Tag: pet food recall

Pet Food Recall: Merrick Jr. Texas Taffy, possible salmonella

In a nutshell: Another Merrick pet treat is recalled. Previously reported on Circle of Food blog has been the  Merrick Beef Filet Squares in July 2010 and earlier in the year in January 2010. from the company press release distributed by the FDA (somebody can’t spell “immediate.”) FOR IMMIDIATE RELEASE – January 28, 2010 – […]

Kroger Pet Food Recall in SE and Midwest States

In a nutshell:  Aflatoxin is not your pet’s friend. from the company press release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CINCINNATI, Ohio, – December 18, 2010 – The Kroger Co. said today it is recalling select packages of pet food sold in some of its retail stores because the products may contain aflatoxin, which poses a health risk […]

Gourmet Cat Food Recall, Possible Salmonella Contamination

In a nutshell: Here’s a pet food recall affecting cat food in 15 states sold at Wal-Mart stores. For a change it’s not about melamine. Imagine that? FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — FRANKLIN, Tenn. – October 27, 2008 – Mars Petcare US today announced a voluntary recall of a limited number of bags of SPECIAL KITTY® […]

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 […]

Pet Food Recall: Possible Salmonella Contamination

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Franklin, Tennessee — September 12, 2008 — Today, Mars Petcare US announced a voluntary recall of products manufactured at its Everson, Pennsylvania facility. The pet food is being voluntarily recalled because of potential contamination with Salmonella serotypeSchwarzengrund. This voluntary recall only affects the United States.  Salmonella can cause serious infections in […]