Bravo Pet Foods Recall Due To Salmonella For December 2015

Bravo Pet Foods Recall Due To Salmonella For December 2015

Bravo Pet Foods is voluntarily recalling select Chicken and Turkey Pet Foods due to possible presence of salmonella. Some of the products did not test positive for salmonella but is still recalled out of abundance of caution since they were manufactured in the same day.

Salmonella can affect animals eating the contaminated products and humans are also at risk after handling the products, especially if you don’t wash your hands thoroughly with soap afterwards.

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Company:

  • Bravo Pet Foods of Manchester, CT

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Brands:

  • Bravo Blend Chicken diet for dogs & cats.
  • Bravo Blend Turkey diet for dogs & cats.
  • Bravo Balance Turkey diet for dogs.

Recalled products:

The following product is being voluntarily recalled:

Bravo Blend Chicken diet for dogs and cats

  • Item number: 21-102
  • Best Used By Date: 11-13-16
  • Size: 2 pound (32 ounce) chub
  • UPC: 829546211028

> 201 cases of this product were sold to distributors, internet retailers, retail stores and directly to consumers in the U.S.

These products are being recalled out of an abundance of caution but did not test positive for Salmonella. They were produced in the same manufacturing facility on the same day as the product that tested positive.

Bravo Blend Chicken diet for dogs and cats

  • Item number: 21-105
  • Best Used By Date: 11-13-16
  • Size: 5 pound (90 ounce) chub
  • UPC: 829546211059

Bravo Blend Turkey diet for dogs and cats

  • Item number: 31-508
  • Best Used By Date: 11-13-16
  • Size: 5 lb. bag of 8 ounce patties
  • UPC 829546315085

Bravo Balance Turkey diet for dogs

  • Item number: 31-401
  • Best Used By Date 11-13-16
  • Size: 3 lb. bag of 4 ounce patties
  • UPC 829546314019

Why recalled? possible Salmonella Contamination.

Notes:

  • The products were recalled after routine testing of a 2 lb. chub of Bravo Chicken Blend diet for dogs and cats (Item #21-102) by the Colorado State Department of Agriculture, collected at a single retailer which revealed the presence of Salmonella.
  • No additional products are affected by this recall. The company has received no reports to date of illness in either people or animals associated with these products.
  • All products tested negative by a third party independent laboratory prior to release for distribution and sale to consumers.

What to do?

  • The recalled product should not be sold or fed to pets. Pet owners who have the affected product at home should dispose of this product in a safe manner; in a trash with a lid so no animal can get to it.
  • Customers should return to the store where they purchased the product and submit the Bravo Recall Claim Form available on the Bravo website,
    http://www.bravopetfoods.com/consumerrecall.html, for a full refund or store credit. See Bravo Product Claim Form for details.
  • More information on the Bravo recall can also be found at www.bravopetfoods.com, or call toll free (866) 922-9222 Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (EST).

About Salmonella Bacteria:

  • Salmonella can affect animals eating the products.
  • There is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, including raw food, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products.
  • Healthy people infected with Salmonella should monitor themselves for some or all of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever.
  • Rarely, Salmonella can result in more serious ailments, including arterial infections, endocarditis, arthritis, muscle pain, eye irritation, and urinary tract symptoms.
  • Consumers exhibiting these signs after having contact with this product should contact their healthcare providers immediately.
  • Pets with Salmonella infections may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever, and vomiting.
  • Some pets will have only decreased appetite, fever and abdominal pain.
  • Infected but otherwise healthy pets can be carriers and infect other animals or humans.
  • If your pet has consumed the recalled product and has these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian immediately.

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