⚠ Important recall information appears below.
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.
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
Headquarters: P.O. Box 2157, Secaucus, NJ 07094
Contact info: 866-789-3737, email, website
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
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.
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.
If you have not done so already, we urge you to sign up now for Petful’s FREE recall alerts by email. Our free alerts are saving pets’ lives.
Have You Had a Problem With Freshpet?
- See our reporting page for contact info.
- Leave a comment below to share your experience with others.