TruDog Recall | April 2018

TruDog advised its customers on April 18, 2018, that they are withdrawing one lot of its dog food after routine testing showed the products to be positive for Salmonella.

This recall has been completed, and FDA has terminated this recall.
TruDog-Dog-Food-Recall-April-2018

What’s Being Recalled?

The following products have been affected by this recall:

  • Product: Boost Me Mighty Meaty Beef Topper Meal Enhancer
  • Lot Number: 20190531 13815

The affected products were sold and distributed nationwide in the US via online retailers Chewy.com and TruDog.com.

The recall is limited to only 400 cases and appears only to include one batch of TruDog BoostMe Meal Enhancers.

No other products manufactured by TruDog are affected by this recall.

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?

Customers are urged to return the affected product to the original place of purchase for a full refund.

If you have a product affected by this recall, DO NOT CONTINUE TO FEED IT TO YOUR DOG.

For any queries related to this recall, please contact TruDog via 800-476-8808.

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.