Real Pet Food Recall Billy + Margot Dog Food 2020

  • Manufacturer: Real Pet Food Company
  • Date: September 22, 2020
  • Cause: Salmonella
  • Product(s) Affected: Billy + Margot Wild Kangaroo Dry Dog Food
  • Annoucement: Recall issued on September 22, 2020 (click here).

What’s Being Recalled?

The below products were sold and distributed nationwide in the U.S.

The first product affected by the recall:

  • Product: Billy + Margot Wild Kangaroo and Superfoods Recipe
  • Size: 4 lb bag
  • Lot Code: V 07 Feb 2022

No other Billy + Margot products are affected by this recall. No illnesses or cases have been reported to date.

What Caused The Recall?

The recall was issued following routine tests of samples, found that the product tested positive for Salmonella.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Real Pet Food Company will continue their investigation until they identify the problem.

The company has ceased production and sale of the affected product.

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?

Consumers who have purchased the above-referenced products should discontinue use of the product.

Retailers have been requested to cease selling the product.

If you have purchased Billy + argot Wild Kangaroo and Superfoods Recipe with lot code V 07 Feb 2022, please dispose of the product immediately, wash your hands, and deep clean any surfaces that have been in contact with the dog food.

Any queries can be directed to Real Pet Food at 1-800-467-5494, Monday-Friday, 8 AM to 10 PM EST. Consumers can obtain a full refund for the affected product via Real Pet Food.

This recall is being done with the cooperation of the company to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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.

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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.