Looks like the year 2016 is no different from last year when it comes to dog food recalls. Today we see yet another recall from the Green Bay, Wis-based company called Carnivore Meat Co. More here.
The Green Bay, Wis-based company called Carnivore Meat Co. has recalled a single lot of its Vital Essentials Frozen Chicken Patties Entree for Dogs because of the possible contamination with Salmonella. The affected product was reportedly distributed in California, Florida, Georgia, Rhode Island, Texas and Washington.
As part of the national collection initiative issued by the Center of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) on June 3, 2015, the Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) collected samples of the products and notified Carnivore Meat Co., that one of it’s samples tested positive for Salmonella. Apart from the Vital Essentials Frozen Chicken Patties Entree for Dogs, no other product manufactured by the Carnivore Meat Co. is contaminated with salmonella.
The single lot involved in the voluntary recall is:
Vital Essentials Frozen Chicken Patties Entrée for Dogs, net wt. 6 lb.
UPC 33211 00807
Lot No. 11475
Best-by date 20161108 (11/08/16)
The “Best By” date code and lot number are located on the back of the package.
Salmonella can affect dogs as it is known to cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever. If you find any symptoms and if your pet has consumed the recalled product, please contact your vet. Salmonella can also affect humans from handling contaminated products. Therefore remember to always WASH YOUR HANDS after handling contaminated products and wipe any surfaces exposed to these products.
If you have the contaminated product, please dispose or return for a full refund. Please SHARE this post with everyone you know. Consumers can contact 920-370-6542 Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. CST, for assistance in obtaining replacement or a full refund from their local retailer for the original purchase.
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