’s is voluntarily recalling all products nationwide from Lot # 111-15 which includes:

Product Description Size UPC Lot # Use By

Freeze-Dried Chewy's Chicken Dinner for Dogs 15 oz. 186011000045 111-15 4/23/2016 and 4/26/2016

Freeze-Dried Chick, Chick, Chicken Dinner for Cats 12 oz. 186011000434 111-15 4/29/2016 and 5/3/2016

Carnivore Crunch - Turkey Recipe 3.25 oz. 186011001103 111-15 5/3/2016 and 5/4/2016

Frozen Duck Duck Goose Dinner Morsels for Dogs 4 lb. 186011001394 111-15 4/21/2016

Frozen Chewy's Chicken Dinner Morsels for Dogs 4 lb. 186011001387 111-15 4/21/2016

Frozen Surf 'N Turf Dinner Patties for Dogs 6 lb. 186011000533 111-15 4/21/2016

Frozen Chewy's Chicken Dinner Patties for Dogs 6 lb. 186011000120 111-15 4/21/2016

Frozen Chewy's Chicken Dinner Patties for Dogs 3 lb. 186011000038 111-15 4/21/2016

Moreover, while the below listed product has not tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes, in an abundance of caution, we are also recalling the following products which may have come into contact with the affected lot:

Product Description Size UPC Lot # Use By

Freeze-Dried Chick, Chick, Chicken Dinner for Cats 12 oz. 186011000434 104-15 4/23/2016

Freeze-Dried Tantalizing Turkey Meal Mixers 18 oz. 186011000229 105-15 5/3/2016

Freeze-Dried Tantalizing Turkey Meal Mixers 9 oz. 186011000205 105-15 5/3/2016

Freeze-Dried Chick, Chick, Chicken Dinner for Cats 12 oz. 186011000434 109-15 4/29/2016

Carnivore Crunch - Chicken Recipe 3.25 oz. 186011001080 110-15 5/3/2016

Freeze-Dried Tantalizing Turkey Meal Mixers 18 oz. 186011000229 113-15 5/3/2016

Freeze-Dried Chewy's Chicken Dinners for Dogs 15 oz. 186011000045 114-15 4/26/2016

Freeze-Dried Tummy Ticklin' Turkey Dinner for Cats 12 oz. 186011000663 114-15 5/4/2016

Freeze-Dried Tummy Ticklin' Turkey Dinner for Cats 12 oz. 186011000663 115-15 5/4/2016

Freeze-Dried Salmon & Chicken Dinner for Cats 12 oz. 186011000403 107-15 4/23/2016

Retailers and consumers can find the full product recall list at http://www.stellaandchewys.com/stella-chewys-recall-notice/.Consumers should look at the lot numbers and UPC codes printed on the bag to determine if it’s subject to the recall. People who have purchased these products are instructed to dispose of the food or return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Contact:
Consumer:
888-477-8977, [email protected]
Media:
Katie Wassil
888-477-8977, [email protected]

Carnivore Meat Company, LLC voluntarily issues a recall of two batches of raw pet treats
FDA PRESS RELEASE- July 8, 2015- Green Bay, Wisconsin; Carnivore Meat Company, LLC is recalling select products and lots of Carnivore Vital Essentials pet foods because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
Healthy cats and dogs rarely become sick from Listeria monocytogenes. In humans, however, Listeria is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
If an animal becomes ill with Listeria, it will display symptoms similar to the ones listed above for humans. People with concerns about whether their pet has Listeria should contact their veterinarian.
The lots involved in this voluntary recall are:
 Vital Essentials Frozen Beef Tripe Patties, UPC 33211 00809, Lot # 10930, Best by date 20160210
 Vital Essentials Frozen Beef Tripe Nibblets, UPC 33211 00904, Lot # 10719, Best by date 12022015
The "Best By" date code and lot # is located on the back of the package. The affected product was distributed in WA, CA, TX, GA, IL, CO, NM, FL, PA, RI, OH and VT.This voluntary recall has been issued because the FDA has reported an independent lab detected the bacteria in samples during a recent review. The company has received no reports of human illness as a result of these products.
If you are a consumer and have purchased a bag of Vital Essentials Frozen Beef Tripe Patties with the "Best By" date code of 20160210 or a bag of Frozen Beef Tripe Nibblets with a "Best By" date code of 12022015, we ask that you please call 920-370-6542 Monday-Friday 9:00AM-4:00PM CST and someone will assist you in obtaining replacement or a full refund from your local retailer for your original purchase.
If your package has been opened, please dispose of the raw food in a safe manner by securing it in a covered trash receptacle. Consumer Questions: Representatives are available from Monday - Friday 9:00AM - 4:00PM CST at 920-370-6542.
Contact:
Consumer:
(920) 370-6542

Pet food recall: July 2015

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The Natural Dog Company, Inc. recalls 12" Tremenda Sticks because of possible Salmonella health risk
FDA PRESS RELEASE- July 20, 2015- Windsor, CO; The Natural Dog Company, Inc. of Windsor, CO, is recalling its 12oz bags of 12" Tremenda Sticks pet chews because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals eating the product and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products.
Healthy people infected with Salmonella should monitor themselves for some or all of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever. Rarely, Salmonella can result in more serious ailments, including arterial infections, endocarditis, arthritis, muscle pain, eye irritation, and urinary tract symptoms. Consumers exhibiting these signs after having contact with this product should contact their healthcare providers.
Pets with Salmonella infections may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever, and vomiting. Some pets will have only decreased appetite, fever and abdominal pain. Infected but otherwise healthy pets can be carriers and infect other animals or humans. If your pet has consumed the recalled product and has these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian.
The recalled 12" Tremenda Sticks were distributed to retail stores in CA, CO, FL, IL, MO MT, NC, OH UT and WA. The recalled product comes in a 12oz bag without a lot number or expiration date with UPC number: 851265004957. Products with new packaging, which includes both a lot number and expiration date but the same UPC are not affected by this recall.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem. The potential for contamination was noted after a Colorado Department of Agriculture inspection of the product revealed the presence of Salmonella in a sample taken from a 12oz package of 12" Tremenda Sticks.
Production of the product has been suspended while FDA and the company continue their investigation as to the source of the problem.
Consumers who have purchased 12oz packages of 12" Tremenda Sticks should discontinue use of the product and may return the unused portion to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-888-424-4602 – Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm MST.

Contact:
Consumer:

1-888-424-4602

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