Frozen Dog Food Recalled for Possible Salmonella
The Robert Abady Dog Food Company is recalling some frozen dog food because it may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. Pets can become ill after eating this food, and humans can become ill if they handle the food and do not thoroughly wash their hands afterwards. No reports of illness to date have been associated with this product.
The recalled products are Abady Frozen High Stress/High Performance Dog Food in 3 pound packages, and Abady Frozen Growth Formula for Puppies of the Large and Giant Breeds in 3 pound packages. The food was packaged in uncoded three pound chubs. The recall was initiated after sampling by the New York State Department of Agriculture found the bacteria in the product. The dog food was distributed in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and New York.
Monitor your pets and yourself for the symptoms of Salmonella. Pet symptoms include lethargy, diarrhea which may be bloody, fever, and vomiting. Some pets will only have decreased appetite and abdominal pain. Human symptoms include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever.
If you purchased these products, discard them in a sealed container or return them to the place of purchase. For questions, call 845-473-1900 or 1-877-992-2239.