Pet food recall: November 2013
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Your True Companion Pet Products Recalls True Raw Choice Bulk Dehydrated Natural Pet Treats
PRESS RELEASE- November 23, 2013
Starting date:November 20, 2013
Posting date:November 20, 2013
Type of communication:Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:Microbiological – Salmonella
Source of recall:Health CanadaIssue:Poisoning Hazard
True Raw Choice Bulk Dehydrated Natural Pet Treats
This recall involves True Raw Choice dehydrated bulk:
Chicken Feet 214733
Duck Feet 228870
Duck Wings 213825
Chicken Breast 154339
Lamb Trachea 225215
note that Your True Companion Pet Products has confirmed that no
remaining stock of the affected lots of chicken breast and lamb trachea
were found at retail and the chicken feet, duck feet and duck wings
have all been removed from the market place as of November 8, 2013.
bulk dehydrated True Raw Choice Pet Products were found to be
contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. Pets such as dogs and cats, and
their food can carry Salmonella bacteria. People can get infected with
the bacteria from handling pets, pet food or feces. Symptoms of
salmonellosis often include:
sudden onset of fever,
For more information on the risks of Salmonella infection, please see the Public Health Agency of Canada's fact sheet.
Health Canada is aware of one case in Canada of illness related to these products.
In total, 280 total cases of the affected pet treats were sold in bulk at various pet food stores across Canada.
Time period sold
The affected pet treats were sold from August 2013 to November 7, 2013.
Place of origin
Manufactured in Canada.
Distributor Your True Companion Pet Products
Chicken Feet - Lot Number 214733
Duck Feet - Lot Number 228870
Duck Wings - Lot Number 213825
Chicken Breast Lot Number 154339
Lamb Trachea - Lot Number 225215
What you should do
should contact Your True Companion Pet Products at 1-855-260-5024 if
unsure if the product you have is affected or not. All products
affected have been disposed of in the market place as of November 8,
note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled
products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.
Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety
incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer
product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report
Bailey's Choice expands its dog treat recall
Novermber 7, 2013
Press release- (WDEF)
Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to the
expanded recall of particular packages of Bailey’s Choice dog treats
sold in Georgia. These products have the potential to be contaminated
with Salmonella and should be discarded.
Choice Dog Treats, LLC, of Waleska, Ga., is expanding the recall to
include additional five-ounce packages of dog treats, including:
• 100% Chicken Treat, lot # “Jun 2 2013”
• 100% Chicken Treat, lot # “Jun 3 2013”
• 100% Chicken Breast Treat, lot # “Jun 4 2013”
• 100% Chicken Treat, lot # “Jun 15 2013”
• 100% Chicken Treat, lot # “Jul 8 2013”
• 100% Chicken Treat, lot # “Jul 11 2013”
• 100% Teriyaki Chicken Treats, lot # 132881
Department of Agriculture inspectors will continue checking retail
stores and warehouses to make sure the recalled products have been
removed from sale.
that have become infected by consuming treats contaminated with
Salmonella may experience fever, lethargy, diarrhea or mucus in stool,
vomiting, dehydration, weight loss or rapid heart rate. Pets
experiencing these symptoms should be taken to a veterinarian
immediately. This bacterial disease is zoonotic, meaning it can be
transmitted to humans.
persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea that
may be bloody, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare
circumstances, infection can result in the organism getting into the
bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses, such as arterial
infections, endocarditis and arthritis. The very young, the elderly,
and persons with compromised immune systems are most susceptible to
foodborne illnesses. People experiencing these symptoms should seek
immediate medical attention.
To date, no illnesses have been reported.
who purchased these products for their pets should return the products
to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions
should contact Bailey’s Choice Dog Treats, LLC, for additional
information at 770-881-0526 or firstname.lastname@example.org or online at
see the previous recall announcement issued by the Georgia Department
of Agriculture, please visit:
. To view a comprehensive list of food and feed recalls affecting
Georgia, please visit www.agr.georgia.gov/recalls.aspx . If this recall
expands or additional details become available, the website will
provide the most up-to-date information.
Press Release- November 1, 2013
Bailey's Choice is
issuing a voluntary recall of our
chicken jerky treats that have two lot dates: June 5, 2013 and October
These two lots tested positive for salmonella. We have had no reports
or any pet becoming sick. These treats will not harm your dog, dogs
are designed for eating raw food. It is more dangerous to humans. As
raw foods, after handling jerky products, we recommend washing your
thoroughly. We are working with the GA Dept of Agriculture closely to
the effected lots. We will have more details here as they become