From FDA.gov - September 20, 2018 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting pet owners and veterinarians to be aware of the potential for neurologic adverse events in dogs and cats when treated with drugs that are in the isoxazoline class. Since these products have obtained their respective FDA approvals, data received by the agency as part of its routine post-marketing activities indicates that some animals receiving Bravecto, Nexgard or Simparica have experienced adverse events such as muscle tremors, ataxia, and seizures. Another product in this class, Credelio, recently... Read more →


It's training time and your dog or puppy is looking for a reward to say they did a great job! Some treats are loaded with sugars and no nutritional value. Empty calories equal unwanted extra weight. We've been using Tasty Rewards for years. These treats are great for training or just an every day snack. Our dogs have always loved little extras throughout the day and these are easy to break up so a little piece goes a long way. Whether your have a tiny puppy or a large dog,... Read more →


Bravo's current recall is below. However, this company has had MANY recalls. Here's a recap - June 4, 2011 - Bravo! Issues Nationwide Recall of Bravo! Pig Ears Dog Chews Because of Possible Salmonella Health Risk March 14, 2013 - Bravo! Recalls 2 lb Tubes of Chicken Blend-Raw Frozen Food Diet for Dogs and Cats (One Lot Code) Because of Possible Salmonella Health Risk April 2013 - 3 More Bravo! Raw Frozen Food Diets For Dogs And Cats Recalled September 26, 2014 - Bravo Recalls Select Chicken and Turkey Pet... Read more →


FDA.gov recall dated September 7, 2018 March 2, 2018, Steve's Real Food also had a recall. View that here. Steve’s Real Food of Salt Lake City, Utah is voluntarily recalling one lot of 5lb Turducken Recipe, one lot of 2lb Quest Emu Diet, and one lot of 2lb Quest Beef Diet, due to their possible Salmonella and/or L. mono contamination. Salmonella and L. mono can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products. Symptoms of infection in people include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea... Read more →


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Most people know that chocolate and grapes can be toxic for pets, but potential threats can lurk elsewhere in your home. Prescription and over-the-counter medications are among the top reasons people call into poison control hotlines for both kids and pets, and with good reason. Here are the top five medications of concern when it comes to pets and toxicity: 1. Ibuprofen. As the active ingredient in common over-the-counter products such as Advil and Motrin, ibuprofen is unfortunately ingested by pets both accidentally and intentionally by owners unaware of its... Read more →


August 21, 2018 - FDA expanded this recall Radagast Pet Food, Inc. of Portland, OR is expanding its voluntary recall to include an additional quantity of Rad Cat Raw Diet across all varieties with Best By dates of 10/19/18 through 12/3/19 because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Radagast Pet Food is conducting this voluntary recall out of an abundance of caution because of its strong commitment to food safety and quality. The following Rad Cat Raw Diet products are being recalled. The products were shipped... Read more →


Looking for variety and the ability to try several treats before purchasing larger bags? Look no further! The Life's Abundance Dog Treat Sampler Pack is exactly what you are looking for. It contains an excellent assortment of treats for your dog to try. We've got 3 Antioxidant Health Bars, 3 Gourmet Dental Treats, 3 Wholesome Hearts Low Fat Dog Treats, a quarter-ounce of Tasty Rewards and a delicious, safe alternative to rawhide...our Porky Puff! Purchase your Life's Abundance Dog Treat Sampler Pack and don't forget to add some food to... Read more →


On July 12, 2018, FDA issued a public notification about the agency’s investigation into reports of canine dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs eating certain pet foods. While it is early in the investigation, the Center for Veterinary Medicine recognizes that you may have questions. Below we have compiled answers to address some of the frequently asked questions raised by pet owners and veterinarians. On August 10, 2018, they issued a Questions & Answers notification. We've received inquiries regarding Life's Abundance dog food. Below please find additional information regarding DCM and... Read more →


August 3, 2018 - Recall from FDA.gov G & C Raw, of Versailles, OH is recalling 30 1–lb containers of Pat's Cat Turkey Cat Food and 40 2-lb containers of Ground Lamb Dog Food because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in animals eating the products. Furthermore, there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to... Read more →


I love doing videos with Rio! He's always super supportive and willing to try and listen to what I'm saying. BUT there comes a time when his cuteness takes over and he just really needs to eat some of what we're discussing. I may have missed half of what I wanted to say but loved him in this video so why redo it?!? As you can see, Life's Abundance currently carries 3 varieties of holistically formulated canned dog and puppy food. We have 1 grain free canned dog food (Pork... Read more →


Click Here - Radagast Pet Food previous recall from March 20, 2018 - Radagast Pet Food, Inc. of Portland, OR is recalling one lot of Free-Range Chicken and one lot of Free-Range Turkey Recipe because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. RADAGAST PET FOOD, INC. VOLUNTARILY RECALLS THREE LOTS OF RAD CAT RAW DIET FREE-RANGE CHICKEN RECIPE AND ONE LOT OF PASTURERAISED VENISON RECIPE BECAUSE OF POSSIBLE HEALTH RISK July 6, 2018, Radagast Pet Food, Inc. of Portland, OR is recalling three lots of Rad Cat... Read more →


Households everywhere are cheering that the odor-eating BioDeodorizer from Life's Abundance is back! Litter box smells...Cya! Dog Kennels and crates...fresh again! Stinky dog pillows? No more! If you've dogs or cats, you want this! This is convenient to use and is available in a 32 ounce Spray Bottle and after that you can just purchase the 32 ounce refill! Purchase Here! This products is colorless as nature intended. In the absence of color the solution may appear cloudy. Just give it a gentle shake and that will work to stir... Read more →


On June 29, 2018, the FDA updated it's warning regarding the noise aversion drug, Sileo, from Zoetis. Updated: From May 2016, when Zoetis began marketing Sileo, to May 16, 2018, the FDA has received a total of 54 adverse event reports involving Sileo overdoses in dogs due to the ring-stop mechanism not properly locking at the intended dose. In the year since the FDA published its original Animal Drug Safety Communication on this issue, the agency has received 26 additional reports of accidental Sileo overdoses in dogs. The FDA is... Read more →


It's rare that I can catch Rio in a picture WITHOUT drool for these! He loves his Freeze-Dried Turkey Hearts Treats! These are great for any size dog and perfect to be used as a training treat also! This is a grain free, single ingredient dog treat that your pup will love! If you have a fussy dog, you need to try these! Take the drooling test and be ready to clean up the puddle! Read more →


RECALL - Dave’s Pet Food Voluntarily Recalls 95% Premium Beef Canned Dog Food Due To Potentially Elevated Levels Of Thyroid Hormone June 12, 2018 - FDA.gov recall This is the 2nd recall for Dave's Pet Food. Dave's Simply The Best Dog Food was recalled in 2015 (see here) Dave’s Pet Food of Agawam, MA is recalling a single lot of Dave’s Dog Food 95% premium beef cans because the products potentially contain elevated levels of beef thyroid hormone. Product was distributed all along the east coast of the US, sold... Read more →


If you're like us, you get in a food rut. This has happened with our morning smoothie. We've been continuously adding ingredients over the past few years and I will say, it has grown into a whopper! A delicious and nutritious whopper! You can see our 15 Ingredient Whopper Breakfast Shake as the last recipe. Here's some simple, tasty and easy shake or smoothie recipes. It's not fun, if it's not easy. Mornings are hectic and you've got 10 things going on, need to get the kids out the door... Read more →


Ready to get your creep on? Disgusting! If you feed these foods, you are NOT going to be happy after reading this. What's more disturbing is the fact it is German cockroaches. From Wikipedia - "The German cockroach is very successful at establishing an ecological niche in buildings, and is resilient in the face of many pest-control measures. German cockroaches are thigmotactic, meaning they prefer confined spaces, and they are small compared to other pest species, so they can hide within small cracks and crevices that are easy to overlook,... Read more →


One of us is happy One of us is not This shampoo... Smells FABULOUS! Rinses easily. A little goes a LONG way and this bottle lasts a LONG time. Neutralizes odors. Makes their coat shine like nobody's business! Rio is the only red dog we've had and the rest have all been black/mahogany or black/tan and their coats WOWed peeps! This is the only shampoo we've used for 15 years because it's that darn good! If you want your baby to shine, CLICK HERE to order. 🐾 Thanks to my... Read more →


Most people believe cats purr when they are content or happy, end of story. While cats do purr when they are content, researchers attempting to uncover the answer to this 3,000-year-old mystery are finding the answer more complicated – and fascinating - than an expression of happiness. All domestic cats purr, as do many wild cats, and purring occurs in a variety of situations. When cats purr in the presence of other unknown cats or kittens, the behavior may serve as a friendly greeting or to convey submissiveness. While it’s... Read more →


We’re excited to share news of a financial award to an intrepid group of rescuers based in Denver. A breed-specific rescue group, this organization places homeless German Shorthaired Pointers (GSP's) and Pointer mixes with foster homes until they're matched with their ideal adoptive families. All Points West German Shorthaired Pointer Rescue is a relatively new not-for-profit association, having just celebrated their 1st anniversary this year! In the short time they've been rescuing, All Points West has helped to rescue, rehabilitate and find forever homes for dozens of dogs, not just... Read more →


Oh no! Don't let this happen in your house. No time to shop? Have your food delivered! Holistically Formulated! Dry foods shipped generally within 4-6 weeks from being made! No. Recalls. Ever. Serving kitties since 1999! Grab some yum for your #cat at https://www.lifesabundance.com/Category/CatFood.aspx?realname=10075847 Be sure to check out our new Turkey Hearts freeze-dried treats for cats too! Read more →


FDA.gov - April 20, 2018 OC Raw Dog, LLC of Rancho Santa Margarita, CA, is recalling approximately 1,560 lbs of Chicken, Fish & Produce Raw Frozen Canine Formulation which was manufactured on 10/11/2017 with a lot number 3652 and a use by date of 10/11/18. We are voluntarily recalling because of potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, which can cause severe and potentially fatal infection in animals consuming the pet food, and the humans that handle the pet food and surfaces exposed to the product. Pets can be carriers of the... Read more →


FDA.gov recall - April 20, 2018 OC Raw Dog, LLC of Rancho Santa Margarita, CA, is recalling the Freeze Dried Sardines because the fish have exceeded the FDA compliance guideline for fish larger than 5 inches. The FDA has determined that salt-cured, dried, or fermented un-eviscerated fish larger than 5 inches have been linked to outbreaks of botulism poisoning between 1981 and 1987 and again in 1991. Because OC Raw Dog Freeze Dried Sardines are larger than 5 inches there is a possible health risk. Clostridium botulinum can cause severe... Read more →


FDA.gov - April 17, 2018 This company also had a previous recall for TruPet, LLC Issues Voluntary Recall of Certain "Treat Me Crunchy Beef Delight" Pet Treats on February 24, 2018 TruPet, LLC of Milford, OH, is voluntarily recalling a limited amount of Boost Me Mighty Meaty Beef Topper Meal Enhancer because the products have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The recall is limited to 400 cases of the product, as identified below. The following affected "Boost Me" products were distributed in the continental USA via online retailer... Read more →


Vital Essentials is voluntarily recalling two products that may have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The issue was discovered when a single package of product, which was produced on the same day, was collected and tested by FDA for the presence of Salmonella. The Vital Essentials website is still showing their previous recall. Previous recalls from this Vital Essentials: February 24, 2018 - Green Bay's Carnivore Meat Company Issues Voluntary Recall of “Vital Essentials Freeze-Dried Beef Nibblets Entrée For Dogs” Pet Food July 7, 2017 - Dog Food... Read more →


This food was imported into the US market 10 months ago. Not sure if anyone has some left but check your bags! WASHINGTON - April 13, 2018--(BUSINESS WIRE)--K9 Natural Ltd is voluntarily recalling four batches of the K9 Natural Frozen Chicken Feast 2.2lb and 11lb bags that were imported into the US market in June 2017 because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in humans and animals. Symptoms of infection may include nausea,... Read more →


Mouth watering, delicious buttery Pecan Protein Cookies! They're buttery, nutty and oh-so-scrumptious! This recipe uses almond flour, but step outside your baking box and try variations. Now stop drooling, and get to baking! This recipe also uses Life's Abundance Plant Protein Powder in Vanilla. Feel chocolatey instead? Substitute the Life's Abundance Plant Protein in Chocolate! These plant protein powders are so versatile. Great in smoothies, great in baking and even as a mix-in to your yogurt. INGREDIENTS: 3 scoops Life’s Abundance Plant Protein 1 c almond flour, quinoa flour or... Read more →


J. M. Smucker Co said on Wednesday it would buy Rachael Ray Dog food maker Ainsworth Pet Nutrition for about $1.9 billion in cash to strengthen its pet food portfolio, and was exploring options for its U.S. baking business, including a sale. This comes out to approximately US$1.7 billion, after an estimated tax benefit of US$200 million. The transaction, announced April 4, is expected to close early in Smucker's fiscal year beginning May 1, 2018. The deal increases Smucker’s pet food portfolio to 15 brands. Smucker’s deal is the latest... Read more →


FDA.gov - March 27, 2018 (Recall from J.M. Smuckers on March 22, 2018) The FDA is alerting pet owners and veterinary professionals about the recall of certain Milo’s Kitchen pet treats after FDA testing found thyroid hormones in products eaten by four dogs that showed symptoms of hyperthyroidism, a disease that is rare in dogs. The FDA’s evaluation of the test results of Milo’s Kitchen treat samples indicates that the treats contain thyroid hormones in substantial amounts. Consuming these treats can trigger hyperthyroidism in dogs. Hyperthyroidism caused by pet food... Read more →


What does the FDA have to say about this? See the bottom of this post for the FDA Update. March 26, 2018 - Darwin’s Natural Pet Products of Tukwila, Wash., a manufacturer of fresh raw meals for dogs, today announced it is voluntarily recalling a total of four lots of products after testing showed that some of the Chicken and Duck with Organic Vegetables Meals for Dogs may contain Salmonella, and the Turkey with Organic Vegetables Meals for Dogs sample may contain Salmonella and E. coli O128. These pathogens can... Read more →


FDA.gov from March 26, 2018 See March 3, 2018 Recall - Blue Ridge Beef Recalls Kitten Grind Raw Pet Food Lot#GA1102 Because of Possible Contamination See January 13, 2017 Recall - Blue Ridge Beef Recalls Product Because Of Possible Health Risk Blue Ridge Beef of Eatonton, GA, is voluntarily recalling lot#GA0131 of BRB Complete raw pet food because of the potential of contamination with Salmonellaand Listeria monocytogenes. The cause of the recall: This recall was initiated after samples collected and tested by the FDA showed positive for Salmonella and Listeria... Read more →


Is there anything quite as wonderful as puppy breath? I keep reminding myself of this, and all the other happiness-inducing qualities of puppies in general, while mine is attempting once again to gnaw on my fingers even as I write this. But seriously, watching a pupper experience all of his “first things” is a source of joy. And guess what … March 23 just happens to be National Puppy Day, so let’s celebrate! Dr. V's new puppy, Dakota, on his way to his new home It’s been eight years since... Read more →


The J.M. Smucker Company today initiated a limited, voluntary class I recall on specific lot codes of two of its Milo’s Kitchen dog treats because the products have the potential to contain elevated levels of beef thyroid hormone. Milo's Kitchen dog treats were also recalled in January, 2013. The following recall notice was provided by J.M. Smucker Company to pet food/treat retailers dated March 22, 2018 Please be advised The J.M. Smucker Company today initiated a limited, voluntary class I recall on specific lot codes of two of its Milo’s... Read more →


Recall from www.RadFood.com Radagast Pet Food, Inc. of Portland, OR is recalling one lot of Free-Range Chicken and one lot of Free-Range Turkey Recipe because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products. This recall includes only the two lots listed below. Listeria monocytogenes is pathogenic to... Read more →


Consumers in California, Minnesota, and Florida are suing Champion Pet Food for “False Advertising”, violations of “feed law”, and numerous other charges. The lawsuit includes results of heavy metal testing and includes results that this dry dog food contains BPA – a chemical typically not associated with dry/kibble pet foods. You can read the lawsuit here - https://www.locklaw.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/2018-03-01-Acana-and-Orijen-Complaint-Concerning-Heavy-Metals-and-BPA-Contaminants-Reitman-v-Champion-PetFoods-USA.pdf Read more →


Have you tried these yet? Our Vanilla Protein Powder and Greens Blend make a yummy addition to our morning protein shakes. We also add Almond Milk, Chia Seeds, Flax Seeds, frozen bananas, pineapples and avocados (yes, they now sell them frozen and perfect). Delicious! Pick yours up here. #proteinpowder #greensblend #smoothies #breakfast #snacks #nongmo #healthy #vegan #vegetarian #glutenfree Read more →


The recall is limited to specific lots of the following brands distributed from March 2017 through February 2018: Redbarn Chewy Louie Good Lovin’ Dentley’s Brand The supplier’s raw material was used to produce the Redbarn, Chewy Louie, Dentley’s and Good Lovin’ brand products listed below with best-buy dates ending in BC. In total, 24 SKUs are affected. The recalled products were distributed nationwide in pet specialty and grocery retail stores. Affected products are listed below and have best by dates ending in BC. All lots of Redbarn, Chewy Louie, Dentley’s... Read more →


Raw Basics pet food recalls 540 pounds of pork-bison pet food. The following press release was provided by Raw Basics: Raw Basics, LLC. of Pleasant Prairie, WI is recalling 540lb of 5lb Pork-Bison Boxes because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products. Healthy people infected with Salmonella should... Read more →


The FDA updated this info on March 2, 2018 below. The original recall info was February 15, 2018 (here). Update: March 2, 2018 The FDA has informed J.M. Smucker that the firm’s action to remove products from the marketplace is now considered a recall. The FDA based this decision on a test by the firm confirming the presence of pentobarbital in the tallow ingredient used in the affected products. The FDA is continuing its investigation and has collected finished product samples for testing that is currently pending. While the firm... Read more →


March 2, 2018 –Steve’s Real Food of Salt Lake City, Utah is voluntarily recalling one lot of 5lb Raw Frozen Dog Food Turkey Canine Recipe due to their potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products. Symptoms of infection in people include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever. Rarely, Salmonella can result in more serious ailments, including arterial infections, endocarditis, arthritis, muscle pain, eye irritation, and urinary tract symptoms. Consumers... Read more →


Blue Ridge Beef of Eatonton, GA, is recalling lot#GA1102 of Kitten Grind raw pet food because of the potential of contamination with Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes. The cause of the recall: This recall was initiated after the FDA received a complaint of two kitten deaths, including one death which was confirmed to be caused by Salmonella septicemia. Subsequent testing by the FDA of Kitten Grind Lot#GA1102 revealed the presence of Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes. About Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes: Salmonella and Listeria can cause severe and potentially fatal infection in... Read more →


FDA.gov recall 2/23/18 TruPet, LLC of Milford, OH, is voluntarily recalling a limited amount of Treat Me Crunchy Beef Delight, 2.5oz Pet treats because the products have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The recall includes only the product listed below. The following affected "Treat Me Crunchy Beef Delight" products were distributed in the continental USA via online retailer Chewy.com and TruDog.com through direct delivery: Affected product can be identified by comparing the following lot number: "Treat Me Crunchy Beef Delight" with "Lot # 20190514 13753". No products other... Read more →


FDA.gov recall 2/23/18 Northwest Naturals of Portland, Oregon is recalling 5lb frozen Chicken and Salmon petfood chubs because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products. Listeria monocytogenes is pathogenic to humans. Healthy people exposed to Lm should monitor themselves for some or all of the following... Read more →


Carnivore Meat Company of Green Bay, WI, is voluntarily recalling a limited amount, 73 cases, of “Vital Essentials Freeze-Dried Beef Nibblets Entrée for Dogs” pet food because the products have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Provided by Vital Essentials pet food… Carnivore Meat Company of Green Bay, WI, is voluntarily recalling a limited amount, 73 cases, of “Vital Essentials Freeze-Dried Beef Nibblets Entrée for Dogs” pet food because the products have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The recall includes only the product listed below. The following... Read more →


It was bound to happen, another big conglomerate got into the pet food game. This time it's General Mills buying Blue Buffalo for approximately US$8 billion, or US$40 per share in cash. I have never been a Blue Buffalo fan. They've been riddled with recalls for years and I still remember when they told all those mom and pop stores (who really built this food for them), they would always stay with them and not go into big box stores. Sure enough, they entered the market with PetsMart and PetCo... Read more →


February 15, 2018 Recall Expanded. FDA.gov Smokehouse Pet Products, Inc. of Sun Valley, CA is recalling all sizes and package types of dog treats labeled as “Beefy Munchies,” because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products. Healthy people infected with Salmonella should monitor themselves for some or all... Read more →


Official FDA.gov recall The J.M. Smucker Company is initiating a voluntary withdrawal of a limited quantity of Gravy Train, Kibbles ‘N Bits, and Skippy Wet Dog Food and Ol Roy products after learning specific SKUs did not meet our specifications because a minor ingredient may contain low levels of pentobarbital. Smucker's states that this recalls is "after learning specific SKUs did not meet our specifications because a minor ingredient may contain low levels of pentobarbital. This is not a threat to pet safety. Although the extremely low levels do not... Read more →


FDA UPDATE MARCH 26, 2018 (Complete Details from FDA site) The FDA has detected Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) O128 and Salmonella in samples of raw pet foods manufactured by Arrow Reliance Inc. The samples were collected by the FDA to determine whether the firm had addressed an ongoing pattern of pathogenic contamination in Darwin’s and ZooLogics raw pet foods.The firm has recalled the affected products, but has not yet issued public notification. Fast Facts The FDA is alerting pet owners to a history of five recalls of and multiple... Read more →


Issued from Darwin's Dog Food last night to customers. Dear XXXX, I am writing to you today to share some information about a recent recall of two of our products, which testing has found to contain Salmonella. First, I want to let you know that this recall does not affect you, as you have not received either of the products involved, which are: • ZooLogics Chicken and Vegetable Meals for Dogs (manufactured 11/2/17) • ZooLogics Duck and Vegetable Meals for Dogs (manufactured 11/16/17) We have already notified those customers who... Read more →