Pet Food Company Issues Voluntary Recall

Bravo! has recalled pet food products due to both possible Salmonella and Listeria contamination.

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Raw pet food company, Bravo!, issued a voluntary recall of several brands of its dog and cat food products due to Salmonella and Listeria contamination. The Food and Drug Administration detected these contaminants in product samples during a review.

The company stated it has not received any reports of illness due to the recalled products.

Salmonella and Listeria can cause serious infections in pets. Symptoms include vomiting, diarrhea, poor appetite and sluggishness. Pets exhibiting these symptoms should be taken to a veterinarian immediately. If cross-contamination occurs, humans can be affected by these bacteria as well, and may exhibit similar symptoms.

All of the recalled products are frozen raw food items for dogs and cats. They are:

Name: Bravo Original Formula Chicken Blend

Product Numbers: 21-102, 21-105, 21-110

Sizes: 2, 5 and 10 pound tubes

Batch ID Code (on hang tag): 236

(Salmonella and Listeria were found in this product)

Name: Bravo Original Formula Turkey Blend

Product Numbers: 31-102, 31-105, 31-110

Sizes: 2, 5 and 10 pound tubes

Batch ID Code (on hang tag): 236

(Listeria was found in this product)

Name: Bravo Basic Formula Finely Ground Chicken

Product Number: 21-212

Size: 2 pound tube

Batch ID Code (on hang tag): 226

(Salmonella and Listeria were found in this product)

Customers who have purchased these products should return any unopened tubes to the store where they bought it for a full refund. For open tubes, pet owners should dispose of the products safely where pets cannot get to it, such as a trash can with a secured lid; customers may return the batch ID tag to the store for a full refund.


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