BREAKING NEWS: Major Pet Food Brand Recalls Food Due To Salmonella

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Carnivore Meat Company of Green Bay, WI is voluntarily recalling two lot of its Vital Essentials freeze-dried dog foods due to possible salmonella contamination.

This is a voluntary recall after one of the batches came back positive for salmonella in a test performed by the FDA. No pet illnesses have been reported at this time.

Salmonella has been the cause of multiple recalls this year.

What Is Recalled?


Vital Essentials Freeze-Dried Beef Toppers
6 oounce (170 g) package size
Best by date: 06/04/2019 or 06/20/2019
Lot #: 13815
Product UPC: 033211006059

AND

Vital Essentials Frozen Beef Chub Entrée for Dogs
5 pound (2.27 kg) package size
Best by date: 12/27/18
Lot #: 13816
Product UPC: 033211008817

Symptoms Of Salmonella In Pets

– lethargy
– diarrhea or bloody diarrhea
– fever
– vomiting
– decreased appetite
– abdominal pain

Pets that are infected can be carriers and pass it on to other animals and humans. If you have fed any of the recalled product and your pet is showing any of the above symptoms, call your vet immediately.

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What To Do

If you have purchased this food and the lot number matches the recall, return the food to the store you purchased it at for a full refund.

You can contact the company directly at 920-370-6542.

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Andrea Powell is an animal enthusiast who lives in West Michigan. Her horse and 3 dogs are her children. She loves to write and share her knowledge of equine and canine nutrition. In her spare time she likes to volunteer with animal rescues, camp with her husband and dogs, and trail ride with her horse.
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