Smallbatch Pets of Oregon is recalling two lots of frozen 2 pound chicken blend for dogs and cats because it may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. No pet or consumer illnesses from this product have been reported to date.
The lots of the 2 pound chicken blend were distributed to retail pet stores in California, Colorado, Oregon, and Washington through pet food retailers. Two hundred and eighty-two cases of this product were sold between 2/1/17 – 5/5/17. The products are sold frozen in 2 pound bags. The codes are Lot number D032 with UPC number 705105970974 and best by date 2/1/2018; and Lot number E058, with UPC number 705105970974 and best by date 2/27/2018.
Salmonella infections in pets can cause lethargy, diarrhea, fever, and vomiting. Some pets may not show symptoms but can be carriers. Humans can contract the illness by handling contaminated food, or by petting a dog or cat that has shed bacteria on its coat.