K-9 Kraving Dog Food is recalling their Chicken Patties Dog Food because it has the potential of being contaminated with Salmonella and Listeria.
Products currently affected:
According to the FDA The affected product was distributed to retail stores only in Maryland.
Customers with additional questions can call their Consumer Relations team
at 1-800-675-1471 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday,
Salmonella is a bacteria
that can cause severe gastrointestinal disease. It can also affect other
organ systems as well. Typical signs associated with Salmonella in pets
include but are not limited to: vomiting, diarrhea, diarrhea with
blood, lethargy, depression, weakness, loss of appetite, weight loss,
fever, and abdominal pain.
Animals that don't show
clinical signs can also be carriers of Salmonella and pass it to other
pets and humans. If your pet has any signs or has ingested the product
mentioned above, please contact your veterinarian.
can also affect humans and there is a risk if you or someone you know
has come in contact with pet food, treats or supplements contaminated
with Salmonella, this includes dry products. The elderly, children and
immunocompromised individuals are most at risk.
reduce risk of infection, people should wash their hands with hot soapy
water after touching pet foods and surfaces pet foods have come in
contact with. The clinical signs are similar as in pets. If you or
anyone you know is showing signs of illness after coming in contact with
this product, contact your health care provider.
Listeria (From FDA Website)
monocytogenes, a bacteria which can cause serious and sometimes fatal
infections 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 pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can
cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
ill with Listeria will display symptoms similar to the ones listed
above for humans. People who have concerns about whether their pet has
Listeria should contact their veterinarian.