Bravo Pet Foods of Manchester, Connecticut, has recalled one lot of Bravo Chicken Blend diet for dogs and cats (2-pound chub) because of concerns that the product was exposed to salmonella.
In an exercise of caution, the company is also recalling three other products that were manufactured on the same day as the Chicken Blend diet, but did not test positive for salmonella. Those additional products are:
- Bravo Blend Chicken diet for dogs and cats (5-pound chub)
- Bravo Blend Turkey diet for dogs and cats (5-pound bag of patties)
- Bravo Balance Turkey diet for dogs (3-pound bag of patties).
Here are the details:
No additional products are affected by this recall at this time. Bravo has not received any reports of illness due to this recall.
The Bravo Chicken Blend product was recalled after the Colorado State Department of Agriculture detected the presence of salmonella during routine testing. More than 200 of cases of the affected product were sold directly to consumers as well as to retail stores, online retailers and distributors throughout the United States.
Pets that have been exposed to salmonella may experience lethargy, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, vomiting, fever, decreased appetite and abdominal pain. If your pet consumed the product and is showing signs of any of these symptoms, consult your veterinarian.
People may also experience symptoms due to salmonella exposure. These symptoms include abdominal cramping, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever, nausea and vomiting. Even though it’s rare, individuals with salmonella infections may also experience urinary tract symptoms, arthritis, eye irritation, endocarditis and muscle pain. If you have come in contact with the recalled product and are experiencing any of these symptoms, contact your doctor.
If you have any of the recalled products, fill out a recall claim form provided by Bravo, then securely dispose of the product. Recall claim forms can be obtained here. For additional information, contact Bravo Pet Foods at (866) 922-9222, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern Time.