Connecticut-based Bravo pet foods company has issued a nationwide recall for several of its pet food brands because of possible salmonella contamination. The Food and Drug Administration says the recall involves Raw Food Diet Bravo Turkey Blend for Dogs & Cats, Bravo Blends All-Natural Chicken Blend Diet for Dogs & Cats, Premium Turkey Formula Bravo Balance Raw Diet and Bravo Blends All Natural Chicken Blend Diet for Dogs & Cats.
Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and also poses health risks for humans handling the product. Pets infected with salmonella may be lethargic, have diarrhea, fever and vomiting. Some pets may only develop decreased appetite, fever and abdominal pain. Infected but otherwise healthy pets can infect other animals or humans. If your pet has consumed the recalled product and has these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian. (more…)