Eukanuba Pet Food

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Paul Iams created a new quality of dog food and wanted a unique name to represent the brand. Named after a common term used in jazz music, Eukanuba debuted in 1969. Today the brand offers many varieties of formulas for cats and dogs of all ages, breeds and sizes and is manufactured by Proctor & Gamble.

The Leipsic, Ohio, location is Proctor & Gamble’s largest dog food plant and uses an electronic system test value that exceeds USDA requirements.

Eukanuba Quick Facts

Brand line includes: Active Performance dog food, adult and puppy dog food, adult and kitten cat food, Indoor Hairball Relief formula for cats, Eukanuba Dog Food Base Large Breed Mature Adult
Cost: $$$
Company: P&G Pet Care (Proctor & Gamble)
Headquarters: Leipsic, Ohio
Contact info: 1-888-385-2682, website, email

Has Eukanuba Ever Been Recalled?

Yes. In 2013, Eukanuba recalled limited numbers of its product line for suspected salmonella, as described below. At least 2 other recalls occurred before that.

List of Eukanuba Recalls

August 2013

Cause: Potential for salmonella. Announcement: FDA report dated Aug. 14, 2013. What Was Recalled: Eukanuba dry dog foods in the following sizes, varieties and date codes:

  • Large Breed Mature Adult, 15 lb., Lot #31874177, Best by Nov. 6, 2014
  • Large Breed Mature Adult, 30 lb., Lot #31874177, Best by Nov. 6, 2014
  • Maintenance Mature Adult, 30 lb., Lot #31954177, Best by Nov. 14, 2014
  • Maintenance Puppy, 16.5 lb., Lot #31884177, Best by Nov. 7, 2014
  • Maintenance Puppy, 33 lb., Lot #31884177, Best by Nov. 7, 2014
  • Maintenance Puppy, 5 lb., Lot #31884177, Best by Nov. 7, 2014
  • Small Breed Adult, 16 lb., Lot #31904177, Best by Nov. 9, 2014
  • Small Breed Adult, 4 lb., Lot #31904177, Best by Nov. 9, 2014
  • Small Breed Puppy, 16 lb., Lot #31944177, Best by Nov. 13, 2014
  • Small Breed Puppy, 4 lb., Lot #31874177, Best by Nov. 6, 2014
  • Small Breed Puppy, 40 lb., Lot #31874177, Best by Nov. 6, 2014
  • Small Breed Puppy, 40 lb., Lot #31944177, Best by Nov. 13, 2014
  • Breed Specific Boxer Adult, 36 lb., Lot #31944177, Best by Nov. 13, 2014
  • Breed Specific Boxer Adult, 36 lb., Lot #31954177, Best by Nov. 14, 2014
  • Breed Specific Chihuahua Adult, 4 lb., Lot #31884177, Best by Nov. 7, 2014
  • Breed Specific Labrador Retriever Adult, 36 lb., Lot #31954177, Best by Nov. 14, 2014
  • Premium Performance 30/20 Adult, 33 lb., Lot #31884177, Best by Nov. 7, 2014
  • Professional Feeding Bag Small Breed Puppy, 44 lb., Lot #31874177, Best by Nov. 6, 2014
  • Weight Control Large Breed Adult, 30 lb., Lot #31894177, Best by Nov. 8, 2014
  • Weight Control Large Breed Adult, 30 lb., Lot #31924177, Best by Nov. 11, 2014

July 2010

Cause: Potential for salmonella. Announcement: FDA report dated July 10, 2010. Recalled: Eukanuba dry dog foods in the following sizes, varieties and date codes:

  • Eukanuba Naturally Wild, all dry sizes and varieties, “Best by” dates from July 1, 2010 to Dec. 1, 2011
  • Eukanuba Pure, all dry sizes and varieties, “Best by” dates from July 1, 2010 to Dec. 1, 2011
  • Eukanuba Custom Care Sensitive Skin, all dry sizes, “Best by” dates from July 1, 2010 to Dec. 1, 2011

March 2007

Cause: Melamine. Announcement: FDA reports. What was recalled: Various Eukanuba wet pouch and canned pet food products under specific lot numbers.

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