2017 Dog Food & Medication Recalls
RECALL ALERT: Massive Rawhide Recall Expanded to Include Additional Brands
United Pet Group, a division of Spectrum Brands, Inc. is voluntarily expanding its recall of multiple brands of packages of rawhide dog chew products to include their retail partners’ private label brands. The recall now included 16 different brands of rawhide chews and treats for dogs.
RECALL ALERT: Multiple Loving Pets Dog Treats Recalled Due to Salmonella Risk
Loving Pets of Cranbury, NJ is voluntarily recalling a limited number of dog treats because of the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
RECALL ALERT: Multiple Brands of Rawhide Chews for Dogs Recalled Due to Dangerous Chemical Contamination
Multiple brands of rawhide chews and treats for dogs have been recalled due to contamination with an unapproved chemical cleaning agent.
FDA Issues Warning to Dog Owners Using Medication to Treat Noise Anxiety
With thunderstorm season upon us and the upcoming July 4th holiday, many dog owners are using medication to treat noise anxiety in their pets. The FDA issued an important alert warning pet owners of the risk of overdose to dogs treated with the noise anxiety medication, Sileo.
RECALL ALERT: Massive Nationwide Recall of Multiple Pet Seizure Medications
A nationwide recall has been issued for multiple veterinary anticonvulsant, anti-seizure, and antidepressant medications for pets.
RECALL ALERT: Smallbatch Pets Frozen Food for Dogs & Cats Recalled
Smallbatch Pets Inc. of Portland, Oregon is voluntarily recalling two lots of frozen 2lbs. chicken blend for dogs and cats, brand name Smallbatch, due to the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
RECALL ALERT: Phenobarbital Pet Seizure Medication Recalled Due to Serious Labeling Error
Certain bottles of the anti-convulsant, anti-seizure medication, Phenobarbital, manufactured by C.O. Truxton, Inc., are being recalled after bottles containing 30mg tablets were mislabeled as 15mg, posing a serious risk of overdose to cats and dogs taking the prescribed medication.
RECALL ALERT: Cocolicious Dog Food Found to Contain Euthanasia Drug Pentobarbital
Party Animal, Inc. of West Hollywood, California has voluntarily recalled two lots of their Cocolicious canned dog food following testing that revealed the presence of the euthanasia drug, pentobarbital.
FDA Warning: Dogs Eating Certain Food, Treats Made with Beef at Risk for Hyperthyroidism
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is advising pet owners and caretakers, veterinarians, and the pet food industry to be aware that pet food and treats made with livestock gullets (meat from the throat region) have the potential to contain thyroid tissue and thyroid hormones. Pets that eat food or treats containing thyroid hormones may develop hyperthyroidism, a disease that is rare in dogs and usually triggered by thyroid cancer.
RECALL ALERT: Three Brands of Pig Ears Dog Chews Recalled
Three different brands of pig ear dog chews sold individually and in 6-,12-, and 25-pack bags manufactured by EuroCan Manufacturing are being recalled due to the potential for Salmonella contamination.
RECALL ALERT: Blue Buffalo Wilderness Canned Dog Food Recalled
Blue Buffalo has issued a voluntary recall of one lot of Wilderness Rocky Mountain Recipe Red Meat Dinner dog food in 12.5 oz. cans. This recall is being executed as a precautionary measure due to the potential for elevated levels of naturally occurring thyroid hormone.
RECALL ALERT: Wellness Beef Topper for Dogs Cans Voluntarily Recalled
Wellpet, the makers of Wellness brand pet foods have issued a voluntary recall of a limited amount of a single canned dog food product. This recall is being executed as a precautionary measure due to the potential for elevated levels of naturally occurring thyroid hormone.
RECALL ALERT: 17 Varieties of Blue Buffalo and Blue Wilderness Wet Dog Food Cups Recalled
Blue Buffalo has issued a voluntary market withdrawal of 17 varieties of BLUE Divine Delights 3.5 oz. cups and BLUE Wilderness Trail Trays 3.5 oz. cups. This withdrawal is being executed due to a quality issue with the foil seal on the top of the cup.
UPDATED: FDA Cautions Against Feeding Certain Evanger’s & Against the Grain Dog Foods After Euthanasia Drug Found
On February 27, 2017, the FDA became aware that Evanger’s Dog and Cat Food was notifying its distributors and retailers of a new recall for lots of Evanger’s Braised Beef Chunks with Gravy as well as expanding the previous recall for additional lots of Evanger’s canned Hunk of Beef and Against the Grain’s Grain Free Pulled Beef with Gravy.
RECALL ALERT: Evanger’s Recall Expanded to Include Additional Products
Pet food manufacturer, Evanger’s Dog and Cat Food Company, which recently recalled its Hunk of Beef canned dog food and Against the Grain brand pulled beef canned dog food due to contamination with pentobarbital, a barbiturate used to euthanize animals, has now expanded that recall to include additional lots and products.
RECALL ALERT: Against The Grain Dog Food Recalled due to Presence of Drug Pentobarbital
Against the Grain Pet Food is voluntarily recalling one lot of Against the Grain Pulled Beef with Gravy Dinner for Dogs that was manufactured and distributed in 2015 due to the potential presence of the euthanasia drug, pentobarbital.
RECALL ALERT: Blue Buffalo Canned Dog Food
Blue Buffalo has issued a voluntary recall of one production lot of Blue Buffalo Homestyle Recipe Healthy Weight Chicken Dinner with Garden Vegetables in 12.5 oz. cans. This recall is a precautionary action due to metal contamination found in the single lot identified.
RECALL ALERT: Giant Food Stores Recall Companion Canned Dog Food
Giant Food Stores has issued a voluntary recall of 3 varieties their private label Companion Dog Food in 13.2 oz. cans. The voluntary recall is a precautionary action due to metal contamination found in the lots identified.
RECALL ALERT: Grreat Choice Canned Dog Food Recalled Due to Metal Contamination
PetSmart has issued a voluntary recall of one production lot of their private label Grreat Choice Adult Dog Food- with Chicken and Rice Classic Ground 13.2 oz. cans. The voluntary recall is a precautionary action due to metal contamination found in the single lot identified.
RECALL ALERT: Evanger’s ‘Hunk of Beef’ Dog Food Recalled Due to Presence of Pentobarbital
Evanger’s Dog & Cat Food of Wheeling, IL is voluntarily recalling specific lots of its Hunk of Beef product because of a potential contaminant Pentobarbital, which was detected in Hunk of Beef Au Jus. Pentobarbital can affect animals that ingest it, and possibly cause side effects such as drowsiness, dizziness, excitement, loss of balance, or nausea, or in extreme cases, possibly death.
RECALL ALERT: Blue Ridge Beef Frozen Raw Food for Dogs
Blue Ridge Beef is voluntarily recalling one (1) of its frozen products due to their potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria can affect animals eating the product. There is a 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 surface exposed to these products.