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February 25, 2013

Hy-Vee Recalls Dog Food Products Due to Aflatoxin

Hy-Vee, Inc. has recalled certain bags of Hy-Vee dog food due to elevated levels of a chemical contaminant commonly found in corn. These products were not distributed to Oregon.

February 22, 2013

The Honest Kitchen Recalls 5 Lots of Verve, Zeal and Thrive Pet Food Products Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination

The Honest Kitchen is recalling five lots of its Verve, Zeal and Thrive pet food products produced between August and November 2012 and sold nationwide in the US and Canada via retail stores, mail order and online after August 2012 because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. No other Honest Kitchen batches, production dates or products are affected.

February 21, 2013

Nutri-Vet Recalls Nutri-Vet and NutriPet Chicken Jerky Products Due to Salmonella

Nutri-Vet, LLC. of Boise, ID is voluntarily recalling its Nutri-Vet and NutriPet Chicken Jerky Products because they may be contaminated with Salmonella.

February 21, 2013

Kaytee Recalls Bird Treats and Greens Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination from Parsley Flakes

Kaytee Products is recalling several bird treats and greens items due to possible contamination of Salmonella from parsley flake ingredients supplied to Kaytee by Specialty Commodities, Inc., an outside supplier to Kaytee.

February 20, 2013

Kasel Industries Recalling Boots & Barkley, BIXBI, Nature’s Deli, Colorado Naturals, Petco, and Best Bully Sticks Due to Salmonella

Kasel Associated Industries of Denver, CO is voluntarily recalling all products manufactured at its Denver, Colorado facility from April 20, 2012 to September 19, 2012 due to possible Salmonella contamination. This includes Boots & Barkley, BIXBI, Nature’s Deli, Colorado Naturals, Petco, and Best Bully Stick items.

February 16, 2013

Nature’s Variety Recalls One Batch of Instinct® Raw Organic Chicken Formula Due to Plastic

Nature’s Variety has announced a voluntary recall of one batch of Instinct® Raw Organic Chicken Formula with a "Best if Used By" date of 10/04/13. This action is being taken because pieces of clear plastic may be found in some bags and could cause a potential choking risk to pets. The source of plastic has been identified and the issue has been resolved.

February 1, 2013

CDC: Salmonella Typhirmurium Infections Linked to Pet Hedgehogs

The CDC reports at least 20 cases of Salmonella Tyhpimurium infection linked to pet hedgehogs in the past two years. There was one case in Oregon, and one fatality in Washington state. To reduce the risk of infection, it's important to wash your hands after handling hedgehogs or anything the animals come in contact with. This is especially important for children to do, as they can be more susceptible to infection.

January 28, 2013

Hospira Recalls Lactated Ringers and 5 Percent Dextrose Injection, USP, 1000 ML, Flexible Containers Due to Sterility Issues

Hospira, Inc. is initiating a voluntary nationwide user-level recall of one lot of Lactated Ringers and 5% Dextrose Injection, USP, 1000 mL, Flexible Container, NDC 0409-7929-09. This action is due to one confirmed customer report where a spore-like structured particulate, consistent with mold, was noted in the solution.

January 28, 2013

Hartz Mountain Corporation Recalls Hartz ® Chicken Chews™ and Hartz ® Oinkies® Pig Skin Twists: Antibiotic Residue

The Hartz Mountain Corporation is voluntarily withdrawing its Hartz ® Chicken Chews™ and Hartz ® Oinkies® Pig Skin Twists wrapped with Chicken for dogs in the United States because they contain trace amounts of unapproved antibiotic residue.

January 14, 2013

Cadet Chicken Jerky Treats Recalled: Antibiotic Residue

Cadet Chicken Jerky Treat products sold in the United States have been recalled and will not be sold until further notice. These treats tested positive for antibiotic residue.