The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is cautioning pet owners not to feed their pets one lot of Aunt Jeni’s Home Made frozen raw pet food after a sample collected from a store in the District of Columbia tested positive for Salmonella. The Salmonella was found to be resistant to multiple antibiotic drugs.
The product is Aunt Jeni’s Home Made All-Natural Raw Turkey Dinner Dog Food, 5 lb. (2.3 kg), lot 175331 NOV2020.
FDA is issuing this alert because this lot of Aunt Jeni’s Home Made frozen raw pet food represents a serious threat to human and animal health. Because the product is sold and stored frozen, FDA is concerned that people may still have it in their possession.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is cautioning pet owners not to feed their pets the Aunt Jeni’s Home Made raw frozen pet food listed below because a sample tested positive for Salmonella Infantis. The Salmonella was found to be resistant to multiple antibiotic drugs.
In January 2020, the FDA collected one retail sample of Aunt Jeni’s Home Made Turkey Dinner Dog Food, 5 lb. (2.3 kg), lot 175331, NOV2020, which tested positive for Salmonella Infantis.
Aunt Jeni’s Home Made raw pet food products are sold frozen online and through retail locations. Lot codes to help identify product are printed on the lower right corner of the front of the bag.
In August 2019, FDA issued a public health advisory after one lot each of two varieties of Aunt Jeni’s frozen raw pet food tested positive for Salmonella and/or Listeria monocytogenes.
Tim Wall covers the dog, cat and other pet food industries as senior reporter for WATT Global Media. His work has appeared in Live Science, Discovery News, Scientific American, Honduras Weekly, Global Journalist and other outlets. He holds a journalism master's degree from the University of Missouri - Columbia and a bachelor's degree in biology.
Wall served in the Peace Corps in Honduras from 2005 to 2007, where he coordinated with the town government of Moroceli to organize a municipal trash collection system, taught environmental science, translated for medical brigades and facilitated sustainable agriculture, along with other projects.
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