Albright’s Raw Dog Food Recall

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  • Manufacturer: Albright’s Raw Dog Food
  • Date: November 13, 2020
  • Cause: Salmonella
  • Product(s) Affected: 67 cases of the brands Chicken Recipe Dog Food
  • Annoucement: FDA warning issued on November 13, 2020 (click here)

Which Products Are Affected?

The following products have been affected by this warning:

  • Product: Albright’s Raw Dog Food Chicken Recipe for Dogs
  • Size: 2-pound chubs
  • Lot Code: C000185
  • Best By Date: 19 May 2021

The product is sold frozen and was primarily distributed by the company from 7/8/20 to 8/27/20.

One reported animal illness has been recorded to date. No human illnesses have been recorded.

The product was sold and distributed in the following states:

  • California
  • Florida
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • Nevada
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • Tennessee

The products affected were sold via multiple retailers, mail orders, and direct delivery outlets.

Why Is There Concern?

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration conducted routine tests on the product to discover a positive test result for Salmonella.

The Salmonella bacteria was only on this batch. The company has ceased sales of the affected products and the distribution of the specific batch. The FDA and company continue to investigate.

What Is Salmonella?

Salmonella is a highly infectious bacteria commonly found in most reported food-related illnesses in the United States and globally. Both humans and animals can carry salmonella in their intestines in addition to feces. Salmonella often spreads in contaminated foods.

Common symptoms of Salmonella poisoning in humans include:

  • Abdominal cramping
  • Diarrhea
  • Fever
  • Upset Stomach
  • Vomiting

Salmonella can cause arterial infections, arthritis, muscle pain, eye irritation, and endocarditis in severe cases. Anyone displaying such symptoms should contact their healthcare providers immediately.

Common symptoms of Salmonella poisoning in dogs include:

  • Bloody diarrhea
  • Fever
  • Abdominal pain
  • Vomiting
  • Decreased appetite

If your pet has consumed the above-recalled product and has any of these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian immediately.

What Do I Do Now?

Because the product is frozen, the FDA and company believe retailers and pet owners may still have the affected products.

Any customers who purchased the above-referenced product are urged to return it to the original place of purchase for a full refund.

Any question can be directed to the company at 260-422-9440, Monday to Friday, 8 AM to 4 PM ET.

U.S citizens that wish to report a complaint about FDA-regulated pet food must do so via their consumer complaint coordinator in their local area.

Alternatively, go to http://www.fda.gov/petfoodcomplaints.

Any Canadian citizens wishing to report any health and safety concerns relating to this product by filling in the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

You can go back to our list of dog food recalls in the U.S.