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Other sites fail to provide records on frequency and reasons for product recalls, both of which indicate a company's pattern and safety record.  Learn which pet food companies to avoid: see 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013 below, latest month first.

 

To quickly search this long page, depress your Ctrl (or Cmd) key and the letter F, then type in the dog food company, brand, recall date or UPC code and click "find next".  Watch for multiple pet food recalls by the same company.

 

2011 CAT & DOG FOOD RECALLS, by NEL LIQUORMAN Researched, compiled, and updated by Nel Liquorman, Health Editor 

Instant info pops open to that particular ingredient.  See Dog Food Ingredients for the net's most complete and in-depth information on what's in the dog food bag!

 

 

OCTOBER 2013 PET FOOD RECALLS

RECALL REASON/INGREDIENT:  ii SALMONELLA caution: transmittable to humans

 

Pet Food Products In the recall: Bailey’s Choice Dog Treats

PET FOOD COMPANY: Bailey’s Choice LLC

100% Chicken Treat

5 oz. Lot # Jun 2 2013, # Jun 3 2013, # Jun 15 2013, # Jul 8 2013, and # Jul 11 2013 - Sold in GA only

100% Chicken Breast Treat

5 oz. Lot # Jun 4 2013 - Sold in GA only

100% Teriyaki Chicken Treat

Various sizes Lot # 132881 - Sold in GA and NC

 

AUGUST 2013 PET FOOD RECALLS

RECALL REASON/INGREDIENT:  ii SALMONELLA caution: transmittable to humans

 

Pet Food Products In the recall: Eukanuba / IAMS Dry Dog/Cat Food

PET FOOD COMPANY: Procter & Gamble

 

Note: Procter & Gamble owns Natura Pet Products which had 4 recalls in 2013, including one in June which included ALL EXPIRATION DATES PRIOR TO JUNE 10, 2014. Recalls for Natura were global.

 

Eukanuba Dog Food Base Large Breed Mature Adult

15 lb UPC 19014270156 & 30 lb UPC 19014270309 Lot 31874177 Best by 11/06/14

Eukanuba Dog Food Base Maintenance Mature Adult

30 lb Lot 31954177 UPC 19014149308 Best by 11/14/14

Eukanuba Dog Food Base Maintenance Puppy

5 lb Lot 31884177 UPC 19014039852 Best By 11/07/14

16.5 lb Lot 31884177 UPC 19014042234 Best by 11/07/14

33 lb Lot 31884177 UPC 19014609468 Best by 11/07/14

Eukanuba Dog Food Base Small Breed Adult

4 lb Lot 31904177 UPC 19014039722 Best by 11/09/14

16 lb Lot 31904177 UPC 19014010516 Best by 11/09/14

Eukanuba Dog Food Base Small Breed Puppy

4 lb Lot 31874177 UPC 9014039678 Best by 11/06/14

16 lb Lot 31944177 UPC 19014010509 Best by 11/13/14

40 lb Lot 31874177 UPC 19014011070 Best by 11/13/14

Lot 31944177 UPC 19014011070 Best by 11/13/13

Eukanuba Dog Food Breed Specific Boxer Adult

36 lb Lot 31944177 UPC 19014019588 Best by 11/13/14

Lot 31954177 UPC 19014019588 Best by 11/14/14

Eukanuba Dog Food Breed Specific Chihuahua Adult

4 lb Lot 31884177 UPC 19014607037 Best by 11/07/14

Eukanuba Dog Food Breed Specific Labrador Retriever Adult

36 lb Lot 31954177 UPC 19014019564 Best by 11/14/14

Eukanuba Dog Food Premium Performance 30/20 Adult

33 lb Lot 31884177 UPC 19014609475 Best by 11/07/14

Eukanuba Dog Food Professional Feeding Bag Small Breed Puppy

44 lb Lot 31874177 UPC 19014113194 Best by 11/06/14

IAMS Dog Food Healthy Naturals Chicken Adult

2.9 lb Lot 31944177 UPC 19014700165 Best by 11/13/14

5 lb Lot 31904177 UPC 19014612635 Best by 11/09/14

Lot 31914177 UPC 19014612635 Best by 11/10/14

13.3 lb Lot 31884177 UPC 19014612017 Best by 11/07/14

Lot 31904177 UPC 19014612017 Best by 11/09/14

Lot 31924177 UPC 19014612017 Best by 11/11/14

Lot 31934177 UPC 19014612017 Best by 11/12/14

Lot 31944177 UPC 19014612017 Best by 11/13/14

25.7 lb Lot 31884177 UPC 19014700646 Best by 11/07/14

Lot 31894177 UPC 19014700646 Best by 11/08/14

Lot 31904177 UPC 19014700646 Best by 11/09/14

Lot 31914177 UPC 19014700646 Best by 11/10/14

Lot 31934177 UPC 19014700646 Best by 11/12/14

IAMS Dog Food Healthy Naturals Weight Control Adult

13.3 lb Lot 31894177 UPC 19014612024 Best by 11/08/14

IAMS Dog Food Premium Protection Chicken Adult

12.1 lb Lot 31894177 UPC 19014611362 Best By 11/08/14

IAMS Dog Food Proactive Health Large Breed Mature Adult

30 lb Lot 31884177 UPC 19014611331 Best by 11/07/14

IAMS Dog Food Proactive Health Large Breed Senior Plus

13.3 lb Lot 31934177 UPC 19014612000 Best by 11/12/14

26.2 lb Lot 31934177 UPC 19014700615 Best by 11/12/14

IAMS Dog Food Proactive Health Large Chunks Adult

15 lb Lot 31944177 UPC 19014610815 Best by 11/13/14

IAMS Dog Food Proactive Health Small Breed Chunks Adult

3.1 lb Lot 31874177 UPC 19014700110 Best by 11/06/14

Lot 31894177 UPC 19014700110 Best by 11/08/14

5 lb Lot 31874177 UPC 19014612055 Best by 11/06/14

Lot 31894177 UPC 19014612055 Best by 11/08/14

Lot 31924177 UPC 19014612055 Best by 11/11/14

13.3 lb Lot 31874177 UPC 19014610990 Best by 11/06/14

Lot 31894177 UPC 19014610990 Best by 11/08/14

Lot 31924177 UPC 19014610990 Best by 11/11/14

IAMS Dog Food Proactive Health Small  Breed Puppy

5 lb Lot 31904177 UPC 19014700943 Best by 11/09/14

IAMS Cat Food Healthy Naturals Chicken Adult

5 lb Lot 31874177 UPC 19014612697 Best by 1106/14

Lot 31944177 UPC 19014612697 Best by 11/13/14

16 lb Lot 31874177 UPC 19014611881 Best by 11/06/14

Lot 31944177 UPC 19014611881 Best by 11/13/14

IAMS Cat Food Healthy Naturals Weight Control Adult

5 lb Lot 31894177 UPC 19014612703 Best by 11/08/14

IAMS Cat Food Proactive Health Chicken Adult

3.2 lb Lot 31904177 UPC 19014612659 Best by 11/09/14

Lot 31924177 UPC 19014612659 Best by 11/11/14

Lot 31934177 UPC 19014612659 Best by 11/12/14

Lot 31944177 UPC 19014612659 Best by 11/13/14

5.7 lb Lot 31864177 UPC 19014612499 Best by 11/05/14

Lot 31914177 UPC 19014612499 Best by 11/10/14

Lot 31924177 UPC 19014612499 Best by 11/11/14

Lot 31944177 UPC 19014612499 Best by 11/13/14

6.3 lb Lot 31944177 UPC 19014611621 Best by 11/13/14

10.8 lb Lot 31864177 UPC 19014612086 Best by 11/05/14

Lot 31904177 UPC 19014612086 Best by 11/09/14

Lot 31914177 UPC 19014612086 Best by 11/10/14

Lot 31924177 UPC 19014612086 Best by 11/11/14

Lot 31944177 UPC 19014612086 Best by 11/13/14

17.4 lb Lot 31864177 UPC 19014611836 Best by 11/05/14

Lot 31864177 UPC 19014611836 Best by 11/05/14

Lot 31914177 UPC 19014611836 Best by 11/10/14

Lot 31924177 UPC 19014611836 Best by 11/11/14

Lot 31944177 UPC 19014611836 Best by 11/13/14

IAMS Cat Food Proactive Health Chicken Kitten

3.2 lb Lot 31904177 UPC 19014612628 Best by 11/09/14

Lot 31954177 UPC 19014612628 Best by 11/14/14

5.7 lb Lot 31904177 UPC 19014612505 Best by 11/09/14

Lot 31904177 UPC 19014612505 Best by 11/09/14

17.4 lb Lot 31904177 UPC 19014611867 Best by 11/09/14

IAMS Cat Food Proactive Health Digestive Care Adult

3 lb Lot 31904177 UPC 19014700202 Best by 11/09/14

Lot 31954177 UPC 19014700202 Best by 11/1414

5 lb Lot 31904177 UPC 19014612451 Best by 11/09/14

Lot 31954177 UPC 19014612451 Best by 11/14/14

16 lb Lot 31904177 UPC 19014611904 Best by 11/09/14

Lot 31954177 UPC 19014611904 Best by 11/14/14

IAMS Cat Food Proactive Health Hairball Chicken Adult

3.1 lb Lot 31884177 UPC 19014700219 Best by 11/07/14

Lot 31914177 UPC 19014700219 Best by 11/10/14

Lot 31954177 UPC 19014700219 Best by 11/14/14

5 lb Lot 31874177 UPC 19014612420 Best by 11/06/14

Lot 31884177 UPC 19014612420 Best by 11/07/14

Lot 31914177 UPC 19014612420 Best By 11/10/14

Lot 31934177 UPC 19014612420 Best by 11/12/14

Lot 31954177 UPC 19014612420 Best by 11/14/14

9.8 lb Lot 31894177 UPC 19014612161 Best by 11/08/14

Lot 31894177 UPC 19014612161 Best by 11/08/14

16 lb Lot 31874177 UPC 19014611911 Best by 11/06/14

Lot 31954177 UPC 19014611911 Best by 11/14/14

IAMS Cat Food Proactive Health Hairball Mature Adult

5 lb Lot 31954177 UPC 19014612604 Best by 11/14/14

IAMS Cat Food Proactive Health Weight control & Hairball Adult

2.9 lb Lot 31914177 UPC 19014700240 Best by 11/10/14

Lot 31924177 UPC 19014700240 Best by 11/11/14

Lot 31934177 UPC 19014700240 Best by 11/12/14

Lot 31944177 UPC 19014700240 Best by 11/13/14

Lot 31954177 UPC 19014700257 Best by 11/14/14

5 lb Lot 31884177 UPC 19014612789 Best by 11/07/14

Lot 31914177 UPC 19014612789 Best by 11/10/14

Lot 31924177 UPC 19014612789 Best by 11/11/14

Lot 31934177 UPC 19014612789 Best by 11/12/14

Lot 31954177 UPC 19014612789 Best by 11/14/14

5.5 lb Lot 31924177 UPC 19014611652 Best by 11/11/14

9.8 lb Lot 31884177 UPC 19014612130 Best by 11/07/14

Lot 31914177 UPC 19014612130 Best by 11/10/14

Lot 31924177 UPC 19014612130 Best by 11/11/14

Lot 31934177 UPC 19014612130 Best by 11/12/14

Lot 31944177 UPC 19014612130 Best by 11/13/14

16 lb Lot 31884177 UPC 19014612147 Best by 11/07/14

Lot 31914177 UPC 19014612147 Best by 11/10/14

Lot 31924177 UPC 19014612147 Best by 11/11/14

Lot 31934177 UPC 19014612147 Best by 11/12/14

Lot 31944177 UPC 19014612147 Best by 11/13/14

IAMS Cat Food Proactive Health Weight Control Adult

5 lb Lot 31874177 UPC 19014612680 Best by 11/06/14

Lot 31934177 UPC 19014612680 Best by 11/12/14

9.8 lb Lot 31874177 UPC 19014612123 Best by 11/06/14

16 lb Lot 31874177 UPC 19014612178 Best by 11/06/14

Lot 31934177 UPC 19014612178 Best by 11/12/14

IAMS Cat Food Professional Feeding Bag Chicken Adult

33 lb Lot 31914177 UPC 19014105458 Best by 11/10/14

Lot 31944177 UPC 19014105458 Best by 11/13/14

Distributed nationally

 

Pet Food Products In the recall: Purina One Beyond

PET FOOD COMPANY: Nestle Purina

White Meat Chicken & Whole Barley Recipe Adult Dry Dog Food

3.5 lb Lot 31071083 UPC 17800 12679 Best by 10/14

 

JUNE 2013 PET FOOD RECALLS

RECALL REASON/INGREDIENT:  ii SALMONELLA caution: transmittable to humans

 

California Natural, EVO, Healthwise, Innova, Karma, Mother Nature Cat & Dog Food

(4th in a series of recalls this year for same reason) by

Natura Pet Products (now owned by Procter & Gamble)

All Sizes Dry Dog / Cat Food and Treats

All UPC Codes, All Lot Codes

All Expiration Dates Prior To AND Including March 24, 2014

 

Original recall due to finding of Salmonella by Michigan Department of Agriculture. First expanded recall due to findings by GA Dept of Agriculture. Distributed in the USA, Canada, Hong Kong, Korea, Japan, Malaysia and Costa Rica through Veterinary Clinics, pet specialty retailers (including pet chain stores) and the Internet.

 

APRIL 2013 PET FOOD RECALLS

RECALL REASON/INGREDIENT:  ii SALMONELLA caution: transmittable to humans

 

California Natural, EVO, Healthwise, Innova, Karma Cat & Dog Food

(SECOND EXPANSION of March 18, 2013 recall) by

Natura Pet Products (now owned by Procter & Gamble)

All Sizes Dry Dog / Cat Food and Treats

All UPC Codes, All Lot Codes

All Expiration Dates Prior To AND Including March 24, 2014

 

Original recall due to finding of Salmonella by Michigan Department of Agriculture. First expanded recall due to findings by GA Dept of Agriculture. Distributed in the USA, Canada, Hong Kong, Korea, Japan, Malaysia and Costa Rica through Veterinary Clinics, pet specialty retailers (including pet chain stores) and the Internet.

 

Pet Food Products In the recall: BRAVO CHICKEN BLEND FOR DOGS AND CATS

PET FOOD COMPANY: Bravo

Raw Frozen Chicken Balance 5 lb chubs (tubes) Best by 3/6/15 and 3/12/15

Raw Frozen Chicken Blend 2 lb chubs (tubes) Best by 3/21/15

Raw Frozen Beef Blend Burgers 5 lb Best by 3/21/15 and 3/22/15

Distributed nationally

 

MARCH 2013 PET FOOD RECALLS

The list was so extensive, it has it's own page, please click.

 

FEBRUARY 2013 PET FOOD RECALLS

Pet Food Products In the recall: Hy-Vee Dog Food

PET FOOD COMPANY: Pro-Pet, LLC

Hy-Vee Complete Dog – Complete Nutrition (Green Bag)

4.4 lbs. UPC 07545005665 Lots ending with 29812KC Best By 11/24/13 & 29912KC Best by 11/25/13

8 lbs. UPC 07545005667 Lot ending with 29812KC Best By 11/24/13

34 lbs. UPC 07545005647 Lot ending with 29812KC Best By 11/24/13

Hy-Vee Complete Dog – Bites, Bones & Squares (Yellow Bag)

4.4 lbs. UPC 07545005560 Lot ending with 29312KC Best By 11/19/13

20 lbs. UPC 07545005680 Lot ending with 29312KCBest by 11/19/13

Distributed to Hy-Vee stores in IA, IL, MO, KS, NE, SD, MN, AND WI between 10/26/12 - 01/11/13

RECALL REASON/INGREDIENT:  ii SALMONELLA caution: transmittable to humans

 

Pet Food Products In the recall: Verve, Zeal, and Thrive Pet Food

PET FOOD COMPANY: Honest Kitchen

Verve

4 lb and 10 lb Box, Lot 2332A Batches 1-3 Produced 8/20/12 Exp. 8/20/13 Item Code V4 + VR

10 lb Box, Lot 3062A Batches 8-9 Produced 11/1/12 Exp. 11/1/13 Item Code VR

Thrive

1 oz. sample, Lot 2622A Batch 3 Produced 9/18/12 Exp 9/18/13 Item Code TM

Zeal

4 lb and 10 lb Box, Lot 2272A Batches 1-5 Produced 8/14/12 Exp 8/14/13 Item Code Z4 + ZR

10 lb Box, Lot 2652A Batches 1-4 Produced 9/21/12 Exp. 9/21/13 Item Code ZR

Sold nationwide in US and Canada via retail stores, mail order, and online.

RECALL REASON/INGREDIENT:  ii SALMONELLA caution: transmittable to humans

 

Pet Food Products In the recall: Instinct Raw Organic Chicken Formula

PET FOOD COMPANY: Nature’s Variety

Instinct Raw Organic Chicken Formula MEDALLIONS

3 lb  Bag UPC CODE 7 69949 60137 - 27 lb Case  UPC CODE7 69949 70137 8

Instinct Raw Organic Chicken Formula PATTIES

6 lb Bag UPC CODE 7 69949 60127 2 - 36 lb Case UPC CODE 7 69949 70127 9

RECALL REASON/INGREDIENT:  PIECES OF PLASTIC IN FOOD

 

Boots And Barkley, California Naturals, Nature's Deli, PETCO, Kasel, Menards, Bixbi, Target, Nutri-Vet, SAM'S Club, Costco, TDBBS INC./Best Bully Sticks

PET FOOD COMPANY: Kasel Associated Industries

All items in the brands, all manufactured in Denver, CO from 4/20/12 – 9/19/12

All items have 1 or 2 year expiration dates

RECALL REASON/INGREDIENT:  ii SALMONELLA caution: transmittable to humans

ii FDA Notice re Kasel Products

 

JANUARY 2013 PET FOOD RECALLS

WITHDRAWAL Hartz Chicken Chews & Oinkies Pig Skin Twists Wrapped w/Chicken For Dogs

PET FOOD COMPANY: Hartz Mountain Corporation

ALL Chicken Chews/Oinkies Pig Skin Twists wrapped w/Chicken

Identified as a Withdrawal, this action was a response to a notification from the state of NY, that the products could not be sold in NY because testing of these MADE IN CHINA treats showed traces of a banned in the USA antibiotic.

RECALL REASON/INGREDIENT:  TRACES OF "BANNED" ANTIBIOTIC

 

Milo's Kitchen Chicken Jerky/Chicken Grillers Home-Style Dog Treats

PET FOOD COMPANY:  Milo’s kitchen

ALL Milo's Kitchen Chicken Jerky/Chicken Grillers Home-Style Dog Treats

Identified as a Recall, the products could not be sold in NY because testing of these MADE IN CHINA treats showed traces of a banned in the USA antibiotic.

RECALL REASON/INGREDIENT:  TRACES OF "BANNED" ANTIBIOTIC

 

As of February 17, 2013 the FDA Recalls & Withdrawals only indicate the products above, but the ones below were found by researching. Those indicated as having the banned antibiotic were MADE IN CHINA and notification to the brand owners came from NY Authorities.

 

Publix Chicken Tenders Dog Treats

PET FOOD COMPANY: Publix – Private Store Brand

ALL Publix Chicken Tenders Dog treats

Publix recalled this product on its own website, but included UPC 41415-18527,

comes in 3.5 oz. bag, sold in FL, AL, GA, SC, and TN

RECALL REASON/INGREDIENT:  TRACES OF "BANNED" ANTIBIOTIC

 

According to AVMA.ORG, brand owners of these "MADE IN CHINA" dog treats also received notifications from NYSDAM and took action which are not listed on the FDA website.

 

WITHDRAWAL Waggin' Train, Canyon Creek Ranch Dog

PET FOOD COMPANY: Nestle Purina PetCare Company/subsidiary Waggin’ Train, LLC

ALL - SOLD IN USA

RECALL REASON/INGREDIENT:  TRACES OF "BANNED" ANTIBIOTIC

 

WITHDRAWAL Cadet Brand Chicken Jerky Treats

PET FOOD COMPANY: IMS Trading Corporation (A re-packager)

ALL Chicken Jerky Treat Products

RECALL REASON/INGREDIENT:  TRACES OF "BANNED" ANTIBIOTIC

 

to check for pattern of recalled pet foods or safety problems, Quick-Find previous years

2013 Pet Food Recalls - current list of 2013 recalls.

2012 Pet Food Recalls - Complete listing & info of 2012 recalls.

2011 Pet Food Recalls - Complete listing & info of 2011 recalls.

2010 Pet Food Recalls - Complete listing & info of 2010 recalls.

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