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  • J.J. Fuds recalls petfood on Listeria concerns

    Release Date: Monday, January 26 , 2015

    Indiana-based J.J. Fuds is recalling a select lot and product of J.J. Fuds Chicken Tender Chunks Pet Food because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

    The recalled product was distributed regionally in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana and Illinois to wholesale and retail customers. The product can be identified by the batch ID code and UPC code printed on the back of the individual plastic bag or on the master case label. This product is a frozen raw poultry product and has a shelf life of one year if kept frozen.

    The recalled product is as follows:
    J. J. Fuds Premium Natural Blends, Chicken Tender Chunks
    All 5 lb. bags with:
    Product UPC Number: 654592-345935 
    Manufacture/Lot Code Date: 5/5/14

    The recall was a result of a routine sampling program by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development resulting in a positive test for Listeria monocytogenes. The company has not received any reports of dogs experiencing nausea or diarrhea that may be associated with these specific products. The company has received no reports of human illness as a result of these products.

    J.J. Fuds will immediately start working with distributors and retailers to properly dispose of any affected product left on freezer shelves. The company will also be working with distributors and retailers to recall this product from pet owners to ensure the proper disposal of any affected product that has been purchased. The company is issuing this action out of an abundance of caution and sincerely regrets any inconvenience to pet owners as a result of this announcement.

    The recalled product should not be sold or fed to pets. Pet owners who have the affected product at home should return to retailer for a refund and proper disposal.