In line with the recent news of Salmonella outbreaks from across the country, I wanted to inform the readers of this blog that the outbreak has also reached dog food.  Breeder’s Choice Pet Food is recalling a batch of their Natural Lamb Meal & Brown Rice Dog Formula due to possible Salmonella contamination.  According to the FDA, the recalled batch of the dog formula had a positive result for salmonella.

Affected Product:

  • Product Name: AvoDerm Natural Lamb Meal & Brown Rice Adult Dog Formula
  • Size: 26 lb.
  • UPC Code: 0 5290702043 8
  • Product Code: 1000065074
  • Best Before Dates: Aug 28, 2013/ Aug 29, 2013/ Aug 30, 2013

Risk to Humans:

Some symptoms to look for after handling this product include:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea or bloody diarrhea
  • Abdominal cramping
  • Fever

If you or a loved one experiences any of these symptoms after having contact with AvoDerm Natural Lamb Meal & Brown Rice Adult Dog Formula, please contact your healthcare provider immediately.

Risk to Pets:

Pets with Salmonella infections may have the following symptoms:

  • Diarrhea or bloody diarrhea
  • Fever
  • Vomiting
  • Lazy
  • Decreased appetite
  • Abdominal pain

If your pet displays these symptoms after consuming AvoDerm Natural Lamb Meal & Brown Rice Adult Dog Formula, please contact your veterinarian immediately.

Illnesses to Date:

There have been no reported human or pet illnesses.


Consumers who have purchased the recalled dog formula are entitled to a full refund.  All they must do is call AvoDerm Consumer Care at 1-866-500-6286.  The Consumer Care team will provide consumers with a Recall Return Response Form that must be filled out.  Consumers must then mail the completed form along with a receipt for the product to the following address:

AvoDerm Product Recall L&R

851 N. Vintage

Ontario, CA 91764

Email: AvoDermLamb&[email protected]

Additional Information:

If you seek additional information regarding the Dog Food recall, call AvoDerm Consumer Care at 1-866-500-6286 or visit the Breeder’s Choice Pet Food website.

You can find additional information regarding the recall here.

What to Do if You Have Been Affected by a Recalled Product

If you or a loved one has become injured or has sustained property damage as a result of a recalled product, you may be entitled to compensation.  To speak with a products liability attorney, click here.