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EUKANUBA AND IAMS VOLUNTARY RECALL

CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) has voluntarily recalled specific lots of dry pet food because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. These lots were distributed in the United States and represent roughly one-tenth of one percent (0.1%) of annual production. No Salmonella-related illnesses have been reported to date in association with these product lots.
 
This issue is limited to the specific dry pet food lot codes listed below.

Pumpkin-Flaxseed Doggie Treats

Ingredients:
  • 2 cups organic canned pumpkin*
  • 1/4 cup packed organic brown sugar*
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil* (melted) or olive oil
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup flax seeds*
  • 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
 
* These items can be found in Port Angeles at Country Aire and in Sequim at Sunny Farms and Nash’s Farm Store.
 
Directions:
 
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Line three cookie sheets with parchment paper (not waxed paper).
  3. Mix together the pumpkin and the sugar. Stir in the eggs, oil and water until well blended.

VIRBAC RECALLS SIX LOTS OF IVERHART PLUS CHEWABLE TABLETS

Virbac has issued a voluntary recall for six lots of their heartworm preventative, Iverhart Plus Flavored Chewables, due to a failure to meet stability specifications during the life of the product.
 
The following lots have been included in the recall:
 
Lot 120076 (Large 51-100pounds)
Lot 120086 (Large 51-100 pounds)
Lot 120856 (Large 51-100 pounds)
Lot 120202 (Medium 26-50 pounds)
Lot 120196 (Small up to 25 pounds)
Lot 120844 (Small up to 25 pounds)
 
According to a Virbac letter obtained by petMD, the recalled lots met all of the specifications at the time of their release to distributors, but further product testing showed that the ivermectin potency failed to meet stability specifications during the life of the product.

Important Holiday Safety Tips from OlyPets In-Home Pet Care

Whether you’re celebrating Easter, Passover or simply welcoming the sun back to Port Angeles, it’s important that you keep your furry children safe this weekend. 
 
Here are a few things to be aware of, so that you don't spend your holiday in the emergency room.
 
Most people don’t know that lilies are one of the most dangerous plants that a kitty can get a hold of. Not only are they poisonous when ingested, but merely licking the pollen off of their paws or drinking the water from a vase of these plants can prove fatal.

NATURA PET EXPANDS RECALL OF CALIFORNIA NATURAL, INNOVA, EVO, KARMA AND HEALTHWISE FORMULAS

FREMONT, NEBRASKA, March 29, 2013 – Natura Pet Products is voluntarily expanding its recall of dry pet food because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. No Salmonella-related illnesses have been confirmed to date.
 
Sampling conducted by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and the Georgia Department of Agriculture confirmed the presence of Salmonella in additional dry cat food and a cat pet treats. In anabundance of caution, Natura is also recalling product made in the surrounding timeframe.

Iams Shakeable Dog Treats Recalled Due to Mold

According to PetSmart's website:
 
Proctor and Gamble has issued a voluntary market withdrawal of Iams Shakeables Turkey and Lamb Dog Treats. These treats are being voluntarily withdrawn due to potential for mold growth.

No other products are affected. Proctor and Gamble claims it has not received any reports of human or pet illnesses.

Turkey Lot numbers end in 419715A and start with numbers: 2342,2325,2331,2332,2341,3016,3017,3018 and 3046.

Lamb lot number is 2338-419715A
 
To find the lot code on your can, look at the first 4 numbers of the second line on the bottom of the can as they identify the affected lots.

NATURA PET FOOD RECALLS CERTAIN SKUS OF EVO, INNOVA, CALIFORNIA NATURAL AND HEALTHWISE DOG, CAT & FERRET FOODS

From the Natura website:
 
Natura Pet is voluntarily recalling specific California Natural, Innova, EVO, and Healthwise dry dog, cat, and ferret SKUs as a precautionary measure due to potential Salmonella contamination. No Karma, Mother Nature, wet or treat products are included in this recall. No illnesses have been reported from the recalled products and no other P&G Pet Care brands are impacted by this recall.
 
We were alerted to a single case of Salmonella in a 2.2lb package of EVO Turkey & Chicken Cat Food.

Bravo! Recalls 2 lb Tubes of Chicken Blend-Raw Frozen Food Diet for Dogs and Cats

Manchester, CT– Bravo! is voluntarily recalling its 2 lb tubes ofBravo! Raw Food Diet Chicken Blend for Dogs and Cats, product code: 21-102, batch ID code 6 14 12, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
 
The recall involves 2 lb. Bravo! Chicken Blend frozen raw diet tubes (chubs) made on June 14, 2012 only; no other products or sizes are involved. The recalled product should not be sold or fed to pets. This batch tested negative by a third party independent laboratory prior to release for distribution to consumers, however routine testing by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture of product collected from a single retail location tested positive for presence of salmonella.

THE HONEST KITCHEN® VOLUNTARILY RECALLS LIMITED LOTS OF VERVE®, ZEAL® AND THRIVE® PRODUCTS DUE TO POSSIBLE HEALTH RISK

The Honest Kitchen today announced that it is voluntarily recallingfive lots of its Verve, Zeal and Thrive pet food products produced between August and November 2012 and sold nationwide in the US and Canada via retail stores, mail order and online after August 2012 because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. No other Honest Kitchen batches,production dates or products are affected. 
 
Some animals will have only decreased appetite, fever and abdominal pain. Infected but otherwise healthy animals can be carriers and infect other animals or humans.

Nutri-Vet and Nutripet Chicken Jerky Products Recalled Due to Possible Salmonella Health Risk

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE- February 20, 2013 - Nutri-Vet, LLC. of Boise, ID is voluntarily recalling its Nutri-Vet and NutriPet Chicken Jerky Products because they may be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can sicken animals that eat these products and humans are at risk for Salmonella poisoning from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the pet 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.
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