Okaw Veterinary Clinic

140 W. Sale
Tuscola, IL 61953

(217)253-3221

www.okawvetclinic.com

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Pet Treat and Food Recalls

Pet Food and Treat Recalls

6/15/18 Dave's Pet Food has voluntarily recalled a single lot of Dave's Dog Food 95% Premium Beef because it may contain elevated levels of thyroid hormone. The food has a best by date of 08/2020.

Dogs who eat this food may have these symptoms: drinking and peeing more, weight loss, increased heart rate, restlessness, vomiting, diarrhea and panting. If your pet has eaten the recalled food and has any of these symptoms, call us.

If you have recalled food, do not feed it to your pet. If you want a refund, contact the company at 888-763-2738. For more information about the recall visit the FDA's website.

5/25/18 Merrick Pet Care has voluntarily recalled a limited number of beef dog treats because they may contain elevated levels of thyroid hormone.

The affected treats include:

  • Castor & Pollux Good Buddy Prime Patties Real Beef Recipe 4 oz with Best By Date of 5/1/17 - 9/1/19
  • Castor & Pollux Good Buddy Sausage Cuts Real Beef Recipe 5 oz with Best By Date of 5/1/17 - 9/1/19
  • Merrick Backcountry Great Plains Real Beef Jerky 4.5 oz with Best By Date of 5/1/17 - 9/1/19
  • Merrick Backcountry Great Plains Real Beef Sausage Cuts 5 oz with Best By Date of 5/1/17 - 9/1/19
  • Merrick Backcountry Great Plains Real Steak Patties 4 oz with Best By Date of 5/1/17 - 9/1/19

Dogs who eat these treats may have these symptoms: drinking and peeing more, weight loss, increased heart rate, restlessness, vomiting, diarrhea and panting. If your pet has eaten the recalled food and has any of these symptoms, call us.

If you have recalled food, do not feed it to your pet. If you want a refund, contact the company at 800-664-7387 or customerservice@merrickpetcare.com  Or you can visit their website and fill out a form for a refund. For more information about the recall visit the FDA's website.

4/23/18 TruPet has voluntarily recalled one lot of Boost Me Mighty Meaty Beef Topper Meal Enhancer because it may be contaminated with Salmonella. The meal enhancer is sold in a 3.5 oz bag.

The affected food has a lot number of 20190531 13815.

Pets who are sick with Salmonella can have the following symptoms: fever, vomiting, diarrhea, lethargy and not wanting to eat. If your pet has eaten the recalled food and has any of these symptoms, call us. People can also get sick with Salmonella when they handle the chews. Symptoms include: fever, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramps and headache.

If you have recalled food, do not feed it to your pet. Return the product where you purchased it for a refund. For more information about the recall, contact the company at 800-476-8800 or visit the FDA's website.

4/2/18 J.M Smucker Company has voluntarily recalled select lots of Milo's Kitchen dog treats because they may have elevated levels of beef thyroid hormone.

Affected Flavors and Best by Dates:

  • Milo's Kitchen Steak Grillers / Steak Grillers Recipe with Angus Steak in 18 oz Best By Date 11/15/2018 and 4/26/2019
  • Milo's Kitchen Steak Grillers / Steak Grillers Recipe with Angus Steak in 22 oz Best By Date  4/26/2019
  • Milo's Kitchen Steak Grillers / Steak Grillers Recipe with Angus Steak in 10 oz Best By Date 4/26/2019
  • Milo's Kitchen Grilled Burger Bites with Sweet Potato and Bacon  in 15 oz Best By Date 11/19/2019

Dogs who eat these treats may have these symptoms: drinking and peeing more, weight loss, increased heart rate, restlessness, vomiting, diarrhea and panting. If your pet has eaten the recalled food and has any of these symptoms, call us.

If you have recalled treats, do not feed it to your pet. If you want a refund or coupon, call 888-569-6767. For more information about the recall, visit the FDA's website.

3/9/18 Redbarn Pet Products has expanded their recall of Redbarn, Chewy Louie, Dentley's and Good Lovin' Bully Sticks that may be contaminated with Salmonella.

Affected brands and sizes:

Redbarn Product: Best By Code ending in: UPC Code:
Redbarn 5" Bully Stick BC 785184205006
Redbarn 7" Bully Stick BC 785184207000
Redbarn 7" Bully Stick 6pk BC 785184207161
Redbarn 9" Bully Stick BC 785184209004
Redbarn 30" Bully Stick BC 785184230015
Redbarn 36" Bully Stick BC 785184236017
Redbarn Steer Stick 6pk BC 785184245026
Redbarn 5" Steer Stick 10pk BC 785184245026
Redbarn 7" Steer Stick BC 785184247006
Redbarn 7" Bully Stick 3pk BC 785184251058
Redbarn 9" Bully 1lb Bag BC 785184290095
Redbarn 7" Bully BC 785184207017
Redbarn 7" Bully Stick 6pk BC 785184207062
Redbarn 36" Bully Stick BC 785184236116

Chewy Louie Product: Best By Code ending in: UPC Code:
Chewy Louie 7" Bully Stick BC 785184807019

Good Lovin' Product: Best By Code ending in: UPC Code:
Good Lovin' 10pk Steer BC 800443272732
Good Lovin' 6pk Bully Stick BC 800443272862
Good Lovin' 7" Bully Stick BC 800443272893
Good Lovin' 5" Bully Stick BC 800443272947
Good Lovin' XL Bully BC 800443273012
Prime Cuts 7" Bully Stick BC 800443104798
Time for Joy Holiday 7" Bully BC 800443287781
Prime Cuts 7" Bully 3pk BC 800443120446

Dentley's Product: Best By Code ending in: UPC Code:
Dentley’s 7” Bully Stick BC 737257479852

Pets who are sick with Salmonella can have the following symptoms: fever, vomiting, diarrhea, lethargy and not wanting to eat. If your pet has eaten the recalled food and has any of these symptoms, call us. People can also get sick with Salmonella when they handle the chews. Symptoms include: fever, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramps and headache.

If you have recalled treats, do not feed it to your pet. Bring it back to the place where you bought it for a refund. If you have you have any questions contact the company at info@redbarninc.com or 800-775-3849. For more information about the recall, visit Redbarn's website or the FDA's website.

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