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RECALL ALERT: Dave’s ‘Simply the Best’ Dry Dog Food

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A batch of approximately 300 bags of Dave’s Simply the Best dry dog food with a “Best By” date of October 15 and 16, 2016, are being voluntarily recalled due to consumer complaints of a rancid smell similar to kerosene.

In a letter to customers posted at DavesPetFood.com, owner David Ratner explained,

Hi Folks,

How ironic is this, we had a batch of Simply The Best food that has a terrible smell.  Fortunately, it only happened with a small batch of food.  If you have a bag with the best used date of Oct 16th, 2016 please bring the food back to us. There are no health or safety issues, the foul smell is caused by a bad batch of rice flour which is part of the ingredients.

Since my name is on the bag, I am mortified that this happened. The manufacturer does a battery of  quality control tests before they release any food and nothing unusual showed up on that batch. The smell started a couple of months after we got the food.

Thanks so much for trusting us with the health of your real significant other!!!

-Dave

While Dave’s Pet Food states the food does not present any health concerns (note: we’re not exactly in agreement with this statement), customers should discontinue feeding immediately and return any unused portion to their place of purchase for a refund.

Those with questions or concerns should contact Dave’s Pet Food customer service Monday-Friday,9am-5pm EST at 1-888-763-2738. Or, email the company at [email protected]

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