Single Lot of 55lb Bags of Ol’Roy Complete Nutrition Dry Dog Food
Voluntarily Recalled in Select Stores by Doane Pet Care
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Manassas, Virginia — June 6, 2007
Doane Pet Care is announcing today a voluntary recall on a specific single lot of
55 pound bonus bags of Ol’ Roy Complete Nutrition dry dog food. This
product was produced at one facility in Manassas, VA and was distributed
exclusively by some Wal-Mart Stores. Please note that no other Ol’ Roy
products are affected, and that this recall is not related to the Menu
Foods recall (and other recent recalls) of pet food due to tainted
Chinese vegetable proteins.
This product has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
People handling this pet food can become exposed to Salmonella,
especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having
contact with this pet food or any surfaces exposed to this product.
Consumers who have the dry dog food bearing the code “04 0735 1″ with a
“Best By Apr 13 08″ should not feed it to their pets.
This voluntary recall has been issued because FDA detected Salmonella in
the product. Doane Pet Care has not confirmed the presence of
Salmonella, despite extensive independent testing of duplicate samples.
Nonetheless, the company is issuing this voluntary recall out of an
abundance of caution. The company regrets any inconvenience to pet
owners. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this
product, or any product produced at this facility.
Product: Ol’ Roy Complete Nutrition dry dog food
Size: 55 pound bonus bag
UPC Code: 6 05388 72076 4
Lot Number: 04 0735 1
Best Buy Date: Apr 13 ’08 Best Buy Date Location: Back of bag
Affected Stores: Only 69 Wal-Mart Stores potentially received this
product from 2 distribution warehouses in Virginia. The 69 stores are
located in Maryland (4 stores), North Carolina (10), Ohio (1),
Pennsylvania (3), Virginia (40) and West Virginia (11). A full listing
of the affected stores is available at www.doanepetcare.com. This
product UPC has been blocked from retail sale at these 69 locations.
Any remaining product should not be fed to pets. Dispose of product in a
safe manner (example, a securely covered trash receptacle) and return
the empty bag to the store where purchased for a full refund.
Pet owners who have questions about the voluntary recall of this 55 lb
bonus bag of Ol’ Roy Complete Nutrition dry dog food products should
call 800-624-7387, or visit the web site listed above.
Contact: Doane Pet Care