Pet food recall announced in Michigan

LANSING — Highland Raw Pet Food of Highland, Michigan, is voluntarily recalling 50 pounds of its individually packaged canine and feline poultry mix, and 26 pounds of its individually packaged canine and feline lamb, beef mix.

The recall of these products is due to the potential of Salmonella contamination.

The poultry mix and the lamb and beef mix were sold at Magoo’s Pet Outlet in Commerce, Michigan, and were each in individually packaged 2 pounds. The lamb beef mix has a UPC code of 6141900021 and a production date on its label of Sept. 11. The poultry mix has UPC code for the is 6141900020 with a production date on its label of Nov. 16.

No illnesses of any kind have been reported to date.

Healthy people infected with Salmonella should monitor themselves for some, or all, of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever. People who have these symptoms after having contact with this product or an animal that has eaten this product should contact their healthcare providers.

Pets with Salmonella infections may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever, and vomiting. Some pets will have decreased appetite, fever and abdominal pain.

Pets exposed to contaminated food can be infected without showing symptoms.

If your pet has consumed the recalled product and has these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian.

Infected animals can also shed Salmonella through their feces and saliva, spreading pathogens into the home environment and to humans and other animals in the household.

The potential for contamination was noted after routine testing by the MDARD revealed the presence of Salmonella in both products.

Consumers who have purchased any of the above-described Highland Raw products should return product to the place of purchase for a refund.

Consumers with questions may contact Highland Raw, 1966 Clubview Dr., Highland, MI 48356, via phone Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at (248) 887-9555, with owner Scott Syke or by email at info@highlandraw.com.

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Posted by Ashlyn Korienek

Ashlyn is the cops & courts and city reporter for the Manistee News Advocate. You can reach her at (231) 398-3109 or akorienek@pioneergroup.com

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