Pet Food & Livestock Feed Recalls

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Another update. again more food involved and more countries
this food was sent to the USA and the following countries

Midwestern Pet Foods, Inc. may have exported the recalled product to one consignee, respectively, in each of the following countries: Bahrain, Barbados, Chile, Costa Rica, Curacao, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Polynesia, Ghana, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Korea, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Singapore, Taiwan, Trinidad, Ukraine, UAE, Uruguay, and Vietnam.

On January 11, 2021, the company expanded its recall to include all pet food products containing corn that were made in the firm’s Oklahoma plant and that expire on or before July 9, 2022.

More than 1000 lot codes are affected, so they are not listed individually.

Lots of the following pet food products have been recalled if the date/lot code includes an expiration date on or before “07/09/22” and includes “05” in the date/lot code, which identifies products made in the Oklahoma plant:

  • Pro Pac Adult Mini Chunk, 40 lb. bag
  • Pro Pac Performance Puppy, 40 lb. bag
  • Splash Fat Cat 32%, 50 lb. bag
  • Nunn Better Maintenance, 50 lb. bag
  • Sportmix Original Cat, 15 lb. bag
  • Sportmix Original Cat, 31 lb. bag
  • Sportmix Maintenance, 44 lb. bag
  • Sportmix Maintenance, 50 lb. bag
  • Sportmix High Protein, 50 lb. bag
  • Sportmix Energy Plus, 44 lb. bag
  • Sportmix Energy Plus, 50 lb. bag
  • Sportmix Stamina, 44 lb. bag
  • Sportmix Stamina, 50 lb. bag
  • Sportmix Bite Size, 40 lb. bag
  • Sportmix Bite Size, 44 lb. bag
  • Sportmix High Energy, 44 lb. bag
  • Sportmix High Energy, 50 lb. bag
  • Sportmix Premium Puppy, 16.5 lb. bag
  • Sportmix Premium Puppy, 33 lb. bag
Lot code information may be found on the back of bag and will appear in a three-line code, with the top line in format “EXP 03/03/22/05/L#/B###/HH:MM”


 

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Another update. again more food involved and more countries
this food was sent to the USA and the following countries

Midwestern Pet Foods, Inc. may have exported the recalled product to one consignee, respectively, in each of the following countries: Bahrain, Barbados, Chile, Costa Rica, Curacao, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Polynesia, Ghana, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Korea, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Singapore, Taiwan, Trinidad, Ukraine, UAE, Uruguay, and Vietnam.

On January 11, 2021, the company expanded its recall to include all pet food products containing corn that were made in the firm’s Oklahoma plant and that expire on or before July 9, 2022.

More than 1000 lot codes are affected, so they are not listed individually.

Lots of the following pet food products have been recalled if the date/lot code includes an expiration date on or before “07/09/22” and includes “05” in the date/lot code, which identifies products made in the Oklahoma plant:

  • Pro Pac Adult Mini Chunk, 40 lb. bag
  • Pro Pac Performance Puppy, 40 lb. bag
  • Splash Fat Cat 32%, 50 lb. bag
  • Nunn Better Maintenance, 50 lb. bag
  • Sportmix Original Cat, 15 lb. bag
  • Sportmix Original Cat, 31 lb. bag
  • Sportmix Maintenance, 44 lb. bag
  • Sportmix Maintenance, 50 lb. bag
  • Sportmix High Protein, 50 lb. bag
  • Sportmix Energy Plus, 44 lb. bag
  • Sportmix Energy Plus, 50 lb. bag
  • Sportmix Stamina, 44 lb. bag
  • Sportmix Stamina, 50 lb. bag
  • Sportmix Bite Size, 40 lb. bag
  • Sportmix Bite Size, 44 lb. bag
  • Sportmix High Energy, 44 lb. bag
  • Sportmix High Energy, 50 lb. bag
  • Sportmix Premium Puppy, 16.5 lb. bag
  • Sportmix Premium Puppy, 33 lb. bag
Lot code information may be found on the back of bag and will appear in a three-line code, with the top line in format “EXP 03/03/22/05/L#/B###/HH:MM”


This petfood recall seems to be neverending. Now pets in those countries mentioned may have been exposed to Aflatoxin from Midwestern Petfood brands. What a nightmare!
 

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I am getting the same feeling. I read that book in HS ages ago. Totally disgusting what went on in the meat industry back in those times. There needs to be more oversight and regulation to prevent having to have contaminated food on the market. Also, we need more "muckrakers" to report shoddy practices in the food industry. We got to hold these companies accountable or things will get worse.🙁
 
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Vitakraft Sun Seed Recall of Vitakraft Vita Smart Hedgehog Food Due to Possible Salmonella Health Risk

When a company announces a recall, market withdrawal, or safety alert, the FDA posts the company's announcement as a public service. FDA does not endorse either the product or the company.

Summary

Company Announcement Date: February 25, 2021

FDA Publish Date: March 01, 2021

Product Type: Animal & Veterinary

Reason for Announcement: Potential to be contaminated with Salmonella

Company Name: Vitakraft Sun Seed Inc.

Brand Name: Vitakraft

Product Description: Vita Smart Hedgehog Food

Company Announcement

Vitakraft Sun Seed Inc. of Weston, OH, is voluntarily recalling one lot of Vitakraft Vita Smart Hedgehog Food because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella 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.

Vitakraft Sun Seed was notified on February 19, 2021, by the Michigan Department of Agriculture that Salmonella was detected in an inspection sample of product from Lot Number 343422. The tests which discovered the bacteria were part of random testing performed by the State of Michigan on consumer products, and not prompted by any consumer concerns. To date there have been no reports of illness.

 

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Thank you for the recall update. 👍
 
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frozen raw pet food because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes.

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Performance Dog and Ground Beef both come frozen in 2-pound and 5-pound plastic sleeves. If you have an Ground Beef or Performance Dog, please throw it away. Consumers with questions should contact Bravo Packing, Inc. at 856-299-1044 (Monday – Friday, 9:00AM-2:00PM, EST).

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FDA press release: Bravo Packing, Inc. Recalls All Performance Dog and Ground Beef Raw Pet Food Because of Possible Salmonella and Listeria Monocytogenes Health Risk to Humans and Animals



 
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Ridley Block Operations is voluntarily recalling three batches of CRYSTALYX Sheep-lyx. The product batches have been found to have elevated levels of copper, which is out of specification. With prolonged consumption, the affected product could potentially have adverse health effects on sheep. This recall relates only to CRYSTALYX Sheep-lyx with the following batch/lot numbers printed on the package:


PRODUCT NAMEBatch/Lot#Item No./Product No.Package Info.
CRYSTALYX® Sheep-lyx™B017692727248125# Block
CRYSTALYX® Sheep-lyx™B017693387248125# Block
CRYSTALYX® Sheep-lyx™B01769344724860# Block

No other batch/lot numbers or other Ridley Block Operations products are involved in this

 

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Ridley Block Operations is voluntarily recalling three batches of CRYSTALYX Sheep-lyx. The product batches have been found to have elevated levels of copper, which is out of specification. With prolonged consumption, the affected product could potentially have adverse health effects on sheep. This recall relates only to CRYSTALYX Sheep-lyx with the following batch/lot numbers printed on the package:


PRODUCT NAMEBatch/Lot#Item No./Product No.Package Info.
CRYSTALYX® Sheep-lyx™B017692727248125# Block
CRYSTALYX® Sheep-lyx™B017693387248125# Block
CRYSTALYX® Sheep-lyx™B01769344724860# Block

No other batch/lot numbers or other Ridley Block Operations products are involved in this

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Update on the Hill's science diet recall due to excessive Vit D

Settlement in the Hill’s vit D recall==
after discussing the settlement, which may disturb some, the article by Susan Thixton includes the instructions of How to object to the settlement. which is not easy

Way down on the frequently asked questions page it states that pet owners who “Object to the Settlement” are forced to stay in the lawsuit. “You cannot both exclude yourself from the Settlement and object at the same time. If you exclude yourself, you cannot object to any part of the Settlement. You have to remain in the Settlement Class in order to maintain your right to object to any part of the Settlement.“

Making matters worse, to object to this settlement pet owners have to send a signed letter not only to the Court but also to eight different attorneys.


 
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UPDATE

Bravo Packing Expands Previously Announced Recall Due to Potential Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes Health Risks

Bravo Packing, Inc. of Carneys Point, NJ is expanding the previously announced voluntary recall of two pet food products to now include all pet food and bones in all package sizes.

Pet Food Product NamesSize
“Performance Dog” (chub) frozen raw dog food2 lbs.
“Performance Dog” (chub) frozen raw dog food5 lbs.
“Green Tripe” (chub – ground bovine stomach) frozen raw dog food2 lbs.
“Green Tripe” (chub – ground bovine stomach) frozen raw dog food5 lbs.
“Beef” (chub – ground) frozen raw dog food2 lbs.
“Beef” (chub – ground)frozen raw dog food5 lbs.
“Performance Dog” (patties) frozen raw dog foodunknown
“Tripe” (patties ¼ lbs.) frozen raw dog foodunknown
Bones (smoked) 14 varieties


 
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I hadn't realized there were two companies who both make raw pet food with similar names. In case there is any confusion about the Bravo recall
Dave at Petful offers this clarification -

Bravo Packing, Inc. might sound really familiar to you, but we want to proactively clear up some possible confusion.

Don’t confuse this company with Bravo LLC, which also makes raw pet food but under the Bravo! brand line. That is a completely separate company that is not in any way affected by this recall. The last time that company had any recalls was way back in 2015.

Also, the product name “Performance Dog” might confuse a few readers, too. That’s because there’s another dog food brand called Raw Performance Dog Food — which, again, is not being recalled. That one is based in Canada. (Yes, all these similar-looking names can get very confusing.)
 
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Midwestern Pet foods - new -
I received a notification from We're all about cats about an addition to the recall dated March 26, 2021. It includes a list of the food on the recall and some are dog foods. Please check the link.

 
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Withdrawal: Zuke’s Mini Naturals Treats (All Flavors) for mold.

Announcement:
Email to customers of Pet Supplies Plus, dated April 30, 2021 (archived here)
What was removed: All flavors and sizes of Zuke’s Mini Naturals dog treats, including the following:

  • Zuke’s Mini Naturals Chicken Recipe, 6 oz. and 16 oz., SKU 013423330517 and 013423330210
  • Zuke’s Mini Naturals Chicken Recipe, 0.5 oz. sample size, no SKU number
  • Zuke’s Mini Naturals Peanut Butter & Oats Recipe, 6 oz. and 16 oz., SKU 013423330524 and 013423330227
  • Zuke’s Mini Naturals Duck Recipe, 6 oz. and 16 oz., SKU 613423330533 and 613423330236
  • Zuke’s Mini Naturals Salmon Recipe, 6 oz. and 16 oz., SKU 013423330548 and 013423330241
  • Zuke’s Mini Naturals Pork Recipe, 6 oz. and 16 oz., SKU 613423330557 and 613423330250
  • Zuke’s Mini Naturals Rabbit Recipe, 6 oz. and 16 oz., SKU 613423330564 and 613423330267
  • Zuke’s Mini Naturals Beef Recipe, 6 oz. and 16 oz., SKU 613423330588 and 613423330601

LoriLind later tweeted that “This is not just a bad batch. There are hundreds of dogs who have been sickened.” She referenced reviews on Zuke’s store on Amazon, which she said “has hundreds of complaints about all the different flavors.”

Sure enough, some of the reviews of Zuke’s Mini Naturals on Amazon tell a story of a possibly much bigger problem than Zuke’s is letting on about.

Review from Amazon ::
I should have listened to the 1-star reviews but since most people gave high ratings I felt confident and decided to purchase these treats. The person who found sharp objects inside was correct, I also found many tiny, hard, sharp, plastic-like objects inside each treat so I had to throw them out immediately. I wish someone could tell me what they are. I didn't want to risk it with my 3 dogs.


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Amazon link Amazon.com: Customer reviews: Zuke's Mini Naturals Training Dog Treats Chicken Recipe - 16 Oz Bag
 
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And it's sunshine mills AGAIN RECALL for SUNSHINE MILLS

Sunshine Mills is recalling multiple brands of dog food due to possible contamination with Salmonella bacteria.

The recall

  • Sportsman’s Pride Professional Formula 30/20 Dog Food, 40-lb bag:- Lot TI1 07/Oct/2020; Best if used by 7 Oct 2021; UPC 7015510184; Distributed in MS, FL, TN, LA, VA, NC, TX
  • Sprout Sporting Dog Food, 5-lb bag:- Lot TE1 06/Oct/2020; Best if used by 6 Oct 2021; UPC 7015505101; Distributed in MN, WI, IA, SD, ND
  • Sprout Sporting Dog Food, 40-lb bag:- Lot TI3 06/Oct/2020; Best if used by 6 Oct 2021; UPC 7015505100; Distributed in MN, WI, IA, SD, ND
  • Intimidator Chicken & Rice Formula Dog Food 30/20, 16-lb bag:- Lot TA1 06/Oct/2020; Best if used by 6 Oct 2021; UPC 7015541002; Distributed in TX, MS, FL, AL
  • Intimidator Chicken & Rice Formula Dog Food 30/20, 40-lb bag:- Lot TA1 06/Oct/2020; Best if used by 6 Oct 2021; UPC 5216631214; Distributed in TX, MS, FL, AL
  • FRM Gold Select High Performance Dog Food, 50-lb bag:- Lot TA1 06/Oct/2020; Best if used by 6 Oct 2021; UPC 1549905873; Distributed in GA, FL

MORE at link

 
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Recalled: A Single Lot of Freshpet Select Small Dog

Maker:
Freshpet, Inc.
Cause: Potential for salmonella
Announcement: FDA alert dated June 13, 2021 (archived here)
What was recalled: Freshpet Select Small Dog Bite Size Beef & Egg Recipe Dog Food, 1 lb., UPC # 627975012939, with sell by date of Oct. 30, 2021 and Lot Code 1421FBP0101

Recalled: A Single Lot of Freshpet Select Small Dog
 
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