Against The Grain (02/14/2017)

Recall

Date: 02/14/2017
Brand: Against The Grain
Company: Against The Grain Pet Food
Product: 12 oz. Against the Grain Pulled Beef with Gravy Dinner for Dogs

Summary

Against The Grain Pet Food is recalling a specific lot of Against the Grain Pulled Beef with Gravy Dinner because of a potential contaminant Pentobarbital that was manufactured and distributed in 2015.

Pentobarbital can affect animals that ingest it, and possibly cause side effects such as drowsiness, dizziness, excitement, loss of balance, or nausea, or in extreme cases, possibly death.

Tainted Batch Details:.

LOT # Lot # UPC Expiration date
12 oz. Against the Grain Pulled Beef with Gravy Dinner for Dogs J2415E01ATB12 Second half has 80001 Dec 2019
The potentially affected lots were distributed to retail pet food stores in following States:
  • Washington
  • Maryland

Note: To-date, no complaints have been reported to Against the Grain for this single lot number nor any of Against the Grain’s pet foods, since the company was founded.

Some Recommended Actions

Below are just some recommended actions that you may want to take if you believe  that your dog has consumed the tainted batch.  As with all content this website, we remind you to please use this information at your own risk. You may also want to consider other actions and options beyond what is listed:

  • Discontinue use immediately
  • Check your dog for symptoms of consuming salmonella
  • Call veterinarian to check any dogs that may have consumed it
  • Notify the company

Please see FDA website for more details on this recall.  Note:  After a certain duration the recall may not available on their website anymore.

Pentobarbital

Pentobarbital is a chemical that is a central nervous system depressants. One application  is it is used for euthanasia for humans as well as nonhumans.

Pentobarbital can affect animals that ingest it, and possibly cause side effects such as drowsiness, dizziness, excitement, loss of balance, or nausea, or in extreme cases, possibly death.

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