Red Flannel Pet Food

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Red Flannel is marketed under the label of PMI Nutrition Inc., a subsidiary of Purina Animal Nutrition LLC, which in turn is owned by Land O Lakes Inc. Red Flannel is advertised as a brand of pet food that meets or exceeds stringent industry standards.


The brand advertises that “in most of the formulas, the predominant source of protein is chicken in the form of chicken by-product meal.”

Red Flannel Quick Facts

Brand line includes: Red Flannel Canine Select Formula, Red Flannel Hi-Protein Formula (dog), Red Flannel Large Breed Formula, Red Flannel Adult Formula (dog), Red Flannel Prime Formula (dog), Red Flannel Puppy, and Red Flannel Cat
Cost: $
Company: Land O Lakes, Inc.
Headquarters: 1200 County Road F West, Arden Hills, MN 55112
Contact info: 1-800-332-4738

Has Red Flannel Ever Been Recalled?

Yes. Red Flannel was originally owned by Mars Petcare and had 2 recalls for potential salmonella contamination. More recently, in January 2014, PMI Nutrition Inc. issued a recall for its Red Flannel cat food line, also because of possible salmonella contamination.

List of Red Flannel Recalls

January 2014

Cause: Potential for salmonella. Announcement: FDA report dated Jan. 25, 2014. What was recalled: Certain bags of Red Flannel Cat Formula, as follows: 20 lb. bags with “Best by” date of May 6, 2014 and Lot #096 13 SM L2 1A.

September 2008

Cause: Potential for salmonella. Announcement: FDA report dated Sep. 12, 2008 (archived here). Recalled: Red Flannel Cat Formula, Red Flannel Active Formula, Red Flannel Adult Formula, Red Flannel Canine Select Formula (discontinued), Red Flannel Hi-Pro Formula, Red Flannel Puppy, Red Flannel Prime Formula.

August 2007

Cause: Potential for salmonella. Announcement: FDA report. Recalled: Red Flannel Large Breed Adult Formula dry dog food.

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