Darwin’s Natural Pet Products of Tukwila, WA announced a recall yesterday for two of its ZooLogics brand dog food due to Salmonella contamination.
The two products recalled are:
- ZooLogics Chicken and Vegetable Meals for Dogs (manufactured 11/2/17)
- ZooLogics Duck and Vegetable Meals for Dogs (manufactured 11/16/17)
Pets with Salmonella infections may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever, and vomiting. Some pets will have only decreased appetite, fever and abdominal pain.
Infected but otherwise healthy pets can be carriers and infect other animals or humans. If your pet consumed the recalled product and has these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian immediately.
Salmonella is also A risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products.
“We believe most of this product has already been consumed, for the most part without incident, as most dogs’ and cats’ digestive systems are able to process pathogens such as Salmonella without harm, ” said Dawin’s founder, Gary Tashjian.
He also noted that Darwin’s knew of a single case of a pet affected by the recalled products. It involved a dog who was already ill with other conditions.
Darwin’s did not provide any rebate information for consumers that purchased the recalled products.