Smallbatch Pets Recalls Frozen Dog Duckbatch Sliders Due to Possible Salmonella and Listeria Risk
Smallbatch Pets Inc. is voluntarily recalling one lot of Frozen Dog Duckbatch Sliders due to potential Salmonella and Listeria Monocytogenes contamination.
According to a company release, the recall was initiated after testing by the Food and Drug Administration of a 3lb bag of dog duckbatch sliders revealed the presence of Salmonella and Listeria. The potentially affected lots of dog duckbatch sliders were distributed to retail pet food stores in CA, CO, OR, WA through pet food retailers/distributors. Eighty cases of this product were sold between 2/23/16 – 3/10/16.
Consumers who have purchased the above lots of dog duck sliders are urged to stop feeding them and return product to place of purchase for a full refund or dispose of them immediately.
The affected products are sold frozen in 3lbs. bags. The products affected by this recall are identified with the following manufacturing codes:
Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Additionally, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
If you or your pet had contact with the recalled product, you are advised to watch for symptoms that may develop. Common symptoms associated with Listeria infection include high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain, and diarrhea. If you, your pet or a family member is experiencing these symptoms, you are urged to contact a medical professional.
For more information, the release asked customers call 888-507-2712, Monday - Friday, 9:00AM - 4:00PM PST or email [email protected].