Апреля 24, 2018


Pet food recalled after animals, humans fall ill

16 Февраля 2018, 06:16 | Gordon Grant

Recall Alert: Raw Pet Food Linked to Salmonella

FDA, state investigate Darwin's pet food after illnesses, death

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, along with the Washington Department of Agriculture is investigating what the FDA says is a pattern of Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes contamination in raw pet foods manufactured by a Tukwila, Washington company.

The six animal cases were connected to consumption of Darwin's Natural and ZooLogics pet foods, manufactured by Arrow Reliance Inc., over the period from October 17, 2016, to February 10, 2018.

Several pet food products have been recalled due to the presence of salmonella, according to recent reports.

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.

The latest recall was triggered by a complaint of an adult dog that had recurring diarrhea over a nine-month period, according to the FDA. The product was sold in pet specialty retail stores.

Raws for Paws, based in Minneapolis, is recalling about 4,000 pounds of its 5-pound and 1-pound sealed plastic tubes of ground turkey pet food because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

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The company has told its customers about the issues but has not sent out any public notification, the FDA said. Pets do not have to be apparently ill to be able to pass Salmonella to their human companions.

Colorado authorities also prompted the recall of Smokehouse Pet Products' 4-oz. bags of Beefy Munchies dog treats after salmonella was detected in 2 packages manufactured by the Sun Valley, Calif., company.

Christofersen Meats suspended production while MDA and the company continue investigating the source of the contamination. One was a cat, but the other animal types have not been disclosed. Pets can get sick from Salmonella, but may also be carriers of the bacteria and can infect humans.

What Do Consumers Need To Do?

The recalled ground turkey pet food was distributed throughout Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Iowa directly to consumers and through online mail orders. Consumers who purchased this raw pet food should throw it away. Big Heart Brands also makes popular pet foods Meow Mix, Milk-Bone, Kibbles 'n Bits, Snausages and more. Similarly, veterinary care should be sought for pets that show any of these signs.

No illnesses, injuries or complaints have been reported.

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