Pet Food Recalls

Unfortunately, pet food recalls are a regular fact of life these days. From mold and bacteria (like Salmonella), to toxic substances and actual objects in the food (like metal pieces), the list of contaminants is nearly endless. And while some may just cause an upset stomach, others may be life threatening!


There are three good web sites for current pet food recall information (as well as our list below): The FDA Recalls and Withdrawals site and Pet Food, and (and all three allow you to sign up for recall alerts).


Find current dog food recall and cat food recall and withdrawal information posted from the FDA and are below (the list is an addition to the FDA list). We will try to keep this page updated regularly, but please let us know if you hear of anything not listed!

Recalls By

Current Pet Food Recalls and Withdrawals

June 16, 2017 - United Pet Group, a division of Spectrum Brands, Inc. is voluntarily expanding its recall of multiple brands of packages of rawhide dog chew products to include our retail partners’ private label brands. The recall involves the brands and products described below.

United Pet Group previously initiated a voluntary recall of its branded products on 6/10/17 which included the following brands: American Beefhide, Digest-eeze, and Healthy Hide (including Healthy Hide – Good -n- Fun and Healthy Hide – Good -n- Fit).

The recall was initiated after  United Pet Group identified that certain of its rawhide chew manufacturing facilities located in Mexico and Colombia, as well as one of its suppliers in Brazil, were using a quaternary ammonium compound mixture as a processing aid in the manufacturing of rawhide chews. The compound is an anti-microbial chemical that is approved for cleaning food processing equipment, but it has not been approved in the U.S. as a processing aid in the production of rawhide chews for dogs.

If you have these products, please contact the United Pet Group consumer affairs team at 1-855-215-4962 between the hours of 8:00 AM – 11:00 PM Eastern Standard Time for a refund. Or visit:


The following brands are part of the recall:

Affected Private labels

June 14, 2017 — Loving Pets of Cranbury, NJ is voluntarily recalling a limited number of dog treats because of the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria.

The recalled products and lot numbers include:

  • Loving Pets Barksters
    Item #5700 Sweet Potato and Chicken
    UPC 842982057005
    Lot # 021619
  • Loving Pets Barksters
    Item #5705 Brown Rice and Chicken
    UPC 842982057050
    Lot 021419
  • Loving Pets Puffsters Snack Chips
    Item #5100 Apple and Chicken
    UPC 842982051003
    Lot 051219, 112118, 112918, 012719, 012519, 013019
  • Loving Pets Puffsters Snack Chips
    Item #5110 Banana and Chicken
    UPC 842982051102
    Lot 112218, 112818, 112918, 013119
  • Loving Pets Puffsters Snack Chips
    Item #5120 Sweet Potato and Chicken
    UPC 842982051201
    Lot 112818, 020119
  • Loving Pets Puffsters Snack Chips
    Item #5130 Cranberry and Chicken
    UPC 842982051300
    Lot 020319, 112918, 020219
  • Whole Hearted
    Item #2570314 Chicken and Apple Puff Treats
    UPC 800443220696
    Lot 121418, 121918, 122318, 010419, 010619, 010519

No illnesses, injuries or complaints have been reported.

Consumers may return any bag of treats with any of the relevant lot numbers to the retailer where the product was originally purchased.

For additional information, please visit or call 866-599-PETS (7387). Or visit:

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