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Monday, October 5, 2015

K-9 Kraving Dog Food Recall

K-9  Kraving dog food has issued a recall due to possible Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes, a double whammy if you will!

The recall pertains to  their Chicken Patties Dog food shipped around the July 13- 17 dates. 
Salmonella and  listeria Monocytogenes can  affect animals and and humans.

 Make sure to wash your hands after handling the food any dog food or treats. Wipe down counters  or other items that have been exposed to this product.

Salmonella symptoms for dogs:    Vomiting , diarrhea (sometimes bloody), lack of appetite, abdominal pain, fever. You may have dogs in the home that are only carriers, so if one dog is not showing signs of illness this does not mean the other dogs are not affected. Read more here

Salmonella in humans can cause vomiting, diarrhea, fever, abdominal pain, flu like symptoms. 
This is especially dangerous to the very young and the elderly as well as frail immune symptoms.

Listeria Monocytogenes in dogs can vary from no symptoms to mild flu like symptoms. Fever , weakness, vomiting muscle aches , lack of coordination. Link here

Listeria Monocytogenes in humans : fever, chills  muscle aches,nausea , diarrhea, headaches, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance