- UPDATED ON MARCH 17, 2021
As of March 3, 2021 — Bravo Packing of Carney’s Point has recalled all of their Ground Beef and Performance Dog, a frozen raw pet food because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella and Listeria
RECALL EXPANSION : Now includes all pet food and bones in all package sizes, as they may also be contaminated
What Dog Food Products Have Been Recalled?
Performance Dog and Ground Beef both come frozen in 2-pound and 5-pound plastic sleeves.
Cause of This Dog Food Recall
The potential for contamination was noted after a sampling of Ground Beef that was collected during an FDA inspection, tested positive for Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes. The company has since ceased the production of the product and will continue their investigation.
What You Need to Know About Salmonella Poisoning
If your pet has Salmonella infection, they may become lethargic and have fever, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, and vomiting. Some less obvious side affects decreased appetite, fever and abdominal pain. If you pet has become infected but is still otherwise healthy they can still be carriers of Salmonella and infect other animals or humans. If you know your pet has consumed the recalled product, or is currently experiencing any these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian immediately.
Where Was the Product Sold?
The affected product was shipped to distributors for sale to consumers by independent pet specialty stores throughout all U.S. states.
What to do Next
If you have purchased this product, it is recommended by the FDA that you stop feeding the product to your dogs immediately , dispose of the product, wash your hands accordingly, and proceed to sanitize any potentially affected surfaces.
Consumers with questions may contact the company at 856-299-1044 (Monday – Friday, 9:00AM-2:00PM, EST).
You can report your complaint by visiting the FDA’s “Report a Pet Food Complaint” page.
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Sources used: FDA