Archive for Recall Alerts

P&G recalls dry pet food due to possible contamination

The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) is issuing a voluntary recall on certain lots of dry dog and cat food after testing revealed they had the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

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Dogswell recalls jerky treats due to potential antibiotic contamination

Dogswell has announced a voluntary withdrawal for some of its dog and cat jerky treats due to possible contamination with unapproved antibiotics. The products were manufactured in China.

During routine testing of the company’s products, the New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets found that a sample of Dogswell Happy Hips Chicken Breast Jerky contained trace amounts of an antibiotic residue that has not been approved for use in the United States. Dogswell is therefore recalling Chicken Breast and Duck Breast jerky under the Breathies, Happy Heart, Happy Hips, Mellow Mut, Shape Up, Veggie Life, Vitality, and Vitakitty brands that are labeled with a best-buy date of Jan. 28, 2015, or any earlier date. Most of these products were distributed before March 1 of this year. No other products are affected.

To learn more, please read the company’s frequently asked questions, or contact Dogswell at 1-888-559-8833 or email us at info@dogswell.com.

Nature’s Recipe recalls chicken biscuit treats due to potential contamination

Nature’s Recipe is voluntarily recalling a limited supply of Nature’s Recipe Oven Baked Biscuits with Real Chicken, manufactured in one of its U.S. production facilities. This is being done as a precautionary measure, as the product has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. No pet or consumer illnesses from this product have been reported to date.

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Dog peanut butter product recalled out of caution

Dog for Dog: DogsbutterFollowing a nationwide recall of peanut butter made by Sunland Inc., Dog for Dog has recalled its Dogsbutter canine peanut butter treat out of caution. The initial recall began after 29 people contracted Salmonella in 18 states. No Dogsbutter products have tested positive yet for Salmonella contamination, but CEO Rocky Keever stated the company wanted to err on the side of caution.

All the recalled products may be returned to the place of purchase for a full refund. No other Dog for Dog products are included in this recall, which includes products manufactured from May 1 through Oct. 1.

To view the complete list of Sunland’s recalled products, visit the FDA’s website.

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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