Smallbatch Pets Inc. is voluntarily recalling one lot of frozen dog duckbatch sliders due a potential Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products.
No pet or consumer illnesses from this product have been reported to date. However, Smallbatch Pets is conducting a voluntary recall of this product.
The potentially affected lots of dog duckbatch sliders were distributed to retail pet food stores in States CA, CO, OR, WA through pet food retailers/distributors. Eighty cases of this product were sold between the dates of February 23, 2016 to March 10, 2016.
The affected products are sold frozen in 3lbs. bags. The products affected by this recall are identified with the following manufacturing codes:
LOT # Best By Date UPC
CO27 01/27/17 713757339001
The “Best By” date is located on the back of the package below the seal.
This recall was initiated after routine testing by the Food and Drug Administration of a 3lb bag of dog duckbatch sliders that was collected at a distributor, and revealed the presence of Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes.
This recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
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.
If you have any questions, please call 888-507-2712, Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM PST or email [email protected].
Amy Tokic, Editor of Our Site , is a passionate animal lover and proud pet parent of Oscar, a Shih Tzu/Chihuahua cross, and Zed, a Japanese Chin. Her love of animals began in kindergarten, when she brought her stuffed dog Snoopy into class with her every day. Now, she writes about her adventures in pet ownership and tirelessly researches products, news and health related issues she can share with other animal enthusiasts. In her free time, Amy loves perusing used book and record stores, obsessing over the latest pet products available and chasing squirrels with wild abandon (a habit attributed to spending too much time with her pooches).