What the heck is going on in the dog food industry? In the last four weeks alone, Proud Dog Mom has reported a whopping nine dog food and treat recalls. Today, that recall alert count rises to 10.
What To Watch For
Raw Basics, LLC is recalling their Tucker’s Raw Frozen Pork-Bison Dog Food. This comes after the Nebraska Department of Agriculture ran tests that came back positive for Salmonella. Luckily, no illnesses have been reported in connection with this food.
According to a notice from Dog Food Advisor, the affected food was isolated to 1 lot of 540 lbs (that’s 108 boxes). Recalled Tucker’s products come in 5-pound boxes and will be marked with the following:
- Tucker’s Raw Frozen Pork-Bison Dog Food
- UPC code: 072635520017
- Lot code: 27717
- Best buy date: 04/17/19
Recalled meals were sold at pet specialty retail stores in Minnesota, Georgia, Kansas, and Pennsylvania.
Feed This Food?
Pet parents who feed this food are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. If you have any questions or concerns, contact the company via phone at 800-219-3650.
The Risk Of Salmonella
Salmonella is a bacterial disease that can affect animals who eat contaminated foods and humans who either eat or handle contaminated foods. Pets with Salmonella infections may experience the following symptoms:
- Diarrhea or bloody diarrhea
- Abdominal pain
- Decreased appetite