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Stella & Chewy's Issue Voluntary Recall on Super Beef Dinner Morsels for Dogs and Duck Duck Goose Dinner for Cats

Stella & Chewy's is voluntarily recalling four of its products sold in the U.S. and Canada due to concerns of a possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes. The recall affects a total of 990 cases (964 cases in the U.S and 26 cases in Canada). The recall was prompted by a positive test confirming Listeria monocytogenes in Stella's Super Beef Dinner Morsels for Dogs 8.5 oz. frozen bags, lot #165-15, "Use by 6-25-2016", during routine surveillance testing by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.

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Last updated 12/14/2015


Nature's Variety Issues Voluntary Recall on Raw Frozen Chicken Bites

At Nature’s Variety, we make every effort to ensure that all of our products meet the highest2015-12-11_Stella_and_Chewys_Press_Release quality standards. We were recently notified by the FDA that a sample of Instinct Raw Frozen Chicken Bites 7lb. with a “Best By” date of 4/27/16 was sampled and tested positive for Salmonella. Out of an abundance of caution, we are choosing to voluntarily recall this product. There have been no reports of illness or harm to any pets or people. In addition, Instinct Raw Frozen Chicken Bites 4lb. and Patties 6lb. with a “Best By” date of 4/27/16 are being recalled as they were produced on the same line that day. These products have NOT tested positive for any pathogens.

The products impacted are listed below:



No other Nature’s Variety products are affected.

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Last updated 7/24/2015


Stella & Chewy's Issues Voluntary Recall

Stella & Chewy's is voluntarily recalling some of its products due to concers about a possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes. The recall was prmpted by a positive test confirming Listeria monocytogenes in Chewy's Chicken Freeze-Dried Dinner Patties for Dogs, 15 ounce, Lot #111-15, during routine surveillance testing by the Maryland Department of Agriculture.

There were no reported pet or human illnesses associated with this recall.

As a precautionary measure, we are voluntarily recalling all products nationwide from Lot #111-15. For the full list of products, as well as instructions for returning product, click on the link below.

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Last updated 7/6/2015


Kent Pet Group Issues Voluntary Recall on By Nature Active Defense+ 95% Canned Dog Food

As a brand committed to delivering pet foods with the most advanced nutrition and uncompromising safety standards, Kent Pet Group is writing to inform you that three batches of our By Nature® Active Defense+™ 95% Canned Dog Food lineup, currently on hold in your facility, are being recalled and will be retrieved from your warehouse. This product is being recalled voluntarily due to excessive levels of vitamin A, calcium and/or phosphorous.

Expert review indicates there are no immediate health risks associated with consumption of the products with excess levels of calcium and phosphorus, except in the case of giant breed puppies. In addition, published research supports the conclusion that there is no immediate health risk associated with the consumption of the products found to contain excess vitamin A, except in the case of puppies.

Expert review indicates there are no immediate health risks associated with consumption of the products with excess levels of calcium and phosphorus, except in the case of giant breed puppies. In addition, published research supports the conclusion that there is no immediate health risk associated with the consumption of the products found to contain excess vitamin A, except in the case of puppies.

We initiated contact with the FDA and are following the agency’s guidance on retrieving this product from the market. We now ask that you review the following information carefully, so the impacted product is handled appropriately.

Out of an abundance of caution, we previously asked you to place a hold on eight 95% Canned Dog Food recipes. After completing the additional testing, two batches were determined to have excess vitamin A, calcium and phosphorous. One batch was found to have excess calcium and phosphorous. Only these three batches are being recalled.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Of the remaining product that you currently have on hold in your facility, please continue to hold until further action is recommended.

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Last updated 6/24/2015