3 Firms Recall Dog Food Products Over Salmonella, Listeria

February 27, 2018 Updated: February 27, 2018

More dog food was recalled this week after Carnivore Meat Company announced a recall of its Vital Essentials Freeze-Dried Beef Nibblets Entrée for Dogs on Monday after salmonella was found in one batch.

There have been about six salmonella dog food/dog treat recalls in the last 18 days, according to the Miami Herald. On Friday, TruPet and Northwest Naturals recalled products over salmonella and listeria.

The latest salmonella recall involves 73 cases of Vital Essentials in one-pound bags from lot No. 13753. They were sold throughout the United States in the lower 48 states. They were sold at independent stores and via Chewy.com and Amazon.com.

“Carnivore has relationships with a number of private label customers. Per non-disclosure agreements, the services they provide to the customers is confidential,” a spokesperson for the Carnivore Meat Company told the Herald.

Another firm, Northwest Naturals, also recently announced a recall of its Frozen Chicken and Salmon Pet Food Chubs in 5-pound bags due to possible listeria contamination. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says one isolated batch of 94 cases was distributed to California, Washington, Texas, Michigan, Georgia, and Rhode Island, according to the FDA via Q13. They have a Universal Product Code (UPC) barcode of 0 87316 38440 6 and a product best buy date code of 15 082218.

And TruPet Treat Me Crunchy’s Beef Delight’s 2.5-ounce pet treats were recalled over a possible salmonella contamination. It was sold at Chewy.com and TruDog.com. They have the lot No. 20190514 1375.