Potential Salmonella Contamination
Carnivore Meat Company of Green Bay, WI announced yesterday it will voluntarily recall 73 cases of “Vital Essentials Freeze-Dried Beef Nibblets Entrée for Dogs” pet food because the products have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
The company distributed the recalled “Vital Essentials Freeze–Dried Beef Nibblets Entrée for Dogs” in the continental USA through independent retailers and via online retailers Chewys.com and Amazon.com through direct delivery:
You can identify the affected products by comparing the following lot numbers:
Product:Vital Essentials Freeze-Dried Beef Nibblets Entrée for Dogs
Size: 1lb Bag
Lot #: 13753
No products other than the specific product identified above are subject to this voluntary recall.
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 has consumed the recalled product and has these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian.
Michigan Department of Agriculture announced the recall after collection of a retail sample from a single batch which tested positive. There have been no reports of illness.
Consumers who purchased Vital Essentials Freeze-Dried Beef Nibblets Entrée for Dogs in a 1 lb bag should return effected product to the place of purchase for a refund. Consumers with questions may call the company at 920-370-6542 for additional information.