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Jennifer Boniface received a bachelor’s degree in animal science before becoming a certified public accountant for a few years. Over time, her goals shifted back to animal nutrition, and she returned to school and obtained a master’s degree in animal nutrition science. She found that most people with pets declined to make homemade meals because of a perceived lack of time.
“Aunt Jeni” created her pet food line in 1999, and the company offers raw diets, treats and supplements for both cats and dogs. The products are made in Maryland in a privately owned, USDA-inspected and regulated facility.
Aunt Jeni’s Quick Facts
Brand line includes: Aunt Jeni’s Allergy Aid Dog Supplement, Aunt Jeni’s Enhance Probiotics for Dogs 120 Count, Aunt Jeni’s Chicken Feet, Aunt Jeni’s Fish Oil for Dogs and Cats, Aunt Jeni’s Holistic First Aid for Dogs
Company: Aunt Jeni’s Home Made
Headquarters: P.O. Box 124, Temple Hills, MD 20757
Contact info: 301-702-0123, email, website
Has Aunt Jeni’s Pet Food Ever Been Recalled?
No. This brand has never been recalled.
However, in February 2020 as well as in August 2019, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cautioned consumers not to feed certain lots of Aunt Jeni’s Home Made Turkey Dinner Dog Food and Chicken Dinner Dog Food. The FDA said samples had tested positive for salmonella or listeria.
The affected products were:
- Aunt Jeni’s Home Made All-Natural Raw Turkey Dinner Dog Food, 5 lb., Lot #175331, best by November 2020
- Aunt Jeni’s Home Made Turkey Dinner Dog Food, 5 lb., Lot #175199, best by July 2020
- Aunt Jeni’s Home Made Chicken Dinner Dog Food, 5 lb., Lot #1152013, best by July 2020
Aunt Jeni’s maintains that the FDA has been “on a mission to persecute” raw pet food manufacturers.
“No, we will not rush to do a recall just because they claim one sample of our product tested positive for salmonella, when we have been given absolutely no proof, and their sampling and testing procedures have been blatantly violated,” the company said.
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