Bravo Packing Performance Dog Food Recall

On September 12, 2018, Bravo Packing, Inc. advised that they recall all Performance Dog products, the company’s frozen pet food, because it may be potentially contaminated with Salmonella.

This recall has been completed, and FDA has terminated this recall.

What’s Being Recalled?

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The following products have been affected by this recall:

  • Product: Performance Dog
  • Size: 2 lb
  • Mfg Date Code: 071418
  • Product: Performance Dog
  • Size: 5 lb
  • Mfg Date Code: 071418

To locate the manufacture date code, customers need to look at the boxes that contain the plastic sleeves. The code is not printed on individual sleeves.

Unfortunately, if the cardboard box has been disposed of, there is no clear way to identify the unique identification numbers.

If you have purchased the above product since July 14, 2018, and are unable to determine whether you have a product affected by this recall, the FDA recommends that you are cautious and throw the product away.

What Is Salmonella?

Salmonella is a highly infectious bacteria commonly found in most reported cases of 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

In severe cases, Salmonella can cause arterial infections, arthritis, muscle pain, eye irritation, and endocarditis. 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 Caused The Recall?

The FDA conducted routine testing of the recalled product and raised the issue with Brave Packing, Inc. following a positive test for Salmonella.

What Do I Do Now?

Customers with any questions can contact the company on 856-299-1044, Monday to Friday, 6 am to 2 pm, or on Saturdays, 4 am to 9 am ET.

Alternatively, customers can visit www.bravopacking.com.

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 can report it by filling in the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

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