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June 12,2018

Four dogs fell ill, leading to an FDA investigation and a limited recall of some canned Dave’s Pet Food. The reason is potentially elevated levels of beef thyroid hormone (which is more serious than it may sound).

Please read the full recall details here:

https://www.petful.com/recalled/daves-95-percent-premium-beef-dog-food/

Click the link above for important details, and to share the news of this recall.

–Dave at Petful

May 23, 2018

Two popular dog treats may contain high levels of a beef thyroid hormone. The treats are certain types of Merrick Backcountry and Castor & Pollux Good Buddy. At least one dog has fallen ill.

Please read the full recall details here:

https://www.petful.com/recalled/merrick-castor-pollux/

Click the link above for important details, and to share the news of this recall.

–Dave at Petful

 

April 21, 2018

No illnesses have been reported, but OC Raw Dog is recalling some of its products for two different reasons. One of the reasons is some fish are large enough to cause a risk of botulism. Wow, that’s a new one for me. Please read the full recall details here:

https://www.petful.com/recalled/oc-raw-dog-2018/

–Dave at Petful

April 19, 2018

TruDog is withdrawing one lot of its freeze-dried dog food because it may becontaminated with Salmonella bacteria. To learn which products are affected, please visit the following link:

TruDog Withdraws Dog Food Due to Salmonella

Please share the news of this alert with other pet owners.

Mike Sagman, Editor
The Dog Food Advisor

April 17, 2018

Salmonella. That’s the feared contaminant in a recall of 2 different products from Vital Essentials (one for dogs & cats, and the other just for dogs). Please read the full recall details here:

https://www.petful.com/recalled/vital-essentials-beef-toppers-beef-entree

April 16, 2018

This one is different, because I would not have known about it if a Petful subscriber hadn’t alerted me to it. (Thank you, T.!) She had received an email from the company because she was a customer.

The company has apparently not alerted anyone else other than “affected customers” — but doesn’t the general public have a right to know too? I think so. That’s why I HATE “silent recalls” like this. Well, this one is silent no more.

TruPet LLC is “withdrawing” a single lot of its TruDog Boost Me Mighty Beef raw freeze-dried dog food toppers. This is the 2nd recall of 2018 for the company. Here are the full recall details:

https://www.petful.com/recalled/trupet-boost-me/

April 13, 2018

A company called K9 Natural is recalling some of its frozen raw dog food that it imports into the United States from Zealand. Here are the full recall details:

https://www.petful.com/recalled/k9-natural-chicken-feast/

Click the link above for important details, and to share the news of this recall.

March 26, 2018

Blue Ridge Beef is back in the news with its 2nd recall of 2018. This time, a single lot of its BRB Complete frozen dog food is being recalled because it may be contaminated with salmonella and listeria. Get the full details here:

https://www.petful.com/recalled/blue-ridge-beef-brb-complete/

Darwin’s has recalled more of its dog food after more tests showed samples of it were contaminated. This is just the latest in a string of recalls for Darwin’s — and the FDA has grown so concerned about it that it has published a blistering report chronicling all the troubles. The FDA says Darwin’s has demonstrated a “pattern of contamination” and “a history of recalls and multiple complaints.” OUCH. Here’s what you need to know:

https://www.petful.com/recalled/darwins-march-26-2018-recall/

 

March 23, 2018

The J.M. Smucker Company is recalling specific lots of Milo’s Kitchen dog treats. These popular treats may contain high levels of beef thyroid hormone — and there have already been reports of sickened dogs.

https://www.petful.com/recalled/milos-kitchen-dog-treats/

March 8, 2018

Redbarn Pet Products of Long Beach, CA is expanding its recall to now include multiple brands of dog chews due to contamination with Salmonella.

To learn which products are affected, please visit the following link:

Redbarn Expands Recall to Include Multiple Brands of Dog Chews

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Mike Sagman, Editor
The Dog Food Advisor

March 6, 2018

A company called Raw Basics, LLC is recalling some of its Tucker’s Pork-Bison Formula raw frozen dog food because of concerns about (you guessed it …) salmonella contamination. Salmonella is no joke — it’s potentially deadly.

Here’s the link on our website:

https://www.petful.com/recalled/tuckers-pork-bison-box/

March 3, 2018

Steve’s Real Food is recalling some of its turkey dog food because of concerns about possible salmonella contamination. No pets (or people) have been reported sick, thankfully. The dog food was distributed to more than 20 states, so please read the full info on our website now:

https://www.petful.com/recalled/steves-real-food-turkey-canine-recipe/

March 1, 2018

New cat food recall: Blue Ridge Beef is recalling a single lot of its Kitten Grind chubs over potential salmonella and listeria contamination that may have killed the 2 kittens. Full info on our website:

https://www.petful.com/recalled/blue-ridge-beef-kitten/

February 24, 2018

1. Vital Essentials:
https://www.petful.com/recalled/vital-essentials-beef-nibblets-entree/

2. Northwest Naturals:
https://www.petful.com/recalled/northwest-naturals-chicken-salmon/

3. TruDog:
https://www.petful.com/recalled/trupet-treat-crunchy-beef-delight/

Please click the links above for full details about these recalls, which involve only specific products and lot codes.

And if this seems like a busy time for pet food recalls right now — well, it is! We have had 12 different brands announce a recall in little more than a month’s time, which is an unusually high number of recalls.

 

February 20, 2018

The U.S. FDA has announced Smokehouse Pet Products of Sun Valley, CA, is expanding its recall of its “Beefy Munchies” and “Beefy Bites” dog treats due to contamination with Salmonella bacteria.

To learn which products are affected, please visit the following link:FDA Expands Nationwide Beefy Munchies Dog Treats Recall

 

February 10, 2018

Redbarns Natural has announced its 1st ever recall — certain packages of its 7 Inch Bully Sticks dog chews. The reason is a familiar one: the possible salmonella contamination.

For full details about this recall, and to share the news with others, please click here:

https://www.petful.com/recalled/redbarn-bully-stick/

February 9, 2018

1. Raws for Paws – ground turkey (dogs and cats)
https://www.petful.com/recalled/raws-for-paws/

2. Beef Munchies treats (dogs)
https://www.petful.com/recalled/beef-munchies/

Click the links to get the full details of these recalls.

The J.M. Smucker Company has announced a voluntary withdrawal of various flavors of both Gravy Train and Kibbles ‘N Bits canned dog foods. This news follows independent testing earlier this month that reportedly turned up traces of pentobarbital — often used as a euthanasia drug — in samples of Gravy Train. Pentobarbital can be deadly when consumed by dogs or cats.

For full details, and to share this news with others, please click here:

https://www.petful.com/recalled/gravy-train-kibbles-n-bits/

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