Company Announcement Date: 12/06/2020
Product Type: Raw Dog and Cat Food
Reason for Announcement: The pet food may be contaminated with Escherichia coli O157 (E. coli)
Company Name: Carnivora
Brand Name: Carnivora
The pet food may be contaminated with Escherichia coli O157 (E. coli) and there is risk of cross contamination and illness after handling.
E. coli O157 is a bacteria that can cause serious, sometimes life-threatening illness. Some people infected with E. coli O157 do not get sick at all, though they can still spread the infection to others. Common symptoms observed after infection include nausea, vomiting, headache, mild fever, severe stomach cramps, and watery or bloody diarrhea. Most symptoms end within five to ten days. Pregnant women, those with weakened immune systems, young children and older adults are most at risk for developing serious complications and might need hospitalization.
There is no real treatment for E. coli infections, other than monitoring the illness, providing comfort, and preventing dehydration. People should contact their health care provider if symptoms persist or worsen with time.
As of June 12, 2020, the company has been made aware of 4 reports of illnesses in Canada.
This recall involves the following Carnivora brand raw pet food:
Carnivora Brand Whole Animal Chicken Dinner with Vegetables ‘n’ Fruit, Ultra Premium Fresh Frozen Patties for Dogs & Cats:
Carnivora Brand Chicken Dinner with Vegetables ‘n’ Fruit:
Carnivora Brand Whole Animal Beef Dinner with Vegetables ‘n’ Fruit, Ultra Premium Fresh Frozen Patties for Dogs & Cats:
Carnivora Brand Beef Dinner with Vegetables ‘n’ Fruit:
Carnivora Brand Whole Animal Turkey Diet, Ultra Premium Fresh Frozen Patties for Dogs & Cats:
Carnivora Brand Turkey Diet:
Consumers should immediately stop using any of the affected pet food products and contact the retailer where they purchased the affected product for a full refund or exchange.
Consumers are advised to always wash hands, surfaces and utensils thoroughly with soap and water after feeding, handling or cleaning up after pets. Clean surfaces that come into contact with pet food or ill pets.
For more information, consumers may visit the company’s website and contact Carnivora Pet Food at:
Phone: 1-888-665-0856 between 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM CST, Monday – Friday.
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