Tag: dog food recall

Food safety: Dog food makes people sick

As tempting as that bowl of kibble is — don’t eat it. People who handle contaminated dog food or touch an infected dog, especially if they don’t wash their hands afterward, can ingest the bacteria and get sick. Unfortunately, humans (that’s you) can and do get sick — salmonella infantis — from dog food. Not […]

Human salmonella linked to dry dog food

•  A total of 14 individuals infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Infantis have been reported from 9 states: Alabama, Connecticut, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.* •  Among the 9 patients with available information, 5 were hospitalized. No deaths have been reported. •  Multiple brands of dry pet food […]

Dog Food Recall: Chicken Soup for Pet Lovers Soul – salmonella

Pet food safety: Dog Food Recall – Chicken Soup for Pet Lover’s Soul tests positive for salmonella Diamond Pet Foods is expanding a voluntary recall to include one production run and four production codes of Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover’s Soul Adult Light Formula dry dog food. One bag of the product has tested […]

River Run, Marksman2 dry dog food recall

The problem is the same as the Iams — too much aflatoxin. This affects 15 states. from the press release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 6, 2011 – Cargill Animal Nutrition today announced a voluntary recall of two regional brands of its dry dog food1 – River Run and Marksman2 – due to aflatoxin3 levels […]

Dog food recall: pig ears in 18 states, possible salmonella

In a nutshell:  pig ears recalled in 18 states; possible salmonella; can affect people and dogs from the company press release distributed by the FDA FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 8, 2011 – Jones Natural Chews Co of Rockford, IL is recalling 2705 boxes of Pig Ears because it has the potential to be contaminated […]

Dog Food Recall: Iams & Eukanuba, various kinds

In a nutshell: Some brands of Iams & Eukanuba dog food are being recalled nationwide because of possible salmonella risks. From P&G press release CINCINNATI, July 30, 2010 – The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) is voluntarily expanding its recall to include veterinary and some specialized dry pet food as a precautionary measure because it […]

Dog Food Recall: Merrick Beef Filet Squares

In a nutshell: Some Merrick dog treats may be contaminated with salmonella which could be harmful to hound and human. From the Merrick press release distributed by the FDA The U. S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers not to use Merrick Beef Filet Squares for dogs distributed by Merrick Pet Care with a […]

Dog Food Recall:Petsmart Peanut Butter Biscuits

In a nutshell: As predicted the peanut butter recall has a domino effect. Now some dog biscuits may be contaminated with peanut butter salmonella. FDA verbatim press release: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — PHOENIX, AZ, January 20, 2009 — PetSmart is voluntarily recalling seven of its Grreat Choice® Dog Biscuit products that contain peanut paste made […]

Dogs: Hartz Mountain Chicken Rawhide Recall

In a nutshell: Almost 5,000 pounds of chicken basted rawhide chips have the potential for salmonella. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE–October 20, 2008–The Hartz Mountain Corporation, Secaucus, NJ is voluntarily recalling one specific lot of Hartz Chicken-Basted Rawhide Chips due to concerns that one or more bags within the lot are potentially contaminated with Salmonella. Hartz is […]