Bravo recalls some pet food for possible Salmonella contamination

Photo courtesy of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration

MANCHESTER, Conn. (WPRI) — Bravo is recalling some lots of turkey and chicken pet foods for dogs and cats that could be contaminated with Salmonella.

According to the FDA, Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and pose risk to people who handled the contaminated food if they have not thoroughly washed their hands.

Pets with Salmonella may be lethargic and have diarrhea, fever, and vomiting. Some pets may only have minor symptoms such as a decreased appetite and abdominal pain.

The recalled product was distributed nationwide on November 14, 2013 to distributors, stores, and directly to customers.

The recalled products include:

Raw Food Diet Bravo! Turkey Blend for Dogs and Cats

  • Product Number: 31-102
  • Size: 2 lb. (32 OZ) plastic tubes
  • Best used by date: 11-05-15
  • UPC: 829546311025
  • Keep Frozen

Bravo! Blends All Natural Chicken Blend diet for dogs & cats

  • Product Number: 21-102
  • Size: 2 lb. (32 OZ) plastic tubes
  • Best used by date: 08-11-16
  • UPC: 829546211028
  • Keep Frozen

Premium Turkey Formula BRAVO Balance RAW DIET

  • Product Number: 31-405
  • Size: 5 lb. (80 OZ) 2.3KG plastic tubes
  • Best used by date: 11-05-15
  • UPC: 829546314057
  • Keep Frozen

Bravo! Blends All Natural Chicken Blend diet for dogs & cats

  • Product Number: 21-105
  • Size: 5 lb. (80 OZ) 2.3KG plastic tubes
  • Best used by date: 08-11-16
  • UPC: 829546211059
  • Keep Frozen

In addition to the recall above, Bravo has chosen to voluntarily withdraw the following products with best used by dates between June 20, 2016 and September 18, 2016.

  1. All sizes (2 lb., 5 lb. and 10 lb.) of Bravo Chicken Blend(s)
  2. All sizes (2 lb., 5 lb. and 10 lb.) Bravo Turkey Blend(s)
  3. Bravo Balance Chicken Balance
  4. Bravo Balance Premium Turkey Formula

The recalled pet food should be disposed of and customers can submit the Product Recall Claim Form available on the Bravo website www.bravopetfoods.com for a full refund or store credit.

More information on the Bravo recall can also be found at www.bravopetfoods.com, or call toll free (866) 922-9222 Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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