2014 Pet Food Recalls

Here are all of the U.S. pet food recalls (dogs and cats) from 2014, based on research from Petful.

Dec. 31, 2014

Maker: Jump Your Bones, Inc.
Cause: Potential for salmonella
Announcement: FDA report dated Dec. 31, 2014
What was recalled: Boutique bags of Roo Bites cubes, 80 grams (2.82 oz.) and .32 oz. samples, UPC Code #63633010041

Dec. 24, 2014

barkworthies-recalled-smMaker: Barkworthies
Cause: Potential for salmonella
Announcement: FDA report dated Dec. 24, 2014
What was recalled: 16 oz. pouches of Barkworthies All Natural Chicken Vittles dog chews, Best by May 2016, Lot Code #1254T1

Nov. 24, 2014

EVO-cat-food-recall-2014Maker: Natura Pet Products
Cause: Inaccurate levels of vitamins/minerals
Announcement: FDA report dated Nov. 24, 2014
What was recalled: Four lots of EVO Grain Free Turkey & Chicken Formula dry cat food:

  • Lot Code 4300A700D2, 15.4 lb., Best by Feb. 19, 2016
  • Lot Codes 4301A700A4 and 4301A700B4 and 4301A700C4, 2.2 lb., Best by Feb. 20, 2016

Also recalled: One lot of EVO Grain Free Ferret Food (dry):

  • Lot Code 4300A700D3, 6.6 lb., Best by Feb. 19, 2016

Sept. 26, 2014

bravo-recall-2014Maker: Bravo
Cause: Potential for salmonella
Announcement: FDA report dated Sept. 26, 2014
What was recalled: Select lots of Bravo Turkey and Chicken pet foods:

  • Bravo Turkey Blend, Product #31-102, 2 lb. tubes, Best by Nov. 5, 2015
  • Bravo Blends All Natural Chicken Blend, #21-102, 2 lb. tubes, Best by Aug. 11, 2016
  • Bravo Balance Premium Turkey, #31-405, 5 lb. tubes, Best by Nov. 5, 2015
  • Bravo Blends All Natural Chicken Blend #21-105, 5 lb. tubes, Best by Aug. 11, 2016

Withdrawn: All sizes (2 lb., 5 lb., 10 lb.) of Bravo Chicken Blends, Bravo Turkey Blends, Bravo Balance Chicken Balance and Bravo Balance Premium Turkey Formula frozen raw diet products with “Best by” dates between June 20, 2016 and Sept. 18, 2016

Sept. 25, 2014

kong-aussie-sticks-recall-2014Maker: JAKKS Pacific
Cause: Potential for mold
Announcement: Company confirmation (via Dog Food Advisor)
What was recalled: Items #75559 and 75560 with “Best by” dates of either Jan. 30, 2016 or Jan. 31, 2016; sold only at PetSmart

Aug. 31, 2014

Maker: Mars Petcare
Cause: Possible foreign material (small metal fragments)
Announcement: FDA reports dated Aug. 26, 2014 and Aug. 31, 2014
What was recalled: Pedigree Adult Complete Nutrition dry dog food as described below:

  • Originally, the recall involved only 15 lb. bags sold at a dozen Dollar General stores in Mississippi, Arkansas, Tennessee and Louisiana; Lot Code #432C1KKM03, Best by Aug. 5, 2015. There were said to be only 22 bags in all.
  • The recall was expanded 5 days later to also include 55 lb. bags sold in Sam’s Clubs in Michigan, Indiana and Ohio; Lot Code #432E1KKM03, Best by Aug. 7, 2015.

June 2, 2014

science-diet-recall-2014Maker: Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc.
Cause: Potential for salmonella
Announcement: FDA report dated June 2, 2014
What was recalled: Science Diet Adult Small & Toy Breed dry dog food with “Best by” date and production code of #08 2015 M094 in the following size:

  • 15.5 lbs. bags with SKU #9097 (distributed in California, Hawaii and Nevada)

May 27, 2014

Maker: Pet Center, Inc.
Cause: Potential for salmonella
Announcement: FDA report dated May 27, 2014
What was recalled: Lamb Crunchy’s dog treats in the following size:

  • 3 oz. bags with date code 122015 and UPC#727348200038

May 14, 2014

Maker: Bravo!
Cause: Potential for listeria
Announcement: FDA report dated May 14, 2014
What was recalled: Limited number of certain raw dog and cat foods, as follows:

  • 2 lb., 5 lb. and 10 lb. tubes of Raw Food Diet Bravo! Beef Blend for Dogs and Cats (Made in New Zealand), Product #52-102, #52-105 and #52-110, Best by Oct. 10, 2015 or earlier
  • 2 lb., 5 lb. and 10 lb. tubes of Raw Food Diet Bravo! Lamb Blend for Dogs and Cats (Made in New Zealand), Product #42-102, #42-105 and #42-110, Best by Oct. 10, 2015 or earlier
  • 2 lb. tubes of Raw Food Diet Bravo! Lamb Basic for Dogs and Cats (Made in New Zealand), Product #42-202, Best by Oct. 10, 2015 or earlier
  • 5 lb. tubes of Raw Food Diet Bravo! Beef and Beef Heart for Dogs and Cats (Made in New Zealand), Product #53-130, Best by Oct. 10, 2015 or earlier
  • 2 lb. chubs of Raw Food Diet Bravo! 100% Pure and Natural Premium Grass-Fed Buffalo for Dogs and Cats (Manufactured by: Bravo!, Manchester, CT), Product #72-222, Best by Jan. 7, 2016
  • 2 lb. and 5 lb. chubs of Bravo! Turkey Balance Formula (Manufactured by: Bravo!, Manchester, CT), Product #31-402 and #31-405, Best by Jan. 7, 2016 or Feb. 11, 2016
  • 5 lb. chubs of Raw Food Diet Bravo! Lamb Blend for Dogs and Cats (Manufactured by: Bravo!, Manchester, CT), Product #42-105, Best by Feb. 11, 2016

April 8, 2014

abady_maintenance_and_growth_cat_dryMaker: Robert Abady Dog Food Co., LLC
Cause: Potential for salmonella
Announcement: FDA report dated April 8, 2014
What was recalled: Abady Highest Quality Maintenance & Growth Formula for Cats with Lot #14029/21 stamped on the right side of the box, in the following sizes:

  • 2 lb., 5 lb. and 15 lb. boxes

Feb. 5, 2014

HappyHound_bagMaker: Pro-Pet LLC
Cause: Potential for salmonella
Announcement: FDA report dated Feb. 5, 2014
What was recalled: Limited number of dry dog and cat foods:

  • 40 lb. bags of Hubbard Life Happy Dog Food with “Best by” date of May 6, 2014 and Lot #096 13 SM L2 2A or Lot #096 13 SM L2 1A
  • 18 lb. bags of Hubbard Life Cat Stars Cat Food with “Best by” date of May 6, 2014 and Lot #096 13 SM L2 1A
  • 40 lb. bags of Hubbard Life Maintenance Dog Food with “Best by” date of May 6, 2014 and Lot #096 13 SM L2 2A
  • 15 lb. and 40 lb. bags of Joy Combo Cat Food with “Best by” date of May 6, 2014 and Lot #096 13 SM L2 1A or Lot #096 13 SM L2 2A
  • 20 lb. and 40 lb. bags of QC Plus Adult Dog Food with “Best by” date of May 7, 2014 and Lot #097 13 SM L2 2A or Lot #097 13 SM L2 1A

Jan. 25, 2014

rf_cat_lgMaker: PMI Nutrition, LLC
Cause: Potential for salmonella
Announcement: FDA report dated Jan. 25, 2014
What was recalled: Certain bags of Red Flannel Cat Formula cat food, as follows:

  • 20 lb. bags with “Best by” date of May 6, 2014 and Lot #096 13 SM L2 1A

There were no more recalls in 2014. Start browsing the previous year’s recalls here:

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