Poodle, Dog Food Recall Alert – Nature’s Variety INSTINCT® Raw Organic Chicken Formula

Nature’s Variety announced that they have done a voluntary recall of one batch of Instinct® Raw Organic Chicken Formula with a “Best if Used By” date of 10/04/13. This recall is being done due to pieces of clear plastic that were found in some bags.  This posed a potential choking risk to pets. According to sources, the source of plastic has been identified and the issue has been resolved.

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The following statement comes from Nature’s Variety’s own website.

Nature’s Variety has announced a voluntary recall of one batch of Instinct® Raw Organic Chicken Formula with a “Best if Used By” date of 10/04/13. This action is being taken because pieces of clear plastic may be found in some bags and could cause a potential choking risk to pets. The source of plastic has been identified and the issue has been resolved.

The affected product is strictly limited to a single batch of Organic Chicken Formula with the “Best if Used By” date of 10/04/13. This includes:

• UPC# 7 69949 60137 1 – Instinct Raw Organic Chicken Formula medallions, 3 lbs. bag
• UPC# 7 69949 70137 8 – Instinct Raw Organic Chicken Formula medallions, 27 lbs. case
• UPC# 7 69949 60127 2 – Instinct Raw Organic Chicken Formula patties, 6 lbs. bag
• UPC# 7 69949 70127 9 – Instinct Raw Organic Chicken Formula patties, 36 lbs. case

The “Best if Used By” date is located on the back of the package below the “Contact Us” section. The affected product was distributed through retail stores and internet sales in the United States and Canada. No other products were impacted.

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If you have purchased any of the Nature’s Variety Original Chicken Formula medallions with a “Best if used by” date of 10/4/13, you can return the unused portion for a refund or exchange by either returning the product in its original packaging or bringing a proof of purchase back to their retailer.

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Pet food recall alert for all Poodle owners

Here’s another Pet food recall alert for all Poodle owners and owners of other dogs.  Nature’s Variety has done a voluntary recall of it’s Prairie Beef Meal & Barley Medley Kibble for dogs due to an “off odor” from the food.  They say it has not been contaminated in any way, but it is not keeping fresh within the limits of expected shelf life.

nature's variety pet foodThe CEO of Nature’s Variety issued the following statement regarding the recall:

“At Nature’s Variety, we make every effort to ensure that all of our products meet the highest quality standards. We’ve found that some bags of Prairie Beef Meal & Barley Medley Kibble for Dogs have an off-odor smell. To be sure that our consumers only receive the freshest and highest quality product possible, we have decided to voluntarily recall all Prairie Beef Meal & Barley Medley Kibble for Dogs from the marketplace.”

Read from the original source here

If you want to know which brands have been recalled, they are listed below:

  • UPC# 7 69949 60420 4 – Prairie Beef Meal & Barley Medley Kibble for Dogs 5 lb
  • UPC# 7 69949 60425 9 – Prairie Beef Meal & Barley Medley Kibble for Dogs 15 lb
  • UPC# 7 69949 60430 3 – Prairie Beef Meal & Barley Medley Kibble for Dogs 30 lb
  • UPC# 7 69949 60432 7 – Prairie Beef Meal & Barley Medley Kibble for Dogs 3 oz sample

That is the latest news we have on the Pet food recall alert for all Poodle owners.  We will do our best to keep you up to date on any new recalls and let you know of any other brands of dog food that are affected.

 

 

 

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