Pig ear dog treats are linked to at least 45 cases of salmonella infection in people, according to the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Harmful pathogens in raw food "This research offers further compelling evidence to support vets' concerns about the potential animal and public health risks associated with feeding pets a raw meat-based diet," said veterinarian Dr Daniella Dos Santos.
According to James Limbach of ConsumerAffairs, the company ‘Bravo Pet Foods’ is now recalling one of their products due to a possible Salmonella contamination. Limbach reports, Bravo Pet Foods is also recalling 3 other products, however, they did not test positive for Salmonella.
According to NBC New York, pet food company “Nature’s Variety” is pulling three different sized packages of their ‘Instinct Raw Chicken Formula’ products due to possible Salmonella contamination. Instinct Raw Chicken Formula Patties for Dogs 6lb, UPC #769949611486
A recent study has raised concerns about the health risks of these raw meat-based diet products as possible sources of some bacterial and parasitic diseases. The recent study in the Veterinary Record analysed 35 commercial frozen raw meat products from eight different brands.
According to the company’s voluntary recall notice, the product listed below was pulled back in July due to possible Salmonella contamination. Possible Salmonella Contamination Prompts Pet Chew Recall >> Pet Food Recalled after Salmonella Concerns >>