Notable Pet Product Recalls

OC Raw Dog Pet Food

The OC Raw Dog Pet Food Company recently recalled its Freeze-Dried Sardines due to a potential risk of botulism and several of its Chicken, Fish & Produce products due to possible listeria contamination. OC Raw Dog Pet Product Recall

OC Raw Dog’s Freeze-Dried Sardines (3.2-ounce bags, UPC 0952258553043) were determined by the Food and Drug Administration to exceed the agency’s five-inch size restriction guideline for uneviscerated, salt-cured, dried or fermented fish.… Read the rest

Several Popular Dog Food and Treat Brands Recalled

Pet Food Recalls The manufacturers of popular pet food brands such as Kibbles N’ Bits, Gravy Train, Ol’ Roy, Milo’s Kitchen and Skippy, recently issued a massive recall of its products. This J.M. Smucker product recall is due to the discovery of pentoarbital contamination and elevated levels of beef thyroid hormones in various products.… Read the rest

Salmonella-Related Pet Food/Treat Recalls

Four separate pet food and dog treat companies have recently issued product recalls due to potential salmonella contamination. This includes Raws for Paws’ Ground Turkey pet food, Darwin’s Natural Pet Products’ ZooLogics dog food, Redbarn Naturals’ Bully Sticks dog chews and Smokehouse Pet Products’ Beefy Munchies dog treats.… Read the rest

Pet Product Recalls from Darwin’s and Evanger’s

Darwin’s Natural Pet Products

central vets dog food recall
Darwin’s recently recalled several lots of its Natural Selections products after lab tests of samples found salmonella. In addition to the negative effects it has on dogs who have consumed the product, humans and other pets are at risk of infection.… Read the rest

Pet Food Recall: Loving Pets Dog Treats Recall

The Loving Pets brand has issued a voluntary recall of its Loving Pets Barksters and Loving Pets Puffsters Snack Chips treats due to a potential Salmonella contamination in a single finished ingredient that was supplied through a U.S.-based company. This possible contamination was discovered by Loving Pets’ internal quality assurance team and was identified through the company’s standard quality control testing procedures and internal food safety program.… Read the rest

Pet Food Recall: United Pet Group Rawhide Recall

United Pet Group recently issued a voluntary recall of its rawhide dog chews, which are sold under 13 different brand names, due to several illnesses reported to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration. This ultimately led to the discovery of the products being processed on machines cleaned with ammonium compound mixture that is not approved by the FDA.… Read the rest

Pet Product Recall: C.O. Truxton, Inc. Recalls Tablets Due to Potential Label Mix-Up

In early May, C.O. Truxton Inc., a healthcare provider company based out of Bellmawr, New Jersey, voluntarily recalled two different types of tablets because of a possible labeling error. There have been no consumer complaints for the products recalled; however, due to the initial recall resulting from a label mix-up error, C.O.… Read the rest

Alert: Party Animal’s CocoLicious

Party Animal recently issued a voluntary recall of the brand’s Cocolicious canned dog foods, which were found to have the euthanasia drug pentobarbital during an independent test conducted by a customer in Texas. The testing was conducted on cans manufactured and distributed in 2015, with best by dates of July 2019 and August 2019.… Read the rest

Alert: Adult Dog Food Recall from Blue Buffalo

Blue Buffalo Company recently issued a voluntary recall of its BLUE Wilderness Rocky Mountain Recipe Red Meat Dinner Wet Food for Adult Dogs due to potential elevated levels of beef thyroid hormones. The recall affects those products with the UPC code 840243101153 and best by date of June 7, 2019.… Read the rest

Alert: Evanger’s Dog & Cat Food Brand “Hunk of Beef” Products Recall

Central Veterinary Associates (CVA) is notifying all local pet owners of the recent voluntary recall from Evanger’s Dog & Cat Food. The company issued a recall for the 12-ounce cans of its Hunk of Beef products due to the discovery of the barbiturate pentoarbital in a sample of its Hunk of Beef Au Jus.… Read the rest

Alert: Blue Buffalo’s Homestyle Recipe Recall

As a result of the recent voluntary recall of Blue Buffalo’s Homestyle Recipe Healthy Weight, Chicken Dinner with Garden Vegetables 12.5-ounce canned products due to the presence of aluminum,  Central Veterinary Associates (CVA) is notifying all local pet owners of the dangers associated with Aluminum Toxicity.… Read the rest

Alert: 9Lives, EverPet & Special Kitty Brand Recalls

Central Veterinary Associates (CVA) is notifying all local pet owners of the recent voluntary recall from J.M. Smucker Company. The well-known brand recently announced that its 9Lives, EverPet and Special Kitty cat food brands were found to contain low-levels of thiamine (Vitamin B1), which can lead to thiamine deficiency in felines.… Read the rest

Preparedness Suggestions in Light of Hurricane Matthew

As Hurricane Matthew starts heading up the Eastern seaboard, Central Veterinary Associates (CVA) is reminding pet owners to take their pets into consideration during the emergency preparedness plans. For these, and all natural and man-made disasters, Americans are encouraged to create an emergency kit containing ten days’ worth of food, water, medications and other consumables for both themselves and their pets.… Read the rest

Alert: Blue Buffalo Recall

Popular Brand’s Life Protection Formula Dry Dog Food Pulled from Shelves Due to Possible Mold.

Central Veterinary Associates (CVA) is notifying all local pet owners of the recent voluntary recall from Blue Buffalo Company. The popular pet food brand announced that a limited number of its Life Protection Formula dry dog food was pulled from shelves due to potential mold, which could sicken pets.… Read the rest

Alert: Fromm Family Pet Food Recall

Affected Products include Gold pate dog food.

Central Veterinary Associates is calling to its clients’ attention the recent recall from the Fromm Family Pet Food company of its new Gold canned dog food pates. The products are being removed from shelves as they do not contain the recommended levels of vitamins and minerals and may contain elevated levels of vitamin D, which can prove toxic to dogs.… Read the rest

Alert: Nutro Recall

Central Veterinary Associates is alerting pet owners of a recent recall from MARS Petcare of Brussels, Belgium. The company is pulling its Nutro Apple Chewy Treats for dogs from shelves due to potential mold contamination. In addition to the risks for pets, humans with certain health conditions may be subjected to mold allergy symptoms by handling the contaminated product.… Read the rest

Preparedness Suggestions in Light of Hurricane Joaquin

As Hurricane Joaquin starts heading up the Eastern seaboard, Central Veterinary Associates (CVA) is cautioning pet owners to remember their pets in their emergency preparedness plans. For these, and all natural and man-made disasters, Americans are encouraged to create an emergency kit containing ten days’ worth of food, water, medications and other consumables for both themselves and their pets.… Read the rest

Alert: Recall of Nature’s Variety Chicken Dog Food

Central Veterinary Associates (CVA) has announced that Nature’s Variety of St. Louis, Missouri is recalling its Instinct Raw Chicken Formula for dogs due to possible contamination of Salmonella. In addition to the risks for pets, humans may also be subjected to Salmonella poisoning by handling the contaminated pet product.… Read the rest

Alert: Recall of Select Bravo Chicken Pet Foods

Central Veterinary Associates has announced that Bravo Pet Foods of Manchester, CT is recalling select lots of Bravo Chicken pet foods for dogs and cats due to the possible contamination of Salmonella. In addition to the risks for pets, humans may also be subjected to Salmonella poisoning by handling the contaminated pet product.… Read the rest

Alert: Recall of Jump Your Bones Brand Treats

VALLEY STREAM, NY — Central Veterinary Associates has announced that Jump Your Bones, a Florida-based pet treats company, is voluntarily recalling select lots of its treats due to the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. In addition to the risks for pets, humans can also be subject to Salmonella poisoning by handling the contaminated pet product.… Read the rest

Alert: Recall of Barkworthies Dog Chews

VALLEY STREAM, NY — Central Veterinary Associates has announced that Barkworthies of Richmond, Virginia is recalling select lots of its dog food due to the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. In addition to the risks for pets, humans can also be subject to Salmonella poisoning by handling the contaminated pet product.… Read the rest

Alert: Recall of Cat & Ferret Food from Natura Pet Products

Central Veterinary Associates has announced that Natura Pet Products is voluntarily recalling select lots of its cat and ferret food products due to vitamin insufficiency and an excess of minerals.

Because of a formulation error of the food produced at the company’s Fremont, Nebraska facility, the following products have been affected:

EVO® Grain Free Turkey & Chicken Formula Dry Cat & Kitten Food, Size: 15.4 lbs., UPC: 5148 541400, Expiration Date: 02/19/2016, Lot Code: 4300A700D2
EVO® Grain Free Turkey & Chicken Formula Dry Cat & Kitten Food, Size: 2.2 lbs., UPC: 5148 541402, Expiration Date: 02/20/2016, Lot Code: 4301A700A4
EVO® Grain Free Turkey & Chicken Formula Dry Cat & Kitten Food, Size: 2.2 lbs., UPC: 5148 541402, Expiration Date: 02/20/2016, Lot Code: 4301A700B4
EVO®Grain Free Turkey & Chicken Formula Dry Cat & Kitten Food, Size: 2.2 lbs., UPC: 5148 541402, Expiration Date: 02/20/2016, Lot Code: 4301A700C4
EVO®Grain Free Ferret Food, Size: 6.6 lbs., UPC: 5148 542101, Expiration Date: 02/19/2016, Lot Code: 4300A700D3

These lots were distributed through independent retailers in California, Georgia, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Texas, Vermont, and Canada, as well as online.… Read the rest

Alert: Recall of Raw Pet Food from Bravo

Central Veterinary Associates has announced that Bravo!®, LLC. of Manchester, Connecticut is recalling select lots of its dog and cat foods due to the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. In addition to the risks for pet, humans can also be subject to Salmonella by handling the contaminated pet product.… Read the rest

Alert: Recall of Dry Pet Food Products from Iams & Eukanuba

Central Veterinary Associates has announced that Procter & Gamble has issued a recall of its Iams and Eukanuba dry pet food after it was discovered that some of its product may have contained Salmonella.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration reported that the affected batch was made at one of P&G’s facilities over a 10-day period.… Read the rest

Alert: Recall of Dog Treats

Central Veterinary Associates has announced that Nestlé Purina PetCare Company, Milo’s Kitchen and IMS Trading Corp. have voluntarily recalled some of their products after it was discovered there were trace amounts of antibiotic residue found on the product.

The New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets recently found the residue in samples of the following products: Nestlé Purina PetCare Company’s Waggin’ Train and Canyon Creek Ranch brand dog treats; Milo’s Kitchen Chicken Jerky and Chicken Grillers home-style dog treats; and IMS Trading Corp.’s Cadet Brand Chicken Jerky Treat products.… Read the rest

Keeping Pets Safe during Hurricane Sandy

As Hurricane Sandy prepares to make its way into Long Island and the metropolitan New York area, Central Veterinary Associates is reminding its pet owners that its hospital in Valley Stream will be open 24 hours a day during the storm and urges pet owners to keep their animals safe in the event this natural disaster occurs.… Read the rest

Alert: Recall of Boots & Barkley Beef Bully Sticks

Central Veterinary Associates has announced that Kasel Associated Industries of Denver, Colorado is voluntarily recalling its Boots & Barkley 6 Count 5-Inch American Beef Bully Sticks because the product contains the salmonella bacteria.

According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the American Beef Bully Sticks were sold at Target retail stores nationwide between April and September.… Read the rest

Alert: Recall of Bird Food from Lafeber Co.

Central Veterinary Associates is alerting pet owners that Lafeber Co., based in Cornell, Illinois, has recently recalled several lots of bird food due to high moisture levels which could lead to bacterial or fungal growth. According to the company, the grains used in the product that were brought to the company were improperly stored, causing the high levels of moisture.… Read the rest

Alert: Dog Food Recall from Diamond Pet Foods

Says Products May Be Contaminated by Salmonella

VALLEY STREAM, NY — Central Veterinary Associates is alerting pet owners that Diamond Pet Foods, based in Meta, Missouri, has recalled certain bags of its Diamond Naturals Lamb Meal & Rice dog food. The company suspects the dog food may be contaminated with salmonella, which may cause dogs to become very ill.… Read the rest

Recall of Canine Heartworm Preventative & Baby Formula for Birds

Central Veterinary Associates is alerting pet owners that Virbac Animal Health of Fort Worth, Texas is recalling its Iverhart Max Chewable Tablets and Kaytee, a Central Garden & Pet brand based in Chilton, Wisconsin, is recalling its Kaytee exact® Hand Feeding Formula Baby Birds and Kaytee exact® Hand Feeding Formula Baby Macaw.… Read the rest

Recall of Pig Ear Pet Treats

Central Veterinary Associates, P.C. is alerting pet owners about a recall of three brands of pig ear dog treats because they may be contaminated with salmonella.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently announced that Diggers Natural Treat Pig Ear pet treats distributed by Boss Pet Products, Inc.… Read the rest