On June 18, 2022, Freshpet, Inc. recalled a single lot of Freshpet Select dog food due to potential Salmonella bacteria.
The company issued the following statement:
“Our Freshpet Team had designated this single lot for destruction, but a small portion of the lot was inadvertently shipped to retailers in limited geographic markets in the last two weeks.”
The affected lot may have been available for purchase at:
- Walmart stores in Alabama and Georgia
- Target stores and other retailers in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, Vermont, and West Virginia.
Recalled Product Details
Freshpet Select Fresh From the Kitchen Home Cooked Chicken Recipe
Package size: 4.5 pound bag
Sell by date: 10/29/22 L3
Retail UPC code: 627975011673
Lot code: 10/29/22
The Sell by date, along with the UPC code, can be found on the bottom and back of each bag.
About the Recall
This recall impacts no other Freshpet products or lot codes.
To date, Freshpet has received no reports of illness, injury, or adverse reaction.
This recall is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Salmonella can cause severe and sometimes fatal infections in infants, young children, older adults, pregnant persons, persons with cancer undergoing chemotherapy treatments, organ transplant recipients, and others with weakened immune systems.
Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain.
Customers should contact their health care provider if they have experienced any problems related to using these products.
Salmonella Dog Symptoms
- Bloody diarrhea
- Decreased appetite
If your dog has consumed the recalled product and has these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian.
Recommended Steps for Consumers
If you have purchased this food with the listed description and sell-by date listed above, discontinue the use of the food immediately and throw it out.
Please call the company if you have any of the recalled product: Freshpet Select Fresh From The Kitchen Home Cooked Chicken Recipe (4.5 lb. bag) with Sell by Date 10/29/22.
Pet parents who have questions or would like to report adverse reactions should call Freshpet at 800-285-0563 Monday through Friday, 9 am to 9 pm (ET) and Saturday through Sunday, 9 am to 1 pm (ET).
Or visit freshpet.co
U.S. citizens can report complaints about FDA-regulated pet food products by calling the consumer complaint coordinator in your area.
Or go to the FDA’s “Report a Pet Food Complaint” page.
Canadians can report any health or safety incidents related to using this product by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.