Albright’s Dog Food Recall Alert: Chicken Recipe for Dogs Contaminated

Albright's dog food recall alert: chicken recipe for dogs contaminated

Which Albright’s Raw Dog Food Products Are Under Recall?

Albright’s Raw Dog Food has issued a voluntary recall of 67 cases of their Chicken Recipe for Dogs, as of November 16, 2020. The affected products are potentially contaminated with Salmonella. One animal was reported with an illness due to the contamination, and no humans have been affected to date. In 2020, several other dog food recall alerts took place with possible Salmonella contamination including Billy+Margot, Sunshine Mills, Aunt Jeni’s Home Made, Nature’s Menu, and Paws Up! 

A single type of food is currently under recall from Albright’s Raw Dog Food. The Chicken Recipe for Dogs packaged in 2-lb rolls is the product in question.

Each of the affected rolls will have the following printed on the packaging:

  • Lot number C000185
    Best By 19 May 2021

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Why Was The Food Recalled?

Albright’s Raw Dog Food proceeded with the recall due to potential salmonella contamination. After the FDA tested the product, Salmonella bacteria were found in the cases mentioned.

Salmonella poisoning can be spread to other animals and humans and can cause acute illness in both.

Where Was The Affected Food Sold?

Albright’s Raw Dog Food products were sold frozen and sent to distributors from July 8, 2020, to August 27, 2020. The products were distributed in CA, FL, IL, IN, NH, NJ, NV, NY, PA, and TN. Both retail and online stores offered the products.

What Do I Do With The Food? Should I Be Worried About Myself or My Dog?

If your pet has been eating the recalled Albright’s Raw Dog Food products, discontinue use immediately. Due to potential adverse reactions in dogs of any size, if you have been feeding your pet the potentially contaminated product, contact your veterinarian to ensure they know the situation. Then return the food to the original purchase location for a full refund. Proceed with sanitizing any food scoops, bowls, feeding toys, or storage containers that may have contained the food at one time.

What Do I Need To Know About Salmonella Poisoning?

Salmonella poisoning in dogs may come with various symptoms such as lethargy with fever, diarrhea occasionally accompanied by blood, and vomiting. Other less noticeable side effects can include appetite loss, abdominal pain, and fever.

If your animal has become infected but appears to be otherwise healthy, they can still be carriers of Salmonella. That means they can potentially infect other animals and humans they are around. So, you should always wash your hands after handling edible pet products such as food and treats to be safe.

If you know your pet has consumed the recalled product or is currently experiencing any of these symptoms, contact your veterinarian immediately.

How To Contact The Company Directly

If consumers wish to contact the company directly with any questions or concerns, they can be called at 1-260-422-9440, Monday through Friday, 8 am to 4 pm EST.

If you are a U.S. citizen, you may report complaints about FDA-regulated pet food products by calling the consumer complaint coordinator in your local area. You may also go to the FDA’s “Report a Pet Food Complaint” page. For a list of dog food recall alerts, click here.