Category Archives: Animal Feed

RASFF Alert – Animal Feed – Salmonella

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Salmonella in dried porcine haemoglobin from the UK in Spain and the Netherlands

RASFF Alerts – Animal Feed – Salmonella – Dog Food – Supplementary

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Salmonella Derby and Infantis in complete dog food “Beef recipe” from Lithuania in Belgium, France, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and the UK

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Salmonella in supplementary feed for dairy cows from Germany in Luxembourg

USA – Freshpet Voluntarily Recalls One Lot of Freshpet Select Fresh from the Kitchen Home Cooked Chicken Recipe 4.5-Pound Bags Due to Potential Salmonella Contamination

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Freshpet Select Fresh From The Kitchen Home Cooked Recipe

Back Label, Sell By 10/29/22 L3

Freshpet Inc. is announcing a voluntary recall of a single lot of Freshpet Select Fresh From the Kitchen Home Cooked Chicken Recipe (4.5 lb. bag), with sell by date of 10/29/22, due to potential contamination with Salmonella.

Salmonella can affect animals eating the product and there is risk to humans, notably children, the elderly, and the immunocompromised, when handling contaminated products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or surfaces exposed to these products.

Healthy people infected with Salmonella should monitor themselves for some or all of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping, and fever. Salmonella can result in more serious ailments, including arterial infections, endocarditis, arthritis, muscle pain, eye irritation, and urinary tract symptoms. Consumers exhibiting these signs after having contact with this product should contact their healthcare provider.

Dogs with Salmonella infections may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever, and vomiting. Some dogs will have only decreased appetite, fever, and abdominal pain. Infected but otherwise healthy dogs can be carriers and infect other animals or humans. If your dog has consumed the recalled product and has these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian.

If pet parents have products matching the following description and sell by date in their possession, they should stop feeding it to their dogs and dispose of it immediately. Please call us if you have any of the recalled product, Freshpet Select Fresh From the Kitchen Home Cooked Chicken Recipe (4.5 lb. bag) with Sell by Date 10/29/22. The Sell by date, along with the UPC code, can be found on the bottom and back of each bag. Please see chart and product pictures below for details.

Our Freshpet Team had designated this single lot for destruction, but a small portion of the lot was inadvertently shipped to retailers in limited geographic markets in the last two weeks. No other Freshpet products or lot codes are impacted by this recall.

To date, Freshpet has received no reports of illness, injury, or adverse reaction. The lot may have sold at limited Walmart stores in Alabama and Georgia; and limited Target stores and other select retailers in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, Vermont, and West Virginia.

Product Name Retail UPC Code Lot Code Sell by Date
FRESHPET® SELECT FRESH FROM THE KITCHEN HOME COOKED RECIPE 627975011673 10/29/22 10/29/22 L3

The safety of pets and pet parents and the quality of our products are of the greatest importance, and we value the trust placed in Freshpet.

Pet parents who have questions or would like to report adverse reactions should call 1.800.285.0563 Mon. through Fri., 9 am–9 pm (EDT) and Sat. through Sun. 9 am–1 pm (EDT) or visit https://freshpet.co/JUNE22External Link Disclaimer.

This recall is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

RASFF Alert – Animal Feed – Salmonella – Chicken Meal – Poultry Meal – Dog Chews

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Salmonella in chicken meal from The Netherland in Italy.

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Salmonella in poultry meal from the UK in Belgium and the Netherlands

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Salmonella Newport in dog chews from Poland in Germany

RASFF Alert – Animal Feed – Enterobacteriaceae – Dog Chews

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Enterobacteriaceae in dog chews from the Netherlands in Belgium

Research – Jif Peanut Butter Recall: Make Sure Your Dog’s Favorite Snack Isn’t Tainted With Salmonella

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Some dogs love peanut butter more than we do, so make sure your stash isn’t one of the products potentially contaminated with salmonella.

You probably need to check that jar of peanut butter in your cupboard—both for you and your dog.

On Friday, The J.M. Smucker Company issued a wide recall of its Jif peanut butter products because of potential salmonella contamination. If that’s the brand you like to share with your dog—heck, maybe the peanut butter is only for your dog—you’ll want to make sure you dispose of any potentially tainted spread.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has attributed 14 human illnesses—including two hospitalizations—in 12 states to the salmonella outbreak. The FDA traced its origins to the Smucker Company’s manufacturing facility in Lexington, Ky.

The recalled Jif products were sold in stores nationwide and in Canada, the Dominican Republic, Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, South Korea, Thailand, Honduras, Spain, and Japan. You can check the list at the bottom of this article to see which products were specifically recalled.

Anyone with recalled Jif in their homes should obviously not let anyone consume it and throw it away. If the peanut butter has touched anything, including your hands, you should sanitize those areas immediately. And keep in mind: Other companies have recalled products that contain Jif peanut butter, and you can find that list here

RASFF Alert – Animal Feed – Aflatoxin – Peanuts

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Aflatoxins in peanuts as feed material from Argentina in Germany

RASFF Animal Feed – Salmonella – Barley – Barley Feed

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Salmonella in barley from Germany in Finland

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Salmonella in barley feed from UK in Finland

RASFF Alert – Animal Feed – Salmonella – Dried Porcine Blood Cells

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Salmonella in dried porcine blood cells from the UK in Spain and the Netherlands

RASFF Alerts – Animal Feed – Salmonella – Complementary Feed for Dogs – Fish Meal – Lamb Meatballs and Sausage Dog Food – Rapeseed Meal

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Salmonella spp. in complementary feed for dogs from Germany in Austria

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Presence of Salmonella Infantis in fish meal from Denmark in Italy

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Salmonella spp. in lamb meatballs and sausage from Norway in Lithuania and Latvia

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Salmonella Mbandaka in rapeseed meal from Poland in Lithuania