Dog food products affected by the recall are 26-pound bags of AvoDerm Natural Lamb Meal & Brown Rice Adult Dog Food Formula, marked with product code 1000065074, UPC code 0 5290702043 8, and "Best Before" dates of August 28, 29 and 30, 2013. The AvoDerm Natural Lamb Meal & Brown Rice Adult Dog Formula product was originally manufactured on August 29, and was distributed on August 30 and 31, to California, Georgia, Illinois, Nevada, Virginia, and Washington, USA.
No human or pet illnesses have been reported to-date. The recall is being issued based on a single manufacturing batch in which a sample with the “Best Before” dates listed above had a positive test result for Salmonella. Salmonella testing was conducted by Silliker Inc.
Healthy people exposed to Salmonella should monitor themselves for some or all of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever. Pets with Salmonella infections may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever, vomiting, decreased appetite and/or abdominal pain.
Consumers who have purchased the recalled product should contact Breeder’s Choice customer service representatives at +1.866.500.6286.