Recall issued for Freshpet pet food bought in Maine

Recall issued for Freshpet pet food bought in Maine

Freshpet voluntarily recalled one lot of Choose Recent from the Kitchen House Cooked Rooster pet food attributable to potential salmonella contamination.

MAINE, USA — Freshpet pet food bought in Maine has been recalled by the US Meals and Drug Administration Monday attributable to potential contamination with salmonella.

The pet food firm introduced a voluntary recall of 1 lot of Freshpet Choose Recent from the Kitchen House Cooked Rooster Recipe (4.5 lb. bag), with a sell-by date of Oct. 29, 2022, attributable to potential contamination with salmonella.

The lot recalled accommodates the retail UPC code 627975011673 and lot code 10/29/22. Each are discovered on the underside and again of every bag.

Clients who’ve merchandise matching that description ought to cease feeding it to their canines, eliminate it instantly, and name the corporate at 800-285-0563 Monday via Friday between 9 am and 9 pm EDT and Saturday via Sunday between 9 am and 1 pm

The corporate says it had designated the lot for destruction however a small quantity was inadvertently shipped to retailers in Maine in addition to Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, Vermont, and West Virginia .

In response to the FDA, salmonella can have an effect on animals consuming the product and there’s a danger to people, notably kids, the aged, and the immunocompromised when dealing with contaminated merchandise, particularly in the event that they haven’t completely washed their palms after having contact with the merchandise or surfaces uncovered to those merchandise.

Wholesome individuals contaminated with salmonella ought to monitor themselves for some or the entire following signs: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, stomach cramping, and fever. Salmonella can lead to extra critical illnesses, together with arterial infections, endocarditis, arthritis, muscle ache, eye irritation, and urinary tract signs. Customers exhibiting these indicators after having contact with this product ought to contact their healthcare supplier.

Canines which were contaminated with salmonella could also be torpid and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever, and vomiting. Some canines will solely have decreased urge for food, fever, and stomach ache. Contaminated, however in any other case wholesome, canines could be carriers and contaminated different animals or people. In case your canine has consumed the recalled product and has these signs, please contact your veterinarian.

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