Bravo Pet Food Announces Recall Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination
Bravo Pet Foods has announced a recall on several of its products due to the possibility of salmonella contamination.
The recall was initiated after a routine testing of a sample resulted positive for salmonella, according to the FDA.
Bravo Blend Chicken Diet for dogs and cats 2 lb. chubs with both the best used by date of November 13, 2016 and the UPC number 829546211028 are recalled.
201 cases of the affected product were sold in the United States between November 21, 2014 and January 2015.
Although they were not affected, the following products were recalled because they were manufactured on the same day as the contaminated product.
Bravo Blend Chicken Diet for cats and dogs 90 oz. chubs with the best used by date of November 13, 2016 and UPC number 829546211059.
Bravo Blend Turkey Diet for cats and dogs 8 oz. patties with the best used by date of November 13, 2016 and UPC number 8829546315085.
Bravo Blend Turkey Diet for cats and dogs 4 oz. patties with the best used by date of November 13, 2016 and UPC number 829546314019.
No other products are affected by this recall. Bravo Pet Foods has received no reports to date of people or animals becoming sick that were associated with this product.
The contaminated product should not be consumed by pets. It should immediately be disposed of in a closed trash receptacle. If contact was made, be sure to wash the affected area or surface properly.
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. Although it is rare, Salmonella can result in serious ailments, including arterial infections, endocarditis, arthritis, muscle pain, eye irritation, and urinary tract symptoms. Consumers exhibiting these symptoms after having contact with this product should contact their healthcare providers.
Pets with Salmonella infections may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever, and vomiting. While 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.
To receive a refund return to the store of purchase and submit a Bravo Recall Claim Form.
Author: Gabino Bravo