Expanded recall: Various dry pet food products and treats manufactured by Natura Pet Products, Inc.

Starting date:
July 16, 2013
Posting date:
July 16, 2013

Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall

Subcategory:
Microbiological - Salmonella

Source of recall:
Health Canada

Issue:
Product Safety, Contamination, Microbial Hazard

Audience:
General Public

Identification number: RA-34585

Expansion of May 6, 2013 recall.

Affected products
Various dry pet food products and treats manufactured by Natura Pet Products, Inc.

Product description

This recall involves the following brands of dry pet food with an expiration date prior to June 10, 2014:

California Natural
EVO
HealthWise
Innova
Karma
EVO treats and Innova Cat treats

Additionally, the recall includes Mother Nature dry pet food with an expiration date prior to June 10, 2014.

A manufacturer in the United States, Natura Pet Products, Inc. has recalled several batches of its dry pet food products due to possible contamination with Salmonella.

Pets such as dogs and cats, and their food can carry Salmonella bacteria. People can get infected with the bacteria from handling pets, pet food or feces. Symptoms of salmonellosis often include:

sudden onset of fever
headache
stomach cramps
diarrhea
vomiting

For more information on the risks of Salmonella infection, please see the Public Health Agency of Canada's fact sheet.

Neither Health Canada nor Natura Pet Products, Inc. has received any reports of illnesses related to the recalled pet food products.
Number sold

Approximately 582,536 bags of recalled dry pet food and treat products have been distributed in Canada.
Time period sold

The recalled pet food products were sold prior to June 10, 2013.
Place of origin

Fremont, NE, United States of America
Companies

Manufacturer
Natura Pet Products Inc.
2779 Rademakers Way
Fremont
68025
Nebraska
UNITED STATES

Distributor
Harmony Dog Products
Halifax
Nova Scotia
CANADA

Distributor
Le Gastronome Animal Inc.
St-Jean-sur-Richelieu
Quebec
CANADA

Distributor
Maddies Natural Pet Products
Edmonton
Alberta
CANADA

Distributor
Maddies Natural Pet Products
Delta
British Columbia
CANADA

Distributor
Pet Science Ltd.
Brampton
Ontario
CANADA


What you should do

Consumers should stop using the product and contact Natura Pet Products, Inc. for further information, product replacement or refund.

Consumers may call Natura toll-free at 1-800-224-6123 (Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. CST). Additional information on the recalled products is found at the following firm's website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Expanded recall: Dry pet food manufactured by Natura Pet Products, Inc.

2013-05-06 | Consumer products, Food
Recall

Date modified:
2013-07-16