Berkley Jensen Pet Food

Important recall information appears below.

This brand was formerly sold under the name Berkley & Jensen before being renamed to Earth’s Pride Pet. This brand name was in use for a few years, but BJ’s Wholesale Club has renamed the brand yet again to Berkley Jensen (without the ampersand).

BJ’s was started in 1984 as the first wholesale club in the country and has since expanded into many more states.

Berkley Jensen Quick Facts

Brand line included: Nutrient Blend Lamb and Rice Dry Dog Food, Nutrient Blend Grain-Free Large Breed Turkey and Pea, All Natural Grain Free Duck and Vegetables, Holistic Nutrient Blend Healthy Weight Dog Food, All Natural Chicken and Brown Rice Holistic Recipe, All Natural Larger Breed Chicken and Brown Rice, Grain-Free Pork and Berry Links Treats, All Natural Canned Chicken Dinner Holistic Recipe
Cost: $$
Company: BJ’s Wholesale Club Inc.
Headquarters: 25 Research Dr., Westborough, MA 01582
Contact info: 1-800-257-2582

Has Berkley Jensen Ever Been Recalled?

Yes — twice, according to our research. In September 2019, certain packs of Berkley Jensen brand pig ear dog treats were recalled because they were potentially contaminated with salmonella bacteria.

Back in March 2007, Berkley & Jensen recalled limited numbers of pig ears treats for the same reason: possible salmonella.

Full details of both recalls appear below.

List of Berkley Jensen Recalls

September 2019

Cause: Potential for salmonella. Announcement: FDA announcement dated Sept. 3, 2019 (archived here). What was recalled: Berkley Jensen Pig Ears Dog Chews sold at BJ’s Wholesale Club stores in 30-count packs.

These specific packs of Berkley Jensen pig ears were distributed by Dog Goods USA LLC to BJ’s Wholesale Club stores between September 2018 and August 2019.

“Dog Goods will continue to investigate the matter, collaborate fully with the FDA and the CDC, and provide further information to its customers and the public as appropriate,” the company stated.

March 2007

Cause: Potential for salmonella. Announcement: FDA report dated March 9, 2007. What was recalled: Berkley & Jensen Full-Cut Pig Ears dog treats, 25 count (“Best If Used By 2009”).

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