• URGENT: 3 Dog & Cat Food Brands Recalled for Salmonella

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    Yesterday, February 5th 2014, the FDA issued a press release regarding a voluntary recall of 3 brands or dog and cat food by ProPet LLC. According to the FDA, fortunately there have not yet been any reports of illness caused by this contamination.

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    Please note that the above images are examples only, and may or may not represent the packages of your food. For the complete and accurate list, please see the table provided below by the FDA.

    Product Best By Lot Code UPC Number
    40 lb Hubbard Life Happy Hound Dog Food 05 06 14 096 13 SM L2 2A 1219033878
    40 lb Hubbard Life Happy Hound Dog Food 05 06 14 096 13 SM L2 1A 1219033878
    18 lb Hubbard Life Cat Stars Cat Food 05 06 14 096 13 SM L2 1A 1219033873
    40 lb Hubbard Life Maintenance Dog Food 05 06 14 096 13 SM L2 2A 1219033875
    15 lb Joy Combo Cat Food 05 06 14 096 13 SM L2 1A 7065407721
    40 lb Joy Combo Cat Food 05 06 14 096 13 SM L2 1A 7065407713
    40 lb Joy Combo Cat Food 05 06 14 096 13 SM L2 2A 7065407713
    20 lb QC Plus Adult Dog Food 05 07 14 097 13 SM L2 2A 2351780103
    40 lb QC Plus Adult Dog Food 05 07 14 097 13 SM L2 2A 2351780104
    40 lb QC Plus Adult Dog Food 05 07 14 097 13 SM L2 1A 2351780104

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    These brands were distributed to select stores and online retailers in the following states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin & West Virginia.

    Dogs or cats who become infected by salmonella may become lethargic, experience normal diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, have a fever, or begin vomiting. Some animals will also experience a decreased appetite. Keep in mind that at times pets may have no symptoms at all, but can still carry Salmonella and affect other animals and people. If you suspect your pet has any of these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian immediately.

    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.

    For more information, the FDA has suggested customers call Pro-Pet’s customer service line at 1-888-765-4190. Representatives are available from Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm central time.

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