Stella & Chewy’s Recalls Frozen Dinner Morsel Products
Stella & Chewy’s is voluntarily recalling four of its products sold in the U.S. and Canada due to concerns of a possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes. The recall affects a total of 990 cases.
The recall was prompted by a positive test confirming Listeria monocytogenes in their Super Beef Dinner Morsels for Dogs 8.5 oz. frozen bags during routine surveillance testing by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Listeria is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
Stella & Chewy’s is voluntarily recalling all products from the affected lot, which includes:
As a precautionary measure, the company is also recalling the following products which may have come into contact with the affected lot:
Retailers and consumers can find the full product recall list and additional information at: http://www.stellaandchewys.com/stella-chewys-recall-notice/disclaimer icon.
Consumers should look at the product descriptions, UPCs, lot numbers, and “Use By” dates on each bag for an exact match to determine if it is subject to the recall. Anyone who has purchased these products are instructed to dispose of the food or return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Amy Tokic, Editor of PetGuide.com, is a passionate animal lover and proud pet parent of Oscar, a Shih Tzu/Chihuahua cross, and Zed, a Japanese Chin. Her love of animals began in kindergarten, when she brought her stuffed dog Snoopy into class with her every day. Now, she writes about her adventures in pet ownership and tirelessly researches products, news and health related issues she can share with other animal enthusiasts. In her free time, Amy loves perusing used book and record stores, obsessing over the latest pet products available and chasing squirrels with wild abandon (a habit attributed to spending too much time with her pooches).
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