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OC Raw Dog Recalls Limited Amount of Dog Food for Salmonella Risk

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OC Raw Dog of Rancho Santa Margarita, CA, is recalling 640 lbs. of Chicken, Fish & Produce Raw Frozen Canine Formulation due to the potential of the product to be contaminated with Salmonella. No illnesses have been reported, and no other OC Raw Dog manufactured products are affected. This voluntary recall is limited to Chicken, Fish… Continue Reading

IAFP 2015: Pet Food Safety, Deadly Jerky Pet Treats, and Government Regulations


Salmonella contamination of pet food and pet treats is challenging the industry and leading to major operational changes, according to Robert Buchanan, Ph.D., director of the Center for Food Safety and Security Systems at the University of Maryland. Buchanan, followed by a veterinary medical officer from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and a pet… Continue Reading

‘Turkey Sprinkles’ Dog Food Enhancer Recalled for Possible Salmonella Contamination


Boulder Dog Food Company is voluntarily recalling the Turkey Sprinkles food enhancer because the product has the potential of being contaminated with Salmonella. Last month, the company recalled Chicken Sprinkles for the same issue. 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… Continue Reading

Dog Food Recalled for Possible Salmonella Contamination


OC Raw Dog of Rancho Santa Margarita, CA, is voluntarily recalling 2,055 lbs. of Turkey & Produce Raw Frozen Canine Formulation because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The recall is limited to Turkey & Produce Raw Frozen Canine Formulations that were packaged into 6.5 lb. Doggie Dozen Patties and 5 lb. Bulk Bags… Continue Reading

CO Ag Department Tests Find Salmonella in Recalled Dog Treats


Routine testing of samples by the Colorado Department of Agriculture returned positive results for Salmonella in Big Bark All Natural Beef Jerky Treats for Dogs made by Grill-Phoria LLC of Loveland, CO. The Northern Colorado company subsequently recalled about 200 bags of the jerky treats, each weighing 3.5 pounds, because of the possibility suggested by… Continue Reading

Consumer-Funded Test Finds 11 of 12 Pet Foods Contaminated


A number of pet food brands are contaminated with potentially harmful bacteria and other contaminants that could cause negative health effects to humans and their pets, according to a testing project funded by a group of pet owners and coordinated by the Association for Truth in Pet Food. The project is the first of its… Continue Reading

Pet Food Safety: When Pet Food Makes Pets and Humans Sick


Between late 2011 and spring 2012, dozens of people across 20 U.S. states and Canada were falling ill with apparent Salmonella infections all coming from the same source. For nearly six months, the illnesses slowly cropped up around North America, with health investigators unable to connect the dots about how they were being caused. It… Continue Reading

Purina ONE beyOnd Dry Dog Food Recalled for Salmonella Risk


Nestlé Purina PetCare Company (NPPC) of St. Louis, MO, is voluntarily recalling a limited number of 3.5-pound bags of its Purina ONE beyOnd Our White Meat Chicken & Whole Barley Recipe Adult Dry Dog Food from a single production run and shipped to retail customers in the United States. This is being done because one… Continue Reading

Iams and Eukanuba Pet Food Recalled for Salmonella Risk


The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) has voluntarily recalled specific lots of Iams and Eukanuba dry dog and cat food because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. These lots were distributed in the United States and represent roughly one-tenth of one percent (0.1%) of annual production. No Salmonella-related illnesses have been reported to date… Continue Reading

Frozen Dog Food Recalled for Salmonella Contamination


New York-based Robert Abady Dog and Cat Food Corporation is voluntarily recalling two “limited specialty products” of frozen pet food due to Salmonella contamination: 1. Abady Frozen High Stress/High Performance Dog Food — 3 lbs. 2. Abady Frozen Growth Formula for Puppies of the Large & Giant Breed — 3 lbs. The products were found… Continue Reading