Salmonella has been causing a long list of recalls in pet food in the past few weeks…and the list continues. A new bacteria that is showing up in some pet food is Listeria monocytogenes.
This bacteria is making pets sick after they eat the contaminated food.
The items below are being recalled due to a possible contamination found during testing, according to Dog Food Advisor.
What Is Being Recalled?
Northwest Naturals of Portland, Oregon, is recalling its 5-pound frozen Chicken and Salmon Pet Food Chubs.
– Look for UPC code of 0 87316 38440 6 and a product best-by date code of 15 082218.
Carnivore Meat Company of Green Bay, Wisconsin, is voluntarily recalling Vital Essentials Freeze-Dried Beef Nibblets Entrée for Dogs.
– The recall is for one-pound bags and a lot number of 13753.
TruPet, LLC, of Milford, Ohio, is voluntarily recalling TruDog Treat Me Crunchy Beef Delight Pet Treats.
– The recall is for 2.5-ounce packages with a lot number of 20190514 13753.
If you have any of these products in your home, stop feeding them immediately. Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes can be transferred to a person who handles the contaminated food and does not thoroughly wash their hands.
Signs Of Salmonella and Listeria Monocytogenes Infections
– diarrhea or bloody diarrhea
– fever and vomiting
– decreased appetite and abdominal pain
If you or your pet have any of these symptoms and have been in contact with the food listed above, please see a health professional immediately.
What To Do
Stop feeding the food immediately and contact the individual company and place where you purchased.
Northwest Naturals can be reached at 1-866-637-1872, Monday-Friday from 8:00am to 4:00 PM PST. Or visit www.nw-naturals.net.
Vital Essentials can be reached at 920-370-6542.
TruDog can be reached at 800-476-8808.
Be sure to share this with your family and friends to keep all pets and humans safe.
Recalls are becoming more frequent, and something must be done to improve the safety of pet food. Pets are part of the family, and we want to do what is best for them. Their health is directly connected to what they eat. Sign below and demand that pet food companies adopt stronger safety regulations, overseen by the FDA!
Spread the word to keep our fur babies safe! ☟
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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