The FDA has just issued a press release regarding a voluntary recall of 3 brands or dog and cat food by ProPet LLC.
According to the FDA, fortunately there have not yet been any reports of illness caused by this contamination.
Read the full announcement from the FDA:
Please note that the above images are examples only, and may or may not represent the packages of your food. For the complete and accurate list, please see the table provided below by the FDA.
|Product||Best By||Lot Code||UPC Number|
|40 lb Hubbard Life Happy Hound Dog Food||05 06 14||096 13 SM L2 2A||1219033878|
|40 lb Hubbard Life Happy Hound Dog Food||05 06 14||096 13 SM L2 1A||1219033878|
|18 lb Hubbard Life Cat Stars Cat Food||05 06 14||096 13 SM L2 1A||1219033873|
|40 lb Hubbard Life Maintenance Dog Food||05 06 14||096 13 SM L2 2A||1219033875|
|15 lb Joy Combo Cat Food||05 06 14||096 13 SM L2 1A||7065407721|
|40 lb Joy Combo Cat Food||05 06 14||096 13 SM L2 1A||7065407713|
|40 lb Joy Combo Cat Food||05 06 14||096 13 SM L2 2A||7065407713|
|20 lb QC Plus Adult Dog Food||05 07 14||097 13 SM L2 2A||2351780103|
|40 lb QC Plus Adult Dog Food||05 07 14||097 13 SM L2 2A||2351780104|
|40 lb QC Plus Adult Dog Food||05 07 14||097 13 SM L2 1A||2351780104|
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These brands were distributed to select stores and online retailers in the following states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin & West Virginia.
Dogs or cats who become infected by salmonella may become lethargic, experience normal diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, have a fever, or begin vomiting. Some animals will also experience a decreased appetite. Keep in mind that at times pets may have no symptoms at all, but can still carry Salmonella and affect other animals and people. If you suspect your pet has any of these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian immediately.
Pets with Salmonella infections may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever, and vomiting. Some pets will have only decreased appetite, fever and abdominal pain. Infected but otherwise healthy pets can be carriers and infect other animals or humans. If your pet has consumed the recalled product and has these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian.
For more information, the FDA has suggested customers call Pro-Pet’s customer service line at 1-888-765-4190. Representatives are available from Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm central time.