Pet Treat Recalls Increase
For the most up to date and recent offical pet food recalls go directly to the FDA Site Here http://www.fda.gov/animalveterinary/safetyhealth/recallswithdrawals/default.htm
Recalls – of which there are three types – are actions taken by a firm to remove a product from the market. Recalls may be conducted on a firm's own initiative, by FDA request, or by FDA order under statutory authority.
March 6 2013
Nature’s Variety, a pet food company based in Lincoln, Neb., issued a voluntary recall Friday of its Instinct Raw Organic Chicken Formula for dogs and cats. The company said that pieces of clear plastic might be found in some packages and could cause a potential choking risk to pets.
“Nature’s Variety became aware of a potential issue after receiving a consumer complaint. The source of the issue was identified and resolved. To date, there have been no reports of harm to dogs or cats,” the news release stated. Read more here ..Click
Feb 19 2013
From Veterinary News
Pet food manufacturer Nature’s Variety has voluntarily recalled a single batch of its Instinct Raw Organic Chicken Formula due to possible contamination with pieces of clear plastic. The affected batch has a “Best if used by” date of 10/04/13 and is limited to product with the following codes:
UPC# 7 69949 60137 1 – Instinct Raw Organic Chicken Formula medallions, 3 lb. bag
UPC# 7 69949 70137 8 – Instinct Raw Organic Chicken Formula medallions, 27 lb. case
UPC# 7 69949 60127 2 – Instinct Raw Organic Chicken Formula patties, 6 lb. bag
UPC# 7 69949 70127 9 – Instinct Raw Organic Chicken Formula patties, 36 lb. case
Consumers are encouraged to check their product by locating the “Best if used by" date on the back of the package below the "Contact us" section.
Nature’s Variety became aware of a potential issue after receiving a consumer complaint. The source of the issue has been identified and resolved.
To date, there have been no reports of harm to dogs or cats.
Read more at Veterinary News here...Click
For most recent recalls go to the Dog Food Adviser
Recent News from NBC Southern California
Two National Dog Food Suppliers Issue Recalls for Possible Salmonella ...
Dog owners are being warned that dog treats and food sold nationwide may be
contaminated with salmonella. The products were voluntarily recalled on
Thursday by two separate companies, including San Diego-based business The
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Cat Food Recall: Nature's Variety
Cat food maker Nature's Variety announced a voluntary recall of one batch
of Instinct Raw Organic Chicken Formula with a "Best if Used By" date of
10/04/13. Pieces of clear plastic might be found in some bags and could
cause a potential choking risk to ...click to read more