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Goldenfeast Inc. has issued a voluntary recall of several exotic bird food products due to possible contamination of Salmonella from parsley flake ingredients. No human or pet illnesses have been reported at this time.
Recalled products were distributed in Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Idaho, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin, Virginia and Canada.
No other Goldenfeast products are affected by this recall. Customers who purchased any of the products listed here should contact the manufacturer at 800-344-6536 Monday through Friday between 9 a.m and 5 p.m. EST for instruction on product return.
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.
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.
Arthur 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.
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.
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.
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.
Hartz Mountain Corporation is recalling 7,056 one-ounce containers of fish food from four specific lots because they may be contaminated with Salmonella, after a random sample testing conducted by the company detected Salmonella in lots of 1 oz. Wardley Advanced Nutrition Perfect Protein Tropical Flake Fish Food.
Merrick Pet Care, Inc. of Amarillo, Texas, is recalling the Jr. Texas Taffy pet treat (ITEM # 27077, UPC # 02280827077, All Lots up to and including 10364) because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Merrick Pet Care has made the decision to recall all Jr. Texas Taffy pet treats in the abundance of caution.