Category Archives: Salmonella Dog Food

RASFF Alerts – Animal Feed – Salmonella – Fish Meal – Supplementary Feed for Dogs

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Salmonella spp. in fish meal from Mauritania in Spain

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Salmonella Typhimurium in supplementary feed for dogs from Germany in Austria and Luxembourg

USA – Dog food product tested positive for Salmonella

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Product Details

Product Description: Ranch Hound Maintenance Mini-Chunk Dog Food UPC 7 22304 39123 2, Manufactured for Atwood Distributing, L.P., Enid, OK. 40 lb. bag

Reason for Recall:Dog food product tested positive for Salmonella

Product Quantity:3 bags

Recall Number:

Code Information:Lots E1066 and E1067, best by 3/7/2022 and 3/8/2022

Classification:

Not Yet Classified

Event Details

Event ID:87553

Voluntary / Mandated:

Voluntary: Firm initiated

Product Type:Veterinary

Distribution Pattern:

Distributed to a distribution center in Texas

Recalling Firm:

Cargill, Inc Corporate Headquarters
15407 McGinty Rd W
Wayzata, MN 55391-2365
United States

Recall Initiation Date:3/17/2021

USA – Pet foods in this huge Salmonella recall may also cause human illness from handling

Food Safety News

Human risk of illness is on the rise due to the handling of contaminated pet foods named in a massive recall by Evansville, IN-based Midwestern Pet Foods.

Specific cat and food brands including   CanineX, Earthborn Holistic, Venture, Unrefined, Sportmix Wholesomes, Pro Pac, Pro Pac Ultimates, Sportstrail, Sportmix, and Meridian brands produced at its Monmouth, IL production facility because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

A full list of recalled products is included in this announcement.  In addition to the risk to humans, Salmonella can affect animals eating the products.

Surfaces not thoroughly washed after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products are at risk.

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 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 providers.

Pets with Salmonella infections may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever, and vomiting. Some pets will have only decreased appetite, fever, and abdominal pain. Infected but otherwise healthy pets can be carriers and infect other animals or humans. If your pet has consumed the recalled product and has these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian. No human or pet illnesses have been reported to date.

Products were distributed to retail stores nationwide and to online retailers.

USA – Midwestern Pet Foods Voluntarily Recall Due to Possible Salmonella Health Risk

FDA

Midwestern Pet Foods, Evansville, Indiana is issuing a voluntary recall of specific expiration dates of certain dog and cat food brands including CanineX, Earthborn Holistic, Venture, Unrefined, Sportmix Wholesomes, Pro Pac, Pro Pac Ultimates, Sportstrail, Sportmix and Meridian brands produced at its Monmouth, Illinois Production Facility because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. A full list of recalled products may be found at the end of this announcement.

Salmonella can 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 products or any 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. Rarely, 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 providers.

Pets with Salmonella infections may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever, and vomiting. Some pets will have only decreased appetite, fever and abdominal pain. Infected but otherwise healthy pets can be carriers and infect other animals or humans. If your pet has consumed the recalled product and has these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian. No human or pet illnesses have been reported to date.

Products were distributed to retail stores nationwide and to online retailers.

Lot code information may be found on the back of the bags with the following format:
“EXP AUG/02/22/M1/L#

See Example Image Below

This recall covers only certain products manufactured at Midwestern Pet Foods Monmouth, Illinois facility.  The unique Monmouth Facility identifier is located in the date code as an “M”.

The recall was as the result of a routine sampling program by the company which revealed that the finished products may contain the bacteria.

Retailers and distributors should immediately pull recalled lots from their inventory and shelves.  Do not sell or donate the recalled products.  Retailers are encouraged to contact consumers that have purchased the recalled products if the means to do so exists.

Do not feed the recalled products to pets or any other animals.  Destroy the food in a way that children, pets and wildlife cannot access them.  Wash and sanitize pet food bowls, cups and storage containers.  Always ensure you wash and sanitize your hands after handling recalled food or any utensils that come in contact with recalled food.

Contact Midwestern Pet Foods Consumer Affairs at info@midwesternpetfoods.com or 800-474-4163, ext 455 from 8 AM to 5 PM Central Time, Monday through Friday for additional information.

This voluntary recall is being conducted in cooperation with the US Food and Drug Administration.  All other Midwestern Pet Foods products are unaffected by this recall.

RASFF Alerts – Animal Feed -Salmonella – Dog Chews – Complete Dog Food – Sunflower Meal

European Food Alerts

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Salmonella enterica ser. Derby (presence /25g) in dog chews from the Czech Republic in Austria

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Salmonella (presence /25g) in complete food for adult dogs from Lithuania in Lithuania

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Salmonella enterica ser. Senftenberg (presence /25g) in sunflower meal from Italy in Austria

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USA – Bravo Packing, Inc. Expands Previously Announced Voluntary Recall of Pet FoodProducts Due to Potential Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes Health Risks to Humans and Animals

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Research – Raw pet food microbiology safety risks rise with owner cognitive bias

Pet Food Industry

The optimistic belief that Salmonella only infects other people exemplifies a cognitive bias.

Although still a small portion of the overall pet food market, raw pet food sales grew at faster rates than kibble or conventional wet dog and cat foods during the pandemic. With the rising popularity of raw pet foods, people may believe they are following safe practices more than they…

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Belgium – Rund Menu frozen sausage (dog food) – Salmonella

AFSCA

Recall of Canis Purus
Product: Rund Menu frozen sausage (dog food).
Problem: presence of Salmonella.


In agreement with the AFSCA, Canis Purus is withdrawing from sale the product Rund Menu (frozen sausage – dog food) and is recalling it to consumers because of the presence of Salmonella.

Canis Purus asks its customers not to give this product to their pets and to return it to the point of sale, ANIMALS (Toleikstraat 13, 3960 Bree) where it was purchased. They will be reimbursed.

Product description

– Product name: Rund Menu
– Brand: Canis Purus
– Date of minimum durability (DDM) (“
Best before (or end)”): 01/12/2021 – Batch number: 201201
– Sales period: from 12/01/2020 to 02/19/2021
– Type of packaging: Frozen sausage
– Weight: 500 g / 1000 g

The product was sold via ANIMALS (Toleikstraat 13, 3960 Bree)

For any further information , contact:

Paredis Stef
0032 479 692 721
stef@animaux-bree.be

RASFF Alert – Animal Feed – Salmonella – Dog Chews (Dried Tripes)

European Food Alerts

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Salmonella enterica ser. Virchow (in 1 out of 5 samples /25g) in dog chews (dried tripes) from India in Germany

RASFF Alerts -Animal Feed – Salmonella – Soybean Meal – Dog Chews

European Food Alerts

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Salmonella enterica ser. Llandoff (presence /25g) in soybean meal from Italy, via Germany in Austria

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Salmonella enterica ser. Infantis (presence /25g) in dog chews from Poland, via Germany in Italy