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Dog Food Recalls & Withdrawals

Image and Info via FDA.   Veterinarians & pet owners are encouraged to report adverse experiences & product failures. http://go.usa.gov/VAV3

Image and Info via FDA. Veterinarians & pet owners are encouraged to report adverse experiences & product failures. http://go.usa.gov/VAV3

Do you know who to call if there is a problem with your dog’s food? When should you call?

Description of the problem with the product.  Examples include:

  • Foul odor, off color
  • Swollen can or pouch, leaking container
  • Foreign object found in the product.

It seems that we hear about Dog Food Recalls on a weekly basis, these are some of the recalls that we have heard of this year (2014). The information below comes from the FDA

 

FDA

Recalls – of which there are three types – are actions taken by a firm to remove a product from the market. Recalls may be conducted on a firm’s own initiative, by FDA request, or by FDA order under statutory authority.

 

08/31/2014   Pedigree Dog Food Presence of foreign material Mars Petcare US
08/26/2014   Pedigree Dog Food Presence of foreign material Mars Petcare US
07/02/2014   Nutrena NatureWise Meatbird feed Excessive sodium Cargill
06/04/2014   Champion Lamb  Texturized Lamb/Sheep Feed High Copper Content PGG/HSC Feed Company, LLC
06/02/2014   Hill’s Science Diet Dry dog food Salmonella Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc.
05/27/2014   Pet Center, Inc. Lamb Crunchy’s Dog treats Salmonella Pet Center, Inc.
05/14/2014   Bravo Dog and Cat Food Listeria monocytogenes Bravo
04/16/2014   Purina, Del’s, Albers,   Home Grown Poultry feed Low vitamin and mineral content Purina Animal Nutrition LLC
04/08/2014   Abady Cat food Salmonella Robert Abady Dog Food Co.,
03/18/2014 HemoSet Dual channel infusion set Over-delivery may occur by gravity infusion Hospira, Inc.
02/05/2014   Hubbard Life, Joy, QC Plus Dog Food, Cat Food Salmonella Pro-Pet LLC
01/25/2014   Red Flannel Cat Food Salmonella PMI Nutrition, LLC (PMI)

 

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