Four companies have recalled specific products over a possible salmonella scare. Do you buy them?
These are the companies marked by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as having possible salmonella contamination that could cause you or your pet to become sick: Raws for Paws, RedBarn, Darwin’s ZooLogics and Smokehouse Pet Products.
Here are the individual items that could be contaminated.
1. Raws For Paws—Ground Turkey For Pets The FDA has recalled 4,000 pounds of its 1-lb and 5-lb “chub” ground turkey pet food in Iowa, Wisconsin, and Minnesota.
The case codes include 9900008, 9900009, 9900014 and 9900015. The; the manufactured date is Oct. 12, 2017. The manufactured dates of the Combo Pack cases are between Oct. 12, 2017, and Feb. 2, 2018.
Two illnesses have been reported. If you have questions, contact the company at (612) 465-0372.
2. RedBarn Pet Products—Bully Sticks These 7-inch chews were sold in packs of three nationwide. They have an expiration date of “112120ABC” stamped on the side of the packaging. The UPC on the affected products is #7 85184 25105 8.
You can see examples of the packaging at RedBarn’s website. Consumers with questions can contact the company via email at email@example.com or by phone at (800) 775-3849, Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific.
3. Darwin’s Natural—ZooLogics Meals two products from this company are being recalled after the FDA received six complaints of dog illness and death since October 2016.
The recalls are for ZooLogics Chicken with Vegetable Meals for Dogs (Lot #41567) and ZooLogics Duck with Vegetable Meals for Dogs (Lot #41957). You can only buy these products online through direct to consumer sales.
4. Smokehouse Pet Products—Beefy Munchies Treats The recall is for the 4-oz bags of Beefy Munchies Dog Treats sold in Colorado, Michigan, North Carolina, and Washington.
The UPC 78565857957, lot number 449294 and a best-used-by date of Oct. 25, 2019, stamped on the back. There have been no illnesses reported with this recall. If you have questions, contact the company at (877) 699-7387, Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Pacific.
If you have any of these products, stop feeding them to your pet immediately. Discard them. Humans and dogs can experience similar symptoms of salmonella poisoning. These can include lethargy, body aches, nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramping and diarrhea. Don’t delay in seeking immediate medical help for either you or your pet.