Thursday, December 27, 2018

Columbia River Natural Pet Foods Inc. Voluntarily Expands Recall to Include Cow Pie and Chicken & Vegetables Fresh Frozen Meats for Dogs and Cats Due to Possible Health Risk



Columbia River Natural Pet Foods of Vancouver, WA is voluntarily expanding their current recall to include additional products: 261 packages of Cow Pie Lot # 72618 and 82 packages of Chicken & Vegetables Lot# 111518 fresh frozen meats for dogs and cats, produced in July 2018 and November 2018, due to their potential to be contaminated with Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes.
Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes 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 and Listeria monocytogenes should monitor themselves for some or all of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever. Rarely, Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes 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 and Listeria monocytogenes 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.
Cow Pie and Chicken & Vegetables are fresh frozen meat products intended to feed raw to dogs and cats. Both products were distributed in Alaska, Oregon, and Washington through retail stores and direct delivery. The Cow Pie product comes in frozen 2 lbs. purple and white plastic bags with Lot# 72618 found on an orange sticker. The Chicken & Vegetables product comes in frozen 2 lbs. turquoise and white plastic bags with Lot # 111518 found on an orange sticker.


“Columbia River Natural pet foods, Cow Pie, 32 oz.”

“Columbia River Natural pet foods, Chicken & Vegetables, 32 oz.”

No illnesses have been reported to date.
The potential for contamination was noted after testing by the Washington State Department of Agriculture revealed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella in one package of Cow Pie and Salmonella in one package of Chicken & Vegetables.
Consumers who purchased the product should discontinue use of the product and return for a full refund or exchange by returning the product in its original packaging to place of purchase.
Consumers with questions may contact the company at 360-834-6854 Monday – Friday from 8am-4pm PST.




Friday, December 7, 2018

Columbia River Natural Pet Foods Inc. Recalls Cow Pie Fresh Frozen Meats for Dogs and Cats Because of Possible Listeria monocytogenes Health Risk


Columbia River Natural Pet Foods of Vancouver, WA is voluntarily recalling 933 packages of Cow Pie fresh frozen meats for dogs and cats, produced in August 2017, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.Listeria monocytogenes may affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to this product.
Listeria monocytogenes can be pathogenic to humans. Listeria monocytogenes is one of the leading causes of human death from foodborne illness. Healthy people infected with Listeria monocytogenes should monitor themselves for some or all of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, aches, fever, and diarrhea. Listeriamonocytogenes infections can also spread through the bloodstream to the nervous system (including the brain), resulting in meningitis and other potentially fatal problems. Pregnant women are more susceptible to Listeria infection, which can result in abortion. The young, the elderly, and people with weakened immune systems also are more vulnerable. Consumers exhibiting these signs after having contact with this product should contact their healthcare providers.
Although uncommon, pets with Listeria monocytogenes infections may display symptoms such as mild to severe diarrhea, anorexia, fever, nervous, muscular and respiratory signs, abortion, depression, shock, and death. Animals that recover may become carriers and serve as potential sources of infection to other animals. In addition to the possibility of becoming sick, such infected animals can shedListeria monocytogenes through their feces onto their coats and into the home environment and thus serve as sources of infection to humans and other animals in the household. If your pet has consumed the recalled product and has these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian.
Cow Pie is a fresh frozen meats product intended to feed raw to dogs and cats. Cow Pie was distributed in Alaska, Oregon, and Washington through retail stores and direct delivery. The product comes frozen in 2 lbs. purple and white plastic bags, with Lot 81917 (processed on August 19, 2017) found on an orange sticker.

Columbia River Natural Pet Foods Cowpie, Net Wt 32 oz, front and back label

No illnesses have been reported to date.
The potential for contamination was noted after routine testing by the Washington State Department of Agriculture revealed the presence of Listeria monocytogenesin one package.
Consumers who have purchased 2 lbs. packages of Cow Pie, with the affected lot 81917, should discontinue use of the product and may return the unused portion to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-360-834-6854, Monday-Friday, from 8 am-4 pm PST.



King Soopers and City Market Recalls Abound Chicken and Brown Rice Dog Food Because of Elevated Vitamin D Levels


Following a recall by Sunshine Mills, Inc., King Soopers announced it has removed from sale Abound Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe dog food produced by Sunshine Mills, Inc. sold in King Soopers and City Market stores, located in Colorado, Utah, New Mexico and Wyoming. Only Abound Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe dog food with the listed UPC numbers and Best by Dates are affected by this recall. The recall was initiated because the product had the potential to contain an elevated level of Vitamin D, which may cause renal failure.
Dogs ingesting elevated levels of Vitamin D may exhibit symptoms such as vomiting, loss of appetite, increased thirst, increased urination, excessive drooling, and weight loss. Vitamin D, when consumed at very high levels, can lead to serious health issues in dogs including renal dysfunction. Consumers with dogs who have consumed any of the products listed above and are exhibiting any of these symptoms, should contact their veterinarian. No reports of illness or injury have been reported to date.
Product


Abound Chicken and Brown Rice Recipe Dog Food

UPC11110-83556

November 1, 2018

November 16, 2019

4 LB



Abound Chicken and Brown Rice Recipe Dog Food

UPC11110-83573

November 1, 2018

November 16, 2019

14 LB


Abound Chicken and Brown Rice Recipe Dog Food

UPC11110-89076

November 1, 2018

November 16, 2019

24 LB





Customers who have purchased the products described above should not allow their pet to consume and should return it to a store for a full refund or replacement.
Customers who have questions may contact Sunshine Mills, Inc. customer service at 1-800-705-2111 from 7 a.m.  CST to 4 p.m. CST, Monday through Friday or by email at customer.service@sunshinemills.com.
King Soopers operates 153 stores, 148 pharmacies and 80 fuel centers in Colorado. For more than 65 years, King Soopers has emphasized a customer-first approach to providing quality products, value pricing, outstanding service and an exceptional shopping experience.  We are dedicated to making a difference in the communities we serve with a commitment to Zero Hunger Zero Waste by 2025. For more information about King Soopers, download the free King Soopers mobile app or connect on King Soopers.comFacebookTwitter or Instagram.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

ANF Pet Inc. Issues Voluntary Precautionary Recall of Dry Dog Food Due to Potentially Elevated Levels of Vitamin D


ANF, Inc. is issuing a voluntary recall of select products of ANF Pet Lamb and Rice Dog Food (reference below) due to potentially elevated levels of Vitamin D.
3 Kg ANF Lamb and Rice Dry Dog Food
Bag UPC: 9097231622 
BB NOV 23 2019
 
7.5 Kg ANF Lamb and Rice Dry Dog Food
Bag UPC: 9097203300
BB NOV 20 2019
 
The above products were distributed in retail stores within Puerto Rico.
Consumers should stop feeding the products listed above. Dogs ingesting elevated levels of Vitamin D may exhibit symptoms such as vomiting, loss of appetite, increased thirst, increased urination, excessive drooling, and weight loss. Vitamin D, when consumed at very high levels can lead to serious health issues in dogs including renal dysfunction. Consumers with dogs who have consumed any of the products listed above and are exhibiting any of these symptoms, should contact their veterinarian.
Consumers who have purchased any of the products affected by this recall should dispose of it or return it to the retailer for a full refund.
There are no other ANF Products affected by this recall.
Consumers may contact ANF, Inc. customer service at 936-560-5930 from 8AM to 5PM Central Time, Monday through Friday, or by email at mwhite@anf.com for additional information.



Sunshine Mills, Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall of Dry Dog Food Due to Potentially Elevated Levels of Vitamin D



Sunshine Mills, Inc. is issuing a voluntary recall of select products of Evolve® Puppy, Sportsman’s Pride® Large Breed Puppy and Triumph® Chicken and Rice Dog Food (reference below) due to potentially elevated levels of Vitamin D. 
14 LB Evolve® Chicken & Rice Puppy Dry Dog Food
Bag UPC: 0-73657-00862-0


28 LB Evolve® Chicken & Rice Puppy Dry Dog Food
Bag UPC: 0-73657-00863-7

40 LB Sportsman's Pride® Large Breed Puppy Dry Dog Food
Bag UPC: 0-70155-10566-0

40 LB Sportsman's Pride® Large Breed Puppy Dry Dog Food
Bag UPC: 0-70155-10564-0
3.5 LB Triumph® Chicken & Rice Recipe Dry Dog Food
Bag UPC: 0-73657-00873-6
 16 LB Triumph® Chicken & Rice Recipe Dry Dog Food
Bag UPC: 0-73657-00874-3
30 LB Triumph® Chicken & Rice Recipe Dry Dog Food
Bag UPC 0-73657-00875-0

Front label EVOLVE Puppy Formula Natural Dog Food, 28 lb bag
Front label TRIUMPH CHICKEN & RICE RECIPE, 3.5 lb bag

Front label  SPORTSMAN’S PRIDE LARGE BREED PUPPY FORMULA, 40 lb bag


Consumers should stop feeding the products listed above.  Dogs ingesting elevated levels of Vitamin D may exhibit symptoms such as vomiting, loss of appetite, increased thirst, increased urination, excessive drooling, and weight loss.  Vitamin D, when consumed at very high levels can lead to serious health issues in dogs including renal dysfunction.  Consumers with dogs who have consumed any of the products listed above and are exhibiting any of these symptoms, should contact their veterinarian. 
Bags affected have a Best Buy Date Code of November 1, 2018 through November 8, 2019.  The Best Buy Code can be located on the back of each bag.
The above products were distributed in retail stores within the United States as well as some export distributors in Japan, Puerto Rico, Colombia, Israel, Canada and South Korea.
Consumers who have purchased any of the products affected by this recall should dispose of it or return it to the retailer for a full refund.
There are no other Evolve®, Sportsman’s Pride® or Triumph® products affected by this recall. 
Consumers may contact Sunshine Mills, Inc. customer service at (800) 705-2111 from 7AM to 4PM Central Time, Monday through Friday, or by email atcustomer.service@sunshinemills.com for additional information.


Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Natural Life Pet Products Expands Recall of Dry Food Due to Elevated Levels of Vitamin D



We regret to inform you that Natural Life® Chicken & Potato dry dog food has been confirmed To contain elevated levels of Vitamin D. As a result, we are voluntarily recalling the following product:

17.5 # Natural Life Chicken & Potato Dry Dog Food
Bag UPC: 0-12344-08175-1

Bags affected have a Best By Date code of December 4, 2019 through August 10, 2020.
The Best By Date code can be found on the back or bottom of each bag.
The products were distributed to retail stores in Georgia, Florida, Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and California.
Natural Life Pet Products became aware of the elevated levels of vitamin D after receiving complaints from three pet owners of vitamin D toxicity after consuming the product. An investigation revealed a formulation error led to the elevated vitamin D in the product.
Consumers should stop feeding the product listed above. Dogs ingesting elevated levels of Vitamin D may exhibit symptoms such as vomiting, loss of appetite, increased thirst, increased urination, excessive drooling, and weight loss. Vitamin D when consumed at very high levels can lead to serious health issues in dogs including renal dysfunction. Consumers with dogs who have consumed the product listed above and are exhibiting these symptoms, should contact their veterinarian.
Consumers who have purchased the product affected by this recall should dispose of it or return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Consumers with questions may contact Natural Life Pet Products at (888) 279-9420 from 8 AM to 5 PM Central Standard time, Monday through Friday, or by email at  consumerservices@nutrisca.com for more information.
This is a voluntary recall and is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
We genuinely regret that this has occurred as we place the highest priority on the health of pets.


Monday, November 5, 2018

Nutrisca Issues Recall of Dry Dog Food Due to Elevated Levels of Vitamin D


Nutrisca, of Saint Louis, Missouri is voluntarily recalling one formula of Nutrisca® dry dog food (described below) due to it containing elevated levels of vitamin D.
4 lbs Nutrisca® Chicken and Chickpea Dry Dog Food                          
 Bag UPC: 8-84244-12495-7

15 lbs Nutrisca® Chicken and Chickpea Dry Dog Food
Bag UPC: 8-84244-12795-8

28 lbs Nutrisca® Chicken and Chickpea Dry Dog Food
Bag UPC: 8-84244-12895-5

 
Bags affected have a Best By Date code of February 25, 2020 through September 13, 2020. The Best By Date code can be found on the back or bottom of each bag.
The products were distributed to retail stores nationwide.
Nutrisca became aware of the elevated levels of vitamin D after receiving complaints from three pet owners of vitamin D toxicity after consuming the product. An investigation revealed a formulation error led to the elevated vitamin D in the product.
Consumers should stop feeding the products listed above. Dogs ingesting elevated levels of Vitamin D may exhibit symptoms such as vomiting, loss of appetite, increased thirst, increased urination, excessive drooling, and weight loss. Vitamin D when consumed at very high levels can lead to serious health issues in dogs including renal dysfunction. Consumers with dogs who have consumed any of the products listed above and are exhibiting these symptoms, should contact their veterinarian.
Consumers who have purchased any of the products affected by this recall should dispose of it or return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Consumers with questions may contact Nutrisca at (888) 279-9420 from 8 AM to 5 PM Central Standard time, Monday through Friday, or by email atconsumerservices@nutrisca.com for more information.
No other Nutrisca® products, including Nutrisca® Chicken & Chickpea wet dog foods are impacted. All other Nutrisca® dog and cat food products are safe to feed to pets.
This is a voluntary recall and is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
We genuinely regret that this has occurred as we place the highest priority on the health of pets.