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Family Dollar Inc. Dog & Cat Food Recall

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By Nicole Cosgrove

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As of Feburary 18, 2022 — Family Dollar Inc is recalling multiple dog and cat food products and treats due to potential rodent infestation and potential to be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria

What Dog Food Products Have Been Recalled?

Unfortunately, the FDA alert does not include the exact names of the products that have been recalled, but as of Feburary 22, 2022 the stores’ website listed the following brands for sale:

  • 57 dry dog foods
  • 36 wet dog foods
  • 38 dog treats
  • 35 dry cat foods
  • 36 wet cat foods
  • 13 cat treats

The retail inventory at each store varies, and some brands are sold only online.

Unfortunately, at this time Hepper cannot confirm which brands of food and treats are affected by this recall.

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Cause of This Dog Treat Recall

The affected products are regulated by the U.S. FDA and were stored and shipped to over 400 stores from Family Dollar Distribution Center in Arkansas.

The violations are believed to have occurred from January 1, 2021, through to the present day, due to the infestation of rodents and known rodent activity at Family Dollar Distribution Center.

What You Need to Know About Salmonella Poisoning

If your pet has Salmonella infection, they may become lethargic and have fever, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, and vomiting. Some less obvious side affects decreased appetite, fever and abdominal pain. If you pet has become infected but is still otherwise healthy they can still be carriers of Salmonella and infect other animals or humans. If you know your pet has consumed the recalled product, or is currently experiencing any these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian immediately.

Where Was the Product Sold?

For full list of affected stores to which this recall applies please see attached document. The recall does not apply to any other stores other than the ones listed

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What to do Next

Customers with questions regarding this recall may contact Family Dollar Customer Service at 844-636-7687 between 9 am and 5 pm EST

You can report your complaint by visiting the FDA’s “Report a Pet Food Complaint” page.

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Sources used: FDA

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Nicole is a lover of animals of all sizes but is especially fascinated with the feline variety. She’s the proud mom of Baby, a Burmese, and works every day so he can relax in the sunshine or by the fire. She’s always had a cat in her home and has spent countless days with others, observing behaviors and softening up even the grouchiest of the lot. Nicole wants to share her kitty expertise with you so you and your cat ...Read more

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