Archive for Recall Alerts

Boots & Barkley bully sticks recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination

Kasel Associated Industries is voluntarily recalling its Boots & Barkley six-count, 5-in. American Beef Bully Sticks, because the product may be contaminated with Salmonella. The company has ceased production and is working with the FDA to determine the source of contamination, which was discovered during routine sampling.

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Petco recalling food bowls that may contain radioactive agent

Petco announced a recall of three varieties of stainless steel pet food bowls after discovering that one of its foreign suppliers used stainless steel containing small quantities of Cobalt-60.

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Catswell brand cat food recalled over propylene glycol contamination

Catswell Brand VitaKitty Chicken Breast with Flaxseed and VitaminsArthur Dogswell is voluntarily recalling 1,050 cartons of Catswell brand VitaKitty Chicken Breast with Flaxseed and Vitamins due to possible propylene glycol contamination. Propylene glycol may lead to anemia and oxidative cell damage, though no illnesses have been reported yet. The contaminant was identified during routine FDA testing.

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Pet food recall expanded due to vitamin D concerns

Three subsidiaries of Land O’Lakes have recalled feed products, including an expansion of the recent PMI Nutrition International recall, due to the potential for elevated vitamin D levels. All of the products involved in the recalls were manufactured at a feed plant in Richmond, Ind., between April 2, 2012, and May 8, 2012, and were distributed across the United States.

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Purina recalls animal foods with elevated vitamin D levels

Purina Feed issues a voluntary recall of certain Purina® feed products due to the potential for elevated vitamin D levels. Elevated vitamin D levels may be result in lack of interest in eating, weight loss, possible joint stiffness and even death. No complaints have been reported yet.

The products were distributed nationwide between April 2, 2012, and May 8, 2012. The affected product should not be used, and where applicable, be returned to the retail dealer.

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Feed Solutions issues recall on pet foods due to elevated vitamin D

Feed Solutions is voluntarily recalling certain varieties of feed products due to the potential for elevated vitamin D levels. While no customer complaints have been received to date, elevated vitamin D levels may cause death or otherwise be harmful to animals and fish if fed for extended periods, potentially resulting in lack of interest in eating, weight loss and possible joint stiffness.

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Nature’s Variety recalls dog food due to freshness issues

Nature’s Variety has voluntary recalled its Prairie Beef Meal & Barley Medley Kibble for Dogs. The food itself is not contaminated, but some products are not remaining fresh for the full shelf life and an off-odor smell is developing.

The products impacted are listed below:

  • UPC# 7 69949 60420 4 – Prairie Beef Meal & Barley Medley Kibble for Dogs 5 lb
  • UPC# 7 69949 60425 9 – Prairie Beef Meal & Barley Medley Kibble for Dogs 15 lb
  • UPC# 7 69949 60430 3 – Prairie Beef Meal & Barley Medley Kibble for Dogs 30 lb
  • UPC# 7 69949 60432 7 – Prairie Beef Meal & Barley Medley Kibble for Dogs 3 oz sample

Consumers who have purchased one of the above products can obtain a full refund or exchange it for a different variety by either returning the product in its original packaging or bringing a proof of purchase back to their retailer.

Contact Nature’s Variety at 888.519.7387 or online for more information.

Diamond Pet Foods issues third recall on dry dog food

Diamond Pet Foods has issued a voluntary recall of Diamond Naturals Lamb Meal & Rice dry dog food and Diamond Puppy Formula dry dog food. The company took this precautionary measure because the products have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. No dog illnesses have been reported.

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Diamond Pet Foods issues second dog food recall this month

Diamond Pet Foods is voluntarily recalling a second batch of dry dog food produced at the company’s South Carolina plant, which has since ceased production. The food may be contaminated with Salmonella, though no illnesses have yet been reported.

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Diamond Naturals pet food recalled due to Salmonella concerns

Diamond Pet Foods is voluntarily recalling Diamond Naturals Lamb Meal & Rice. This is being done as a precautionary measure, as the product has the potential to be contaminated with salmonella. No illnesses have been reported and no other Diamond manufactured products are affected.

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