Recall Alert: Dog and Cat Food Recalled Due To Possible E. Coli Contamination

Health Canada just announced they are recalling Carnivora Fresh Frozen Patties for Dogs and Cats. The recall was issued due to possible contamination with E. Coli O157.

As of June 12, 2020, four illnesses have been reported in Canada. “E. coli O157 is a particularly dangerous strain of bacteria that can cause serious and life-threatening illness in both pets and humans after eating or handling the affected food,” wrote The Dog Food Advisor.

Photos: Health Canada

What Is Recalled?

The affected 6 varieties of Carnivora brand raw pet food were sold throughout Canada. Approximately 1,803 units were sold from January through June of this year.

Date Codes:13 01 20 / 006
15 02 20 / 042
20 01 20 / 006
20 02 20 / 042

Carnivora Brand Whole Animal Chicken Dinner with Vegetables ‘n’ Fruit, Ultra Premium Fresh Frozen Patties for Dogs & Cats

Size: 4 lb / 1820g bag
UPC: 689076622271

Carnivora Brand Chicken Dinner with Vegetables ‘n’ Fruit

Size: 25 lb / 11.36 kg Bulk Box
UPC: 689076619677

Carnivora Brand Whole Animal Beef Dinner with Vegetables ‘n’ Fruit, Ultra Premium Fresh Frozen Patties for Dogs & Cats

Size: 4 lb / 1820g Bag
UPC: 689076622370

Carnivora Brand Beef Dinner with Vegetables ‘n’ Fruit

Size: 25 lb / 11.36 kg Bulk Box
UPC: 689076621076

Carnivora Brand Whole Animal Turkey Diet, Ultra Premium Fresh Frozen Patties for Dogs & Cats

Size: 4 lb / 1820g Bag
UPC: 689076623971

Carnivora Brand Turkey Diet

Size: 25 lb / 11.36 kg Bulk Box
UPC: 689076624800

Photos: Health Canada

Symptoms Of E. coli O157 Infection

– nausea
– vomiting
– headache
– mild fever
– severe stomach cramps
– watery or bloody diarrhea

“E. coli O157 is a bacteria that can cause serious, sometimes life-threatening illness. Some people infected with E. coli O157 do not get sick at all, though they can still spread the infection to others,” said the company issued recall.

Most of the symptoms will end within five to ten days but people with compromised immune systems, pregnant woman, and older adults could require hospitalization.

“There is no real treatment for E. coli infections, other than monitoring the illness, providing comfort, and preventing dehydration,” stated the recall.

If you have fed any of the recalled product and you or your pet are showing any of the above symptoms, seek medical attention immediately.

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What To Do

If you have purchased any of the recalled food, stop feeding it immediately and return it to the location where it was purchased for a refund.

You can contact Carnivora Pet Food at 1-888-665-0856 between 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM CST, Monday – Friday with any questions.

Andrea Powell

Andrea Powell is an animal enthusiast that resides in West Michigan. When not writing, she is exploring the great outdoors with her dogs and horses.

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