February 16, 2018
Four pet food companies – Darwin’s Natural Pet
Products, Red Barn Pet Products, Raws for Paws and Smokehouse Pet Products Inc.
– have recalled products over the past five days, citing concern that their
food could be contaminated with salmonella. The Food and Drug Administration issued the
recalls, which started last Thursday. The agency alerted pet owners that
potential contamination doesn’t just pose a threat to pets but also to humans
who handle the pet food.
is a common bacterial disease that affects the intestinal tract, with symptoms
similar for both humans and animals. Those symptoms include feeling lethargic
as well as fever, body aches, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.
Recalled: Feb. 13
Darwin’s Natural Pet Products (Arrow Reliance Inc.)
Darwin’s Natural and ZooLogics pet foods, which is manufactured by Arrow
Reliance Inc., is recalling its ZooLogics Duck with Vegetable Meals for Dogs
(Lot #41957) and its ZooLogics Chicken with Vegetable Meals for Dogs
(Lot#41567) after being alerted to positive findings of salmonella and/or
Listeria monocytogenes in samples of their raw pet food products.
Recalled: Feb. 9
Red Barn Pet Products
Red Barn Pet Products is recalling its Redbarn Naturals 7-inch Bully Stick Dog
Chews 3-pack due to concern of salmonella contamination. The affected products
have an expiration date of 112120ABC stamped on the side with a UPC number of
#7 85184 25105 8.
Recalled: Feb. 8
Raws for Paws
The Minneapolis-based company is recalling approximately 4,000 pounds of its
five-pound and one-pound chubs of its Ground Turkey Pet Food because of its
potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The products in question have
case codes of 9900008, 9900009, 9900014, and 9900015. The manufacture date of
Turkey Pet Food cases is 10/12/2017, and the manufacture dates of Combo Pack
cases are between 10/12/2017 and 2/2/2018. Two illnesses have been reported in
connection with this problem.