August 2015 Pet Food Recalls

Bravo Pet Foods has voluntarily recalled certain lots of Bravo Chicken pet foods for dogs and cats due to possible Salmonella contamination, according to a release issued by the FDA. Routine testing by the New York State Department of Agriculture revealed the presence of Salmonella, although all products tested negative by an independent laboratory prior to release for distribution to consumers. The company has not received any reports of illness in people or animals related to the affected products, the release states.

The following items with a “best by” date of Dec. 5, 2016, are being voluntarily recalled for the possible presence of Salmonella:

Bravo Blend Chicken diet for dogs and cats, 32 oz.

The following items did not test positive but are also being recalled because they were manufactured in the same facility on the same day as the product that did:

  • Bravo Balance Chicken Dinner for dogs, 48 oz. 
  • Bravo Balance Chicken Dinner for dogs, 32 oz.
  • Bravo Blend Chicken diet for dogs and cats, 5 lb.

    For more information, see bravopetfoods.com/consumerrecall.html.

    Nature’s Variety has also voluntarily recalled several lots of its Instinct Raw Chicken Formula for dogs after a sample tested positive for Salmonella during routine FDA testing, the agency states. The affected products, which all have a “best by” date of April 27, 2016, are:
  • Instinct Raw Chicken Formula Bites for Dogs, 4 lb.
  • Instinct Raw Chicken Formula Bites for Dogs, 7 lb.
  • Instinct Raw Chicken Formula Patties for Dogs, 6 
  • For more information: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm455923.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery