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Monday, September 29, 2014

Pet Food Recall

Sept. 26 2014

Bravo company  of Manchester CT is recalling select Chicken and Turkey pet foods for both dogs and cats due to Salmonella. 

Salmonella will make both pets and humans ill. Humans only need touch it and not wash their hands  and pets of course will eat it.

Pets with salmonella poising will  experience  vomiting, lethargy, lack of appetite, diarrhea sometimes bloody, 

Keep in mind that if you have a multiple pet household that some of your pets may be carriers and show no symptoms.

The food  below is affected by this recall

Raw Food Diet  Bravo~ Turkey Blend for Dogs and Cats 
Product Number: 31-102
Size: 2 lb. (32 OZ) plastic tubes
Best used by date: 11-05-15
UPC: 829546311025
Keep Frozen
Bravo Blends  All natural Chicken Blend diet for Dogs and Cats
Product Number: 21-102
Size: 2 lb. (32 OZ) plastic tubes 
Best used by date: 08-11-16 
UPC: 829546211028
Keep Frozen

The below products are being recalled out of concern because two lots testes were found to be contaminated as well

 all sizes (2 lb., 5 lb. and 10 lb.) of Bravo Chicken Blend(s), Bravo Turkey Blend(s), Bravo Balance Chicken Balance and Bravo Balance Premium Turkey Formula frozen raw diet products with best used by dates between June 20, 2016 and September 18, 2016. 

Product Recall Claim Form available on the Bravo website www.bravopetfoods.comdisclaimer icon for a full refund or store credit. More information on the Bravo recall can also be found atwww.bravopetfoods.comdisclaimer icon, or call toll free (866) 922-9222 Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (EST).

Friday, September 26, 2014

Jakks Pacific Recalls Kong Treats From PetSmart

Jakks Pacific is recalling  Kong Aussie Sticks that were sold to PetSmart. The recall is  due to the possibility of mold developing on treats that were not dried correctly. At the present time only those sold at PetSmart are being recalled.

The item numbers being recalled at this time are 75559  and 75560

sold by dates are 1/30/16 and 1/31/16

You can bring the product back to the store for a refund.

To contact the Jakks Pacific company: click here

Kong can be reached at 303 216 2626

To file a consumer complaint click here

You can also see how to report a complaint at the FDA site here

Mold, also referred to  as mycotoxins,  can cause tremors,shakes, vomiting, agitation and seizures See link here  This link also contains an  animal poison control center should you need further help.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Mars Petcare Recalls Pedigree pet food

Last week while  I was on vacation, apparently Mars Petcare voluntarily recalled  22  Bags of  Pedigree Brand 'Adult Complete Nutrition' for dogs sold in the Dollar General Stores in Mississippi, Arkansas , Tennessee and Louisiana. This was due to small metal pieces being mixed into the food but  not embedded in the food. 

The UPC Code  432C1KKM03 and best sold by date of  9/15/15 were affected. 

Questions about the recall can be directed to this number  1 800 305 5206 

Information on  where the food was distributed can be found here

To date 9/2/14 more bags are being recalled and they include the 55 lb bags sold at Sams Club with the lot code 432E1KKM03 best sold by 8/7/2015
At this time Sams Club in  Indiana , Michigan and Ohio are affected.

Please contact Mars if you have any  affected bags that are of a different lot and make them aware the problem exists or report your findings to the FDA using their safety  reporting portal found here