Tag: food

Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter Supports Food Banks and Shelters Amid COVID-19 Related Pet Food Shortage

The cat is out of the bag, and starting to run low on food. Much like toilet paper and cleaning supplies at the beginning of the pandemic, the US is now seeing a shortage of pet food. There are many reasons for the shortage, including overzealous shoppers, bad weather, Covid-19 delays, and a massive rise in pet ownership.

Pet food manufacturer Royal Canin recently released this statement online:

“We take full responsibility for this, and deeply regret the impact that these issues may have on you and your pets that we are so privileged to feed,” Royal Canin said. “We

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Select Midwestern Pet Foods’ dog and cat food recalled for potential salmonella risk

Months after Midwestern Pet Foods Inc. recalled dozens of products potentially linked to the deaths of more than 70 dogs, the company is voluntarily recalling select dog and cat food that may be contaminated with salmonella.

The Evansville, Indiana, family-owned company says the new recall is for specific lots and expiration dates of 10 of its dog and cat food brands in a recall notice posted on the Food and Drug Administration website Tuesday.

The recalled products were distributed to retail stores nationwide and to online retailers. Consumers are advised to “not feed the recalled products to pets or any

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Bravo Packing Dog Food Recall 2021 List Expanded Over Salmonella, Listeria Risks

KEY POINTS

  • An earlier recall pulled dog food products from inventory amid Salmonella and Listeria risks
  • Possible cross-contamination pushes the company to recall more pet food products
  • There have been no reports of illnesses related to the recall so far

A New Jersey-based company has expanded its earlier recall to include more dog food products. Both pets and humans may be at risk because of the potential contamination.

Early in March, Bravo Packing issued a voluntary recall of two of its pet food products after samples tested positive for Salmonella and Listeria. At the time, the recall affected its “Performance

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Bravo Raw Dog Food Was Just Recalled for Salmonella and Listeria Risks

Bravo Packing Inc. is recalling two types of frozen raw dog food due to possible salmonella and listeria contamination, which could make both pets and their humans sick. 

The recall affects Bravo Packing’s Performance Dog and Ground Beef products, which both come in two-pound and five-pound plastic sleeves that were distributed nationwide, according to an alert posted to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) website. Samples of both types of frozen raw dog food tested positive for salmonella and listeria during an FDA inspection. (Note that this recall does not affect dog food from Bravo Pet Foods, a similarly named

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Deadly Dog, Cat Food Kills 80 Animals In Latest Recall

After issuing a recall on Dec. 30 after 28 dog deaths, Midwestern Pet Foods is expanding its pet food recall to include all dog and cat foods made with corn products because they may contain mold toxin aflatoxin in levels that are higher than the acceptable daily limits set by the Food and Drug Administration.

The FDA has started an investigation into the source of aflatoxin poisoning at Midwestern Pet Foods, which at high levels can cause illness and death in pets. To date, there have been 70 reports of pets dying from eating the food and 80 pet illnesses

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