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More dog food recalled for possible barbiturate contamination

A second dog food recall — this time by Against the Grain Pet Food Inc. — because of the barbiturate pentobarbital is underway in the wake of a recall of Evanger’s branded dog food, and it appears members of the same family own both companies. Pentobarbital is a sedative often used to euthanize animals. No… Continue Reading

Deadly barbiturates preceded by 9 years of pet food problems

Evanger’s Dog & Cat Food Co. Inc. no stranger to FDA warnings, enforcement actions


It was inevitable. When I began eFoodAlert more than nine years ago, the first pet food safety problem that crossed my keyboard was Evanger’s brush with FDA. In April 2008, FDA (the Food and Drug Administration) ordered Evanger’s Dog & Cat Food Co. Inc. to obtain an emergency operating permit after an FDA inspection uncovered “…significant deviations from prescribed… Continue Reading

Frozen turkey dog food recalled for Listeria; people also at risk

Blue Ridge Beef is recalling its frozen, raw turkey pet food from retailers in four states because it a poses a danger to people and their animals because of possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. “This recall was initiated with FDA inspection and sampling of the product,” according to the company’s recall notice posted on the Food… Continue Reading

Raw cat food recalled in U.S., Canada for Listeria, Salmonella

Three flavors of Rad Cat Raw Diet pet foods are being recalled from 48 U.S. states and Western Canada because they might be contaminated with Salmonella and/or Listeria monocytogenes, posing a health hazard to humans and pets. Lab tests confirmed Salmonella and/or Listeria monocytogenes in samples of the cat food from Radagast Pet Food Inc…. Continue Reading

Stella & Chewy’s Recalls Four Pet Food Products for Listeria Risk

Stella & Chewy’s is voluntarily recalling four of its products sold in the U.S. and Canada due to the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes. The recall affects a total of 990 cases (964 cases in the U.S and 26 cases in Canada). The recall was prompted by a positive test confirming Listeria monocytogenes in Stella’s Super… Continue Reading

Bravo Recalls Pet Food for Possible Salmonella Contamination

Bravo Pet Foods of Manchester, CT, is recalling a select lot of Bravo Chicken Blend diet for dogs & cats with a best-used-by date of 11/13/16 due to the possible presence of Salmonella. Bravo is also recalling three additional items that did not test positive for Salmonella but were manufactured on the same day. These products were… Continue Reading

Some Stella & Chewy’s Pet Food Products Recalled for Listeria Risk

Stella & Chewy’s of Milwaukee, WI, is voluntarily recalling some of its products due to concerns about the 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…. Continue Reading

Specific Lots of Nutrisca Dog Food Recalled for Salmonella Potential

Tuffy’s Pet Foods Inc. of Perham, MN, is voluntarily recalling specific lots of 4-lb. bags of Nutrisca Chicken and Chick Pea Recipe Dry Dog Food because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Tuffy’s manufactured the product for Nutrisca. The recalled product was distributed in the 4-lb. bags nationwide to distributors, brokers, retail stores,… Continue Reading