Freshpet

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Freshpet was founded in 2006 by former executives of a major pet food manufacturer. They wanted to offer a fresher and healthier alternative to traditional pet foods.

The fresh, preservative-free pet food is manufactured in Pennsylvania, immediately chilled, and then sent to stores to be stocked in custom refrigerators on pet food aisles.

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Freshpet Quick Facts

Brand line includes: Freshpet Select Chicken, Vegetable & Rice Dog Food Recipe; Freshpet Select Chunky Beef, Vegetable & Rice Dog Food Recipe; Freshpet Select Homestyle Lamb, Vegetable & Barley Dog Food Recipe; Freshpet frozen treats; Dog Joy meat treats; and Dognation meat treats
Cost: $$$
Company: Freshpet
Headquarters: P.O. Box 2157, Secaucus, NJ 07094
Contact info: 866-789-3737, emailwebsite

Has Freshpet Ever Been Recalled?

Yes, there have been 2 recent recalls of Freshpet Select, according to our research. Both involved the potential for salmonella contamination, and both recalls were limited to just a single lot of pet food. Full details of the recalls appear below.

List of Freshpet Recalls

June 2022

Cause: Potential for salmonella. Announcement: FDA recall notice dated June 18, 2022 (archived here)
What was recalled: Freshpet Select Fresh From the Kitchen Home Cooked Chicken Recipe, 4.5 lb. bag, sell by date of Oct. 29, 2022.

June 2021

Cause: Potential for salmonella. Announcement: FDA alert dated June 13, 2021 (archived here). What was recalled: Freshpet Select Small Dog Bite Size Beef & Egg Recipe Dog Food, 1 lb., UPC # 627975012939, with sell by date of Oct. 30, 2021 and Lot Code 1421FBP0101.

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This content was written by the lead research team at Petful®, led by publisher Dave Baker, a longtime advocate for pet food safety. Our team has been tracking pet food recalls for 10-plus years, and we spend countless hours combing through databases and news archives going back 40 years or more to bring you the most accurate pet food information possible. Tens of thousands of safety-conscious pet parents are subscribed to our free recall alerts, and Animal Radio has called Petful’s list of pet food recalls “the best, most complete list” online. Learn more about Petful, or explore our Pet Food Recall Center.