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Companion Canned Dog Food Recall

Giant Food Stores has issued a voluntary recall for specific lots of Companion Canned Dog Food due to possible metal contamination.

What Is Recalled?

Companion Dog Food with Chicken and Rice

  • 13.2 ounce can
  • UPC: 68826707501
  • Codes: Best By 08/05/2019

 

Companion Dog Food with Chicken, Lamb and Rice

  • 13.2 ounce can
  • UPC: 68826700360
  • Codes: Best By 08/05/2019

 

Companion Dog Food with Turkey and Bacon

  • 13.2 ounce
  • UPC: 68826700356
  • Codes: Best By 08/05/2019

 

What to Do?

Customers are invited to return the impacted product for a full refund. For additional information, call 479-935-6145.

U.S. citizens can report complaints about FDA-regulated pet food products by calling the consumer complaint coordinator in your area.

Or go to http://www.fda.gov/petfoodcomplaints.

Canadians can report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

Pet Food Recall

Evanger’s Dog and Cat Food Company is recalling specific lots of its Hunk of Beef product due to potential contamination with the deadly drug pentobarbital.

Pentobarbital can affect animals that ingest it and possibly cause side effects such as drowsiness, dizziness, excitement, loss of balance or nausea — or in extreme cases, death.

What’s Being Recalled?

Although pentobarbital was detected in a single lot, the company is recalling all related Hunk of Beef products manufactured the week of June 6 through June 13, 2016.

The affected lots start with 1816E03HB, 1816E04HB, 1816E06HB, 1816E07HB, and 1816E13HB and have an expiration date of June 2020.

The second half of the barcode reads 20109, which can be found on the back of the product label.

For more information, go to: http://www.dogfoodadvisor.com/dog-food-recall/evangers-dog-food-recall-february-2017/

Recall Of Limited Number Of CesarĀ® Classics Filet Mignon Wet Dog Food

Mars Petcare US announced a voluntary recall of a limited number of CESAR® Classics Filet Mignon Flavor product due to a potential choking risk from hard white pieces of plastic which entered the food during the production process. CESAR® Classics Filet Mignon can be purchased individually as well as in flavor variety multipacks. The Lot Codes listed below are the only affected products.  All other CESAR® products can be safely consumed.

Consumers who have purchased affected product are encouraged to discard the food or return it to the retailer for a full refund or exchange. While a small number of consumers have reported finding the plastic pieces, to date, Mars Petcare US have not received any reports of injury or illness associated with the affected product. The lot codes indicated below should not be sold or consumed.

Affected product was distributed to retail customers throughout the United States. Mars Petcare US is working with distributors and retailers to ensure that the recalled products are no longer sold and are removed from inventory.

Recalled Pet Food 
Two lot codes of CESAR® Classics Filet Mignon Flavor wet dog food with the production codes shown below are included in this voluntary recall.  Each product will have a lot code printed on side of the tray that begins with 631FKKC, 631GKKC. A Best Beforedate 080418 (August 4, 2018) and 080518 (August 5, 2018).

 

UPC

DESCRIPTION

LOT CODES

23100017792

CESAR® CLASSICS FILET MIGNON FLAVOR

631FKKC and 631GKKC

The CESAR® Classics Filet Mignon Flavor can be found in variety packs with the following lot codes:

632D14JC, 633B24JC, 634A14JC, 634A24JC, 634B14JC, 634B24JC, 634E14JC, 635A24JC, 635B14JC, 636D24JC, 636E14JC

At Mars Petcare US, we take our responsibility to pets and their owners seriously.  Pet owners who have questions about the recall should call 800-421-6456 between the hours of Saturday, October 8, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm CST and Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm CST or visit https://www.cesar.com/notice.

About CESAR® Canine Cuisine 
CESAR® Canine Cuisine is a high-quality line of premium wet dog food and dog treats for small- to medium-sized dogs. The CESAR® Brand wants to transform mealtime into moments of shared joy by providing irresistible taste and unparalleled variety all dogs love. The CESAR® Brand offers a variety of irresistible flavors in their Original Pate and Gourmet Filets in Sauce textures, as well as their HOME DELIGHTS™ line that provides comfort food favorites so your dog can enjoy the same meals that you do. For more information, visit www.cesar.com.

About Mars Petcare 
Mars Petcare US is the U.S. operations of the world's largest petcare company at the privately-held Mars, Incorporated. Mars Petcare US produces some of the world's most beloved pet care brands, including PEDIGREE® Food and Treats for Dogs, CESAR® Canine Cuisine, IAMS™ Pet Food, SHEBA® Entrees for Cats, WHISKAS® Food for Cats, GREENIES™ Dental Chews and PILL POCKETS™ Treats, NUTRO™ Pet Food, EUKANUBA™ Pet Food and TEMPTATIONS™ Treats for Cats, as well as exclusive brands products for some of the leading retailers in the U.S. Headquartered in Franklin, Tenn., more than 3,700 Mars Petcare US associates make, sell and distribute its high-quality pet food from 20 manufacturing facilities located in communities across the U.S. For more information, please visit www.mars.com.

Bravo Recalls Pet Foods Due to Salmonella Risk

Bravo Pet Foods of Manchester, Conn., recalls select lots of Bravo Chicken Blend diet for dogs and cats due to the possible presence of Salmonella. 

Routine testing by the Colorado State Department of Agriculture revealed the presence of Salmonella contamination in a single package of Bravo Chicken Blend Diet for Dogs and Cats (2 lb. chub only) made on 11/13/14 with a best used by date of 11/13/16.

The recall includes the following product and production lot:

Product Name: Bravo Blend Chicken Diet for Dogs & Cat

Item Number: 21-102

Size: 2 lb. (32 oz.) chub

Best Used By Date: 11-13-16

UPC: 829546211028

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According to an alert on the Bravo website, 201 cases of this product were sold to distributors, retail stores, Internet retailers and directly to consumers in the US.

In addition, the company is voluntarily recalling products that were produced in the same manufacturing facility on the same day as the product that tested positive. These additional lots are being recalled out of an abundance of caution and have not tested positive for Salmonella contamination.

Product Name: Bravo Blend Chicken Diet for Dogs & Cats

Item Number: 21-105

Size: 5 lb. (90 oz.) chub

Best Used By Date: 11-13-16

UPC: 829546211059

 

Product Name: Bravo Blend Turkey Diet for Dogs & Cats

Item Number: 31-508

Size: 5 lb. bag of 8 oz. patties

Best Used By Date: 11-13-16

UPC: 829546315085

 

Product Name: Bravo Balance Turkey Diet for Dogs

Item Number: 31-401

Size: 3 lb. bag of 4 oz. patties

Best Used By Date: 11-13-16

UPC: 829546314019

 

These products were sold to distributors, retail stores, Internet retailers and directly to consumers in the U.S. All products tested negative by a third party independent laboratory prior to release for distribution to consumers. 

The company has received no reports to date of illness in either people or animals associated with these products.

Salmonella can cause serious illness or fatal infection in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.  Individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal cramping and diarrhea. Consumers exhibiting these signs after having contact with this product should contact their healthcare providers. 

The recalled product should not be fed to pets. Pet owners who have the affected product at home should dispose of it in a safe manner. To submit a claim, pet owners should fill out Bravo’s claim form (http://www.bravorawdiet.com/images/BravoRecall_ConsumerClaimFormDec.pdf) and return to the store where they bought the product.

More information can be found at www.bravopetfoods.com, or call toll free 866-922-9222 Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (EST).  

 

 

Pet Food Recall

Blue Buffalo Company is voluntarily recalling one lot of its Cub Size Wilderness Wild Chews Bones because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

Blue Buffalo Wilderness Wild Dog Chews Recall

What’s Recalled?

The recalled product comes individually shrink-wrapped in plastic with the UPC number 840243110087 printed on a sticker affixed to the product.

It has an expiration date of November 4, 2017 — printed as “exp 110417” on the shrink-wrap.

Consumers should look at the UPC Code and expiration date on the product package to determine if it is subject to the voluntary recall.

The voluntary recall is limited to the following product and production lot:

  • Cub Size Wilderness Wild Chews Bone
  • UPC Code: 840243110087
  • Expiration Date: November 4, 2017

 What Caused the Recall?

Routine testing at the manufacturing site revealed the presence of Salmonella in the product.

No illnesses have been reported to date and no other Blue Buffalo products are affected.

About Salmonella

Salmonella can affect animals eating the product and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet 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 provider.

Pets with Salmonella infections may have decreased appetite, fever and abdominal pain. Other clinical signs may include lethargy, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, and vomiting.

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.

What to Do?

Consumers who have purchased the product subject to this recall are urged to dispose of the product or return it to the place of purchase for full refund.

Consumers with questions may contact Blue Buffalo at: 888-641-9736 from 8 AM to 5 PM ET Monday through Friday and the weekend of November 28, 2015.

Or by email at Bluebuffalo4260@stericycle.com for more information.

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