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Top Five Pet Food Questions

Published on November 17, 2016
Categorized under: Blog,Pet Safety Tips,Uncategorized

By Sharon Billings, CVT Senior Veterinary Information Specialist When I’m in a social gathering and folks learn I’m a veterinary technician the topic often turns to pet food and nutrition.  People have lots of questions and that’s understandable!  Just glance down the aisles of any pet store and you’ll see a mind-boggling variety of pet …continue reading

Boulder Dog Food Recall

Published on July 6, 2015
Categorized under: Pet Safety Tips,Product Recalls,Uncategorized

Boulder Dog Food Company, L.L.C. is voluntarily recalling the Turkey Sprinkles (3 oz.) with a “Best By” date of “05/18/16, 05/28/2016 and 05/30/2016“, a Lot Number of “743”, and a UPC Code of 899883001224 because the product has the potential of being contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals eating the product, and there is …continue reading

Barkworthies Chicken Dog Chew Recall

Published on January 2, 2015
Categorized under: Pet Safety Tips,Product Recalls,Uncategorized

Barkworthies of Richmond, VA is recalling select lots of Barkworthies Chicken Vittles dog chews because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonellacan affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the …continue reading

Roo Bites Pet Treats Recall

Published on January 2, 2015
Categorized under: Pet Safety Tips,Product Recalls,Uncategorized

Jump Your Bones, Inc. of Boca Raton, Florida is voluntarily recalling Jump Your Bones brand name Roo Bites (Cubes) because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. No pet or consumer illnesses from this product have been reported to date. Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans …continue reading

Mars Petcare Voluntary Recall of PEDIGREE® Brand

Published on August 29, 2014
Categorized under: Pet Safety Tips,Product Recalls

Mars Petcare US announced a voluntary recall of 22 bags of PEDIGREE® Adult Complete Nutrition dry dog food products due to the possible presence of a foreign material. The bags were produced in one manufacturing facility, and shipped to one retail customer. The facility production line has been shut down until this issue is resolved. …continue reading

Hill’s Pet Nutrition Dry Dog Food Recall

Published on June 3, 2014
Categorized under: Pet Safety Tips,Product Recalls,Uncategorized

Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc. of Topeka, KS is voluntarily recalling 62 bags of Science Diet® Adult Small & Toy Breed™ dry dog food as they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The suspect product, part of a single production run, was distributed to 17 veterinary clinic and pet store customers in California, Hawaii and …continue reading

Pro-Pet LLC Recalls a Limited Number of Dry Dog and Cat Foods

Published on February 6, 2014
Categorized under: Product Recalls

Pro-Pet LLC, St. Marys, Ohio, has initiated a voluntary recall of a limited number of Dry Dog and Cat Foods for possible Salmonella contamination. A single field test indicated products manufactured during a two day period, on a single production line may have the potential for Salmonella contamination. Pro-Pet LLC is voluntarily recalling the potentially …continue reading

Bailey’s Choice Expands Product Recall of Dog Treats

Published on November 12, 2013
Categorized under: Pet Safety Tips,Product Recalls,Uncategorized

Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to the expanded recall of particular packages of Bailey’s Choice dog treats sold in Georgia. These products have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella and should be discarded. Bailey’s Choice Dog Treats, LLC, of Waleska, Ga., is expanding the recall to include additional five-ounce packages of …continue reading

Nestle Purina Voluntarily Recalls Dry Dog Food Bags

Published on September 3, 2013
Categorized under: Pet Products,Pet Safety Tips,Product Recalls,Uncategorized

Nestle Purina PetCare Company (NPPC) is voluntarily recalling a limited number of 3.5-pound bags of its Purina ONE beyOnd Our White Meat Chicken & Whole Barley Recipe Adult Dry Dog Food from a single production run and shipped to retail customers in the United States. This is being done because one bag of the product …continue reading

P&G Voluntarily Recalls Dry Pet Food

Published on August 15, 2013
Categorized under: Pet Safety Tips,Product Recalls,Uncategorized

The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) has voluntarily recalled specific lots of dry pet food because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. These lots were distributed in the United States and represent roughly one-tenth of one percent (0.1%) of annual production. No Salmonella-related illnesses have been reported to date in association with …continue reading