This discover was supplied to TruthaboutPetFood.com from Viva Uncooked pet meals.
This discover is to tell you of a voluntary recall of: Viva Duck for Canine (Floor),
Viva Duck for Canine (Chunked), Viva Duck for Cats, Viva Pure Duck. The lot
underneath recall is Lot 22853. The product is distributed as frozen 1 lb bricks in
clear vacuum packaging. Viva began transport this lot out on 10/24/23 and the final models have been distributed on 12/06/23.
The FDA obtained and examined samples of Viva Duck for Canine (Chunked) Lot
22853 after a client criticism and located that the samples have been optimistic for
Salmonella, Listeria monocytogenes. Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes
can have an effect on animals consuming the merchandise and there may be threat to people from dealing with
contaminated pet merchandise, particularly in the event that they haven’t totally washed their
palms after having contact with the merchandise or any surfaces uncovered to those
Wholesome individuals contaminated with Salmonella ought to monitor themselves for some or
the entire following signs: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea,
stomach cramping and fever. Hardly ever, Salmonella can lead to extra severe
illnesses, together with arterial infections, endocarditis, arthritis, muscle ache, eye
irritation, and urinary tract signs. Customers exhibiting these indicators after
having contact with this product ought to contact their healthcare suppliers.
Pets with Salmonella and Listeria infections could also be torpid and have diarrhea
or bloody diarrhea, fever, and vomiting. Some pets can have solely decreased
urge for food, fever, and stomach ache. Contaminated however in any other case wholesome pets may be
carriers and infect different animals or people. In case your pet has consumed the
recalled product and has these signs, please contact your veterinarian.
Please verify your freezer for any remaining merchandise of Lot 22853. In case you nonetheless
have merchandise from the lot, full this response type and we are going to attain out to
you to supply a refund for any remaining product—you may then destroy the
meals in a manner that youngsters, pets, and wildlife can’t entry. Be sure you do
not contact the contaminated meals product along with your naked palms. Whereas sporting
gloves or utilizing paper towels, place the contaminated meals in a sealed plastic bag
and throw it within the rubbish. Then you will want to sanitize your kitchen and some other space that will have are available in contact with the contaminated product. Don’t
promote or donate the recalled merchandise. Don’t feed the recalled product to pets or
some other animals.
Even if you happen to do not need any packs of meals remaining, please full this
response type in order that we will account for all prospects which have acquired this
The well being of your pet has all the time been Viva’s #1 precedence and now we have all the time
been dedicated to creating protected & clear pet meals. We began this firm
to vary the trade and make the perfect pet meals obtainable. From selecting to
manufacture in a USDA facility & sourcing 100% human-grade components, we
are dedicated to going above and past. We’ve carried out an in depth
root-cause evaluation in our USDA facility to make sure we proceed to exceed the
highest trade meals security requirements & will proceed to push the boundaries for
how protected, recent pet meals is made. You probably have any questions concerning this discover,
be happy to electronic mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org or name/textual content us at (919) 371-8882
between 9:00 am – 5:00 pm EST Monday to Friday.
This recall is being made with the data of the Meals and Drug