- Company announcement date:
- FDA Publication Date:
- Product type:
- Animal husbandry and veterinary medicine
Food and drinks
Food for pets
- Reason for posting:
Description of the reason for the call
Potential contamination with salmonella
- Name of the company:
- Texas Farm Products Company dba TFP Nutrition
- Brand Name:
- Description of the product:
Description of the product
Prescription dry dog food with a mini piece of chicken
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 21, 2023
TFP Nutrition of Nacogdoches, Texas announced today that it is issuing a voluntary recall of Retriever All Life Stages Mini Chunk Chicken Recipe dry dog food due to potential Salmonella pollution. Salmonella it can affect animals that eat the products and there is a risk to people from handling contaminated products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products.
Healthy people infected with Salmonella should be observed for some or all of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever. rarely Salmonella can lead to more serious illnesses, including arterial infections, endocarditis, arthritis, muscle pain, eye irritation, and urinary tract symptoms. Users who experience these signs after contact with this product should contact their healthcare provider.
Dogs with Salmonella infections may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever, and vomiting. Some pets will only have a decreased appetite, fever and abdominal pain. Infected but otherwise healthy pets can be carriers and infect other animals or people. If your pet has consumed the recalled product and has these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian.
The product was manufactured on October 4, 2023 and October 5, 2023 at the Nacogdoches, Texas facility. The affected product is distributed in Arkansas, Arizona, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Nevada, Oklahoma, Texas and Utah and contains “3277 TFP” or “3278 TFP” on the second line of the date code.
|Retriever All Life Stages Mini Chunk Chicken Recipe Dry Dog Food||50 lbs||BEST UNTIL 10 2024 3277 TFP|
|BEST UNTIL 10 2024 3278 TFP|
To date, no dog or human illness has been reported related to the recalled dog food. All recalled products have been removed from store shelves and no other Tractor Supply Company products are affected by the voluntary recall.
This voluntary recall is being made due to one sample of Retriever All Life Stages Mini Chunk Chicken Recipe dry dog food testing positive for Salmonella in a random sample test conducted by the Office of the Texas State Chemist.
Consumers who are unsure whether a product they purchased is included in the recall or would like a replacement product or refund may contact TFP Nutrition toll-free at 1-800-330-3048, Monday through Sunday 8am – 5pm CST. Consumers can also go to tfpnutrition.com/recall for more information.
Company contact information
- TFP nutrition