February has already had 5 pet recalls! PLEASE BE CAREFUL!
PENTOBARBITAL may be present in the following product:
Against the Grain Pulled Beef with Gravy Dinner for Dogs
manufactured and distributed in 2015.
Lot Number: 2415E01ATB12
Second half of the UPC code is: 80001 (which can be found on the back of the product label).
12 oz (canned)
Two years ago, In 2015, this one lot of product was distributed to independent pet retail stores in Washington State and Maryland. It has been verified that this lot is no longer on any store shelves. HOWEVER IT MAY BE ON YOUR SHELVES or in YOUR GARAGE if you STOCK UP!
What to Do?
1. Stop feeding this product to your pet. Bring back the remaining product to the place of purchase for a full refund and receive a full case of Against the Grain food for the inconvenience.
2. If you have questions about this voluntary recall, please contact :
Against the Grain at 708-566-4410 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM Central Time, Monday - Friday.
3. Know the signs of exposure:
Ingesting pentobarbital can cause side effects such as:
loss of balance
nausea nystagmus (eyes moving back and forth in a jerky manner)
inability to stand
If you witness these symptoms you will want to take your pup to the vet as soon as possible. For a list of emergency vet clinics that are open 24 hours in the Seattle Area, click here.
If you live in the USA contact the consumer complaint coordinator in your area . Americans can report complaints about FDA-regulated pet food products here.
If you have a complaint about pet food you can call the FDA consumer complaint office in Washington State toll-free: 1-800-353-3965.
For more details about recalls of pet food visit the Food and Drug Association website.
Canadians can report any health or safety incidents related to the use of these products by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.
For more dog food recall information please check out
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