Maryland based dog food manufacturer K-9 Kraving Dog Food has announced a voluntary recall of their ‘Chicken Patties Dog Food’ due to the potential of contamination with Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes.
The affected product was shipped and distributed to retail stores in Maryland between July 13th and July 17th, 2015. Only Maryland stores are currently being affected by this recall, and no other K-9 Kraving Dog Food products were found to be affected. There was no specific associated UPC code or lot number provided by the company.
According to the K-9 Kraving Dog Food company, they became aware of the issue after receiving a notification from the FDA that a routine surveillance sample of Chicken Patties had tested positive for Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes.
If you or your pet had contact with the recalled product, monitor your pets, yourself, and family members for symptoms that may develop. Common symptoms associated with Salmonella poisoning include diarrhea, bloody diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, or abdominal pain. If you, your pet, or a family member is experiencing these symptoms, it is advisable to contact a medical professional immediately.
There have been no reported illnesses related to this product at this time, but K-9 Kraving Dog Food is asking customers to follow the “Safe Handling Instructions” printed on the K-9 Kraving Dog Food package when disposing of the affected product. You may also return it to the place of purchase for a full refund or exchange, or contact the company directly to inquire about their refund process.
If you have additional questions or need more information, you can call K-9 Craving Dog Food’s Consumer Relations team at 1-800-675-1471, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m, Eastern Standard Time.