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Texas Tripe Inc. Raw Pet Food Contamination Due to Salmonella, Listeria monocytogenes

Recall date posted: 15 August 2019

Source: US-FDA

Reason: Texas Tripe Inc. raw pet food samples were tested positive for Salmonella and/or Listeria monocytogenes (L. mono)

Lot Code/Notes: Texas Tripe Inc. recall list


Contaminated bulk Pig Ear Pet Treats

Recall date posted: 3 July 2019

Source: US-FDA

Reason: Contaminated Pig Ear Pet Treats Connected to Human Salmonella Infections

Lot Code/Notes: No specific lot codes. These are bulk products.

Information link to FDA website – Contaminated Pig Ear Pet Treats


HONG KONG – Fresh Beef sample containing Sulfur dioxide 二氧化硫

Recall date posted: 8 & 14 May 2019

Source: Centre for Food Safety, The Government of HKSAR

Reason: Fresh beef sample found to contain Sulfure dioxide from:

– Yuen Long Tung Yick Market 同益街市 (726 parts per million)

– Quarry Bay Market 鰂魚涌街市 (150 parts per million)

– Lai Wan Market 荔灣街市 (600 parts per million)

Lot Code/Notes:

Sulfur dioxide is a preservative with low toxicity that is not permitted to be added to fresh or chilled meats. Sulfur dioxide is however permitted and found in dried fruits, picked vegetables and other meat products such as sausages and grilled burgers.

Sulfur dioxide is water soluble therefore may be removed by washing and cooking. Its use may make the meat appear fresher.


Thogensen Family Farm Raw Frozen Ground Pet Food

Recall date posted: 4 April 2019

Source: US-FDA ; American Veterinary Medication Association (AVMA) – Recalls and Alerts

Reason: Possible Listeria Monocytogenes contamination

Lot Code/Notes: The following varieties, packaged in two pound packs, are included in this recall: course ground rabbit, course ground mallard duck, ground llama, and ground pork frozen raw pet food. Recalled product labels did not contain any lot identification, batch codes, or expiration dates. Products were packaged in two pound flattened, rectangular clear plastic packages and stored frozen. The front of the package contains one large white square label with the company name, product type and weight.


Nestle Purina -Muse wet cat food Natural Chicken Recipe in Gravy (3 oz. cans)

Recall date posted: 29 March 2019

Source: US-FDA ; American Veterinary Medication Association (AVMA) – Recalls and Alerts

Reason: May contain rubber pieces that are translucent yellow with a blue backing, which may present a potential choking hazard

Lot Code/Notes: Best By date of APR2020 and Production Code 80941162

 


Darwin’s Natural Selections Chicken Recipe with Organic Vegetables

Recall date posted: 26 March 2019

Source: US-FDA ; American Veterinary Medication Association (AVMA) – Recalls and Alerts

Reason: Samples tested positive for Salmonella (沙門氏菌感染)

Lot Code/Notes: Lot code 5309(11)181019, manufactured on Oct. 19, 2018; and lot code 5375(11)181106, manufactured on Nov. 11, 2018


Darwin’s Natural Selections Turkey Recipe with Organic Vegetables

Recall date posted: 26 March 2019

Source: US-FDA ; American Veterinary Medication Association (AVMA) – Recalls and Alerts

Reason: Samples tested positive for Salmonella (沙門氏菌感染)

Lot Code/Notes: Lot code 5339(11)181026, manufactured on Oct. 26, 2018


Hill’s Prescription Diet – Expanded Voluntary Recall – Canned Dog Food

Recall date posted: 20 March 2019

Source: US-FDA ; American Veterinary Medication Association (AVMA) – Recalls and Alerts

Reason: Potentially elevated levels of vitamin D

Lot Code/Notes: For complete list of product descriptions, lot codes and expiration dates, see https://www.hillspet.com/productlist

香港有需要回收的產品:

  1. Canine g/d canned – product batch 092020T22
  2. Canine i/d canned – product batch 092020T21
  3. Canine adult chicken canned – product batch 092020T22
  4. Canine mature health cuisine – product batch 092020T28

Hare Today Gone Tomorrow Ground Chicken

Recall date posted: 23 January 2019

Source: US-FDA ; American Veterinary Medication Association (AVMA) – Recalls and Alerts

Reason: Presence of Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes

Lot Code/Notes: Lot 12.04.2018. Ground Chicken/Bones/Organs, 1lb, Fine Ground; Ground Chicken/Bones/Organs, 2lb, Fine Ground; Ground Chicken/Bones/Organs, 3lb, Coarse Ground; Ground Chicken/Bones/Organs, 5lb, Fine Ground

Management of contaminated food – Click for details


A+ Answers Straight Beef Formula for Dogs

Recall date posted: 14 January 2019

Source: US-FDA ; American Veterinary Medication Association (AVMA) – Recalls and Alerts

Reason: Presence of Salmonella

Lot Code/Notes: Lot 2018 20/08 20

(Source extracted from FDA Recall Website) – Click for details

“Pet owners who have this lot of A+ Answers Straight Beef Formula for Dogs should throw it away in a secure container where other animals, including wildlife, cannot access it. Consumers who have had this product in their homes should clean refrigerators/freezers where the food was stored and clean and disinfect all bowls, utensils, food prep surfaces, pet bedding, toys, floors, and any other surfaces that the food or pet may have had contact with. Clean up the pet’s feces in yards or parks where people or other animals may become exposed.”


Aurobindo Pharma USA, Inc. voluntary recall of medicines Amlodipine Valsartan Tablets USP, Valsartan HCTZ Tablets, USP and Valsartan Tablets USP

Recall date posted: 3 January 2019

Source: US-FDA ; American Veterinary Medication Association (AVMA) – Recalls and Alerts

Reason: Detection of NDEA (N-Nitrosodiethylamine) Impurity

(Source extracted from FDA Recall Website)

“Aurobindo Pharma USA, Inc. is conducting a voluntary recall of 80 lots of Amlodipine Valsartan Tablets USP, Valsartan HCTZ Tablets, USP and Valsartan Tablets USP to the consumer level due to the detection of trace amounts of an unexpected impurity found in the finished drug product.   The impurity detected in the finished drug product is N-nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA), which is a substance that occurs naturally in certain foods, drinking water, air pollution, and industrial processes, and has been classified as a probable human carcinogen as per International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) classification. To date, Aurobindo Pharma USA, Inc. has not received any reports of adverse events related to this recall.”

Lot Code/Notes: Valsartan Recall Lot Numbers



9Lives Protein Plus Cat Food – Tuna & Liver + Tuna & Chicken Can Food Flavors (Voluntary Recall)

Recall date posted: 12 December 2018

Source: US-FDA ; American Veterinary Medication Association (AVMA) – Recalls and Alerts

Reason: Possible low levels of Thiamine (Vitamin B1)

(Source extracted from FDA Recall Website)

“Cats fed diets low in thiamine for several weeks may be at risk for developing a thiamine deficiency. Thiamine is essential for cats. Symptoms of deficiency displayed by an affected cat can be gastrointestinal or neurological in nature. Early signs of thiamine deficiency may include decreased appetite, salivation, vomiting, failure to grow, and weight loss. In advanced cases, neurological signs can develop, which include ventroflexion (bending towards the floor) of the neck, mental dullness, blindness, wobbly walking, circling, falling, seizures, and sudden death. Contact your veterinarian immediately if your cat is displaying any of these symptoms. If treated promptly, thiamine deficiency is typically reversible.”

Lot Code/Notes:

  • Tuna & Liver – 4 pack of cans, 5.5 oz. each, with best-by date of Apr. 17, 2020-Sept.14, 2020 (UPC: 7910021748)
  • Tuna & Chicken – 4 pack of cans, 5.5 oz. each, with best-by date of Mar. 27, 2020-Nov.14, 2020 (UPC: 7910021549)

 

Cow Pie Fresh Frozen Meats for Dogs & Cats (Recall Dog Food only)

Recall date posted: 6 December 2018

Source: US-FDA ; American Veterinary Medication Association (AVMA) – Recalls and Alerts

Reason: Potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination

(Source extracted from FDA Recall Website)

“…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 shed Listeria 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.”

Lot Code/Notes: 2lb Bag – Lot 81917 (processed on August 19, 2017)


Abound Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe Dog Food

Recall date posted: 3 December 2018

Source: US-FDA ; American Veterinary Medication Association (AVMA) – Recalls and Alerts

Reason: Potential elevated levels of Vitamin D

Elevated levels of Vitamin D may cause vomiting, loss of appetite, increased thirst, increased urination, excessive drooling and weight loss. Consuming very high levels of Vitamin D may lead to renal (kidney) dysfunction.

Lot Code/Notes: 24lb – UPC 11110-89076


Nature’s Place Real Country Chicken & Brown Rice Dog Food

Recall date posted: 3 December 2018

Source: US-FDA ; American Veterinary Medication Association (AVMA) – Recalls and Alerts

Reason: Potential elevated levels of Vitamin D

Elevated levels of Vitamin D may cause vomiting, loss of appetite, increased thirst, increased urination, excessive drooling and weight loss. Consuming very high levels of Vitamin D may lead to renal (kidney) dysfunction.

Lot Code/Notes:

  • 5lb – UPC 72543998959
  • 15lb – UPC 72543998960

ELM Dry Dog Food (Chicken & Chickpea;  Chicken Recipe)

Recall date posted: 28 November 2018

Source: US-FDA ; American Veterinary Medication Association (AVMA) – Recalls and Alerts

Reason: Potential elevated levels of Vitamin D

Elevated levels of Vitamin D may cause vomiting, loss of appetite, increased thirst, increased urination, excessive drooling and weight loss. Consuming very high levels of Vitamin D may lead to renal (kidney) dysfunction.

Lot Code/Notes:

  • 3lb (ELM Chicken & Chickpea Recipe)
    • UPC 0-70155-22507-8)
  • 28lb (ELM Chicken & Chickpea Recipe)
    • UPC 0-70133-22513-9)
  • 40lb (ELM K9 Naturals Chicken Recipe)
    • UPC 0-70155-22522-9


ANF Lamb and Rice Dry Dog Food (On Sale in Hong Kong; 香港有售)

Recall date posted: 28 November 2018

Source: US-FDA ; American Veterinary Medication Association (AVMA) – Recalls and Alerts

Reason: Potential elevated levels of Vitamin D

Elevated levels of Vitamin D may cause vomiting, loss of appetite, increased thirst, increased urination, excessive drooling and weight loss. Consuming very high levels of Vitamin D may lead to renal (kidney) dysfunction.

Lot Code/Notes

  • 3kg, UPC 9097231622; Best Before NOV 23 2019
  • 7.5kg, UPC 9097203300; Best Before NOV 20 2019

Abound Chicken & Brown Rice Dog Food

Recall date posted: 26 November 2018

Source: US-FDA ; American Veterinary Medication Association (AVMA) – Recalls and Alerts

Reason: Potential elevated levels of Vitamin D

Elevated levels of Vitamin D may cause vomiting, loss of appetite, increased thirst, increased urination, excessive drooling and weight loss. Consuming very high levels of Vitamin D may lead to renal (kidney) dysfunction.

Lot Code/Notes

  • 4 lb, UPC 0001111083556
  • 14 lb, UPC 0001111083573

Nature’s Promise Chicken & Brown Rice Dog Food

Recall date posted: 26 November 2018

Source: US-FDA ; American Veterinary Medication Association (AVMA) – Recalls and Alerts

Reason: Potential elevated levels of Vitamin D

Elevated levels of Vitamin D may cause vomiting, loss of appetite, increased thirst, increased urination, excessive drooling and weight loss. Consuming very high levels of Vitamin D may lead to renal (kidney) dysfunction.

Lot Code/Notes

  • 4 lb, with Best By Dates of November 1, 2018 – November 8, 2019
  • 14 lb with Best By Dates of November 1, 2018 – November 8, 2019
  • 28 lb with Best By Dates of November 1, 2018 – November 8, 2019

Orlando Grain-Free Chicken & Chickpea Superfood Recipe Dog Food

Recall date posted: 12 November 2018

Source: US-FDA ; American Veterinary Medication Association (AVMA) – Recalls and Alerts

Reason: Potential elevated levels of Vitamin D

Elevated levels of Vitamin D may cause vomiting, loss of appetite, increased thirst, increased urination, excessive drooling and weight loss. Consuming very high levels of Vitamin D may lead to renal (kidney) dysfunction.

Lot Code/Notes

Lot codes of potentially affected batches manufactured between 3 March 2018 to 15 May 2018:

  • TI1 3 Mar 2019
  • TB2 21 Mar 2019
  • TB3 21 Mar 2019
  • TA2 19 Apr 2019
  • TB1 15 May 2019
  • TB2 15 May 2019

Nutrisca – Chicken & Chickpea Dry Dog Food (4, 15, 20lbs dry food)

Recall date posted: 2 November 2018

Source: US-FDA ; American Veterinary Medication Association (AVMA) – Recalls and Alerts

Reason: Elevated levels of Vitamin D

Elevated levels of Vitamin D may cause vomiting, loss of appetite, increased thirst, increased urination, excessive drooling and weight loss. Consuming very high levels of Vitamin D may lead to renal (kidney) dysfunction.

Lot Code/Notes: 

  • 4lbs : UPC: 8-84244-12495-7
  • 15lbs: UPC: 8-84244-12795-8
  • 20lbs: UPC: 8-84244-12895-5

Natural Life Pet Product Food – Chicken and Potato Dry Dog Food

Recall date posted: 2 November 2018

Source: US-FDA ; American Veterinary Medication Association (AVMA) – Recalls and Alerts

Reason: Elevated levels of Vitamin D

Elevated levels of Vitamin D may cause vomiting, loss of appetite, increased thirst, increased urination, excessive drooling and weight loss. Consuming very high levels of Vitamin D may lead to renal (kidney) dysfunction.

Lot Code/Notes: UPC: 0-12344-08175-1; Best-By Date 29 May 2020 to 10 August 2020


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Pet Alive Plump Up Pet Oral Spray

Recall date posted: 3 October 2018

Source: US-FDA ; American Veterinary Medication Association (AVMA) – Recalls and Alerts

Reason: Possible microbial contamination

Lot Code/Notes: Lot K011617E with expiration date 01/2020 UPC 818837013908

Pet Alive Plump Up


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Pet Alive Allergy Itch Ease Oral Spray

Recall date posted: 3 October 2018

Source: US-FDA ; American Veterinary Medication Association (AVMA) – Recalls and Alerts

Reason: Possible microbial contamination

Lot Code/Notes: Lot K111617B with expiration date 11/2020 UPC 818837011102

Pet Alive Allergy Ease

 

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