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Recalled: Evanger’s Hunk of Beef Canned Dog Food

5 lots are recalled because of the possibility that it contains pentobarbital, a euthanasia drug.

Evanger’s Hunk of Beef canned dog food

Maker: Evanger’s
Cause: Potential for pentobarbital
Announcement: Company announcement dated Feb. 3, 2017; FDA report dated Feb. 3, 2017
What was recalled: The following lots of Hunk of Beef dog food:

  • Lot #1816E03HB, UPC Code ending in 20109
  • Lot #1816E04HB, UPC Code ending in 20109
  • Lot #1816E06HB, UPC Code ending in 20109
  • Lot #1816E07HB, UPC Code ending in 20109
  • Lot #1816E13HB, UPC Code ending in 20109

The affected products were sold in Washington, California, Minnesota, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Massachusetts, Maryland, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida.

According to the FDA, “Pentobarbital can affect animals that ingest it, and possibly cause side effects such as drowsiness, dizziness, excitement, loss of balance or nausea, or in extreme cases, possibly death.”


 

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