Bravo Dog Food Recall December 2015

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December 10, 2015 — Bravo Pet Foods of Manchester, Connecticut, has announced it is recalling select lots of its Bravo Chicken Blend diet for dogs and cats due to the possible presence of Salmonella.

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What’s Being Recalled?

The following product is being voluntarily recalled because of the possible presence of Salmonella.

  • Bravo Blend Chicken diet for dogs and cats
    Item number: 21-102
    Size: 2 pound (32 ounce) chub
    Best Used By Date: 11-13-16
    UPC: 829546211028

201 cases of this product were sold to distributors, retail stores, internet retailers and directly to consumers in the U.S.

The following products did not test positive for Salmonella.

However, they are also being voluntarily recalled out of an abundance of caution. This is because they were produced in the same manufacturing facility on the same day as the product that tested positive.

  • Bravo Blend Chicken diet for dogs and cats
    Item number: 21-105
    Size: 5 pound (90 ounce) chub
    Best Used By Date: 11-13-16
    UPC: 829546211059
    • Bravo Blend Turkey diet for dogs and cats
      Item number: 31-508
      Size: 5 lb. bag of 8 ounce patties
      Best Used By Date: 11-13-16
      UPC 829546315085

    • Bravo Balance Turkey diet for dogs
      Item number: 31-401
      Size: 3 lb. bag of 4 ounce patties
      Best Used By Date 11-13-16
      UPC 829546314019

    These products were sold to distributors, retail stores, internet retailers and directly to consumers in the U.S.

    All products tested negative by a third party independent laboratory prior to release for distribution to consumers.

    No additional products are affected by this recall.

    The company has received no reports to date of illness in either people or animals associated with these products.

    What Caused the Recall?

    The recall was initiated after routine testing by the Colorado State Department of Agriculture revealed the presence of Salmonella contamination.

    The tested product included a single package of Bravo Chicken Blend diet for dogs and cats (2 lb. chub only) made on 11/13/14 with a best used by date of 11/13/16.

    About Salmonella

    Salmonella can cause serious illness or fatal infection in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

    Although healthy individuals may suffer only short term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal cramping and diarrhea.

    Consumers exhibiting these signs after having contact with this product should contact their healthcare providers.

    Always use proper caution when handling raw foods.

    What to Do?

    Click here for Frequently Asked Questions about this recall and about Salmonella.

    Click here for the Recall Claim Form and for instructions.

    U.S. citizens can report complaints about FDA-regulated pet food products by calling the consumer complaint coordinator in your area.

    Or go to http://www.fda.gov/petfoodcomplaints.

    Canadians can report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

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  • Christine Daley

    Here we go again with the chicken!!!