Product tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes
Stella & Chewy’s has been notified by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development that it had issued a stop sale order on Stella’s Super Beef Dinner Morsels for Dogs 8.5 oz. frozen bags, lot #165-15, “Use by 6-25-2016,” during routine surveillance because it tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes.
As a precautionary measure, the company is voluntarily recalling selected products from Lot # 165-15, as listed below.
Furthermore, while they have not tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes, in an abundance of caution, the company also is voluntarily recalling two additional products that may have been exposed to the affected lot.
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Stella & Chewy’s Voluntarily Recalls Products Due to Possible Health Risk
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — July 5, 2015 — Milwaukee, Wis. — Stella & Chewy’s is voluntarily recalling some of its products due to concerns of a possible presence of Listeria Monocytogenes. The recall was prompted by a positive test confirming Listeria monocytogenes in Chewy’s Chicken Freeze-Dried Dinner Patties for Dogs, 15 ounce, Lot #111–15, during routine surveillance testing by the Maryland Department of Agriculture.
There have been no reported pet or human illnesses associated with this recall.
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. Continue reading Stella & Chewy’s Recall : Possible Health Risk