Expanded: TFP Nutrition Pet Food Recall | November 2023


TFP Nutrition is expanding their voluntary recall that was initiated on October 20, 2023 to include all dry dog, dry cat, and catfish formulas manufactured in their Nacogdoches, Texas, facility. The recall of these production codes is being conducted due to the potential for Salmonella contamination.

Please see this link for the full product list:  TFP Nutrition List of Recalled Products

No UPC codes were provided with this recall. All cat and dog food products in the list have been added to the Safe Pet Treats app by the product name and weights provided. We will update if they become available.

Original Post 10/22/2023

TFP Nutrition has announced that they are issuing a voluntary recall of Retriever All Life Stages Mini Chunk Chicken Recipe Dry Dog Food due to potential Salmonella contamination. 

This recall is only for their 50lb bags of Retriever All Life Stages Mini Chunk Chicken Recipe Dry Dog Food with Producton Codes BEST BY 10 2024 3277 TFP and BEST BY 10 2024 3278 TFP.

The product was manufactured on October 4, 2023 and October 5, 2023 at the Nacogdoches, Texas facility. Affected product was distributed in Arkansas, Arizona, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Nevada, Oklahoma, Texas and Utah
No dog or human illness has been reported to date with respect to the recalled dog food. All recalled product has been removed from store shelves and no other Tractor Supply Company products are affected by the voluntary recall.

This recall has been added to the Safe Pet Treats app.  Available on iTunes and Google Play.

From the FDA Website 11/17/2023:

TFP Nutrition is expanding their voluntary recall that was initiated to include all dry dog, dry cat, and catfish formulas manufactured in their Nacogdoches, Texas, facility. The recall of these production codes is being conducted due to the potential for Salmonella contamination.

Individuals handling dry pet food can become infected with Salmonella, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with surfaces exposed to this product. Healthy people infected with Salmonella should monitor themselves for some or all of the following symptoms: 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 exhibiting these signs after having contact with this product should contact their healthcare providers. Children, the elderly, and individuals with compromised immune systems may be at greater risk of Salmonella infection.

Pets with Salmonella infections may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever, and vomiting. Some pets will have may only exhibit decreased appetite, fever, and abdominal pain. Infected but otherwise healthy pets can be carriers and infect other animals or humans. If your pet has consumed the recalled product and has these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian.

The company is working directly with retailers to remove the impacted product from the supply chain. Consumers who have purchased any of the formulas listed below with these specific date codes should immediately stop feeding the affected products to your pets and dispose of any product and packaging. TFP Nutrition apologizes for any potential issues this may have caused pet owners and their pets.

Pet owners who are unsure if the product they purchased is included in the recall may visit tfpnutrition.com/recallExternal Link Disclaimer. Please be ready to provide the product name, product size, and manufacture date or lot code which can be found on the back of the bag. Pet owners may also reach out via phone by calling 1-866-311-1323.

The dry dog, dry cat, and catfish food recall is an expansion of an Oct. 20, 2023 limited voluntary recall that included 50-pound bags of Retriever Mini Chunk Chicken Recipe with manufacturing dates from 3277 TFP to 3278 TFP distributed in Arkansas, Arizona, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Nevada, Oklahoma, Texas and Utah. https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/tfp-nutrition-initiates-voluntary-recall-50-lb-bags-retriever-all-life-stages-mini-chunk-chicken

Dry Dog Formulas (as listed in the below attached chart)
Dry Cat Formulas (as listed in the below attached chart)
Floating Catfish Formulas (as listed in the below attached chart)

The date code is printed on the back of the bag near the bottom. Please use the example graphic below and the “MFG From” column associated with your formula to see if your product is affected. The XXXXX is the timestamp when the bag was packaged.

Link to TFP Nutrition List of Recalled Products

Original Post 10/22/2023

From the FDA website:
TFP Nutrition of Nacogdoches, TX announced today that it is issuing a voluntary recall of Retriever All Life Stages Mini Chunk Chicken Recipe Dry Dog Food due to potential Salmonella contamination. Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated 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 of the following symptoms: 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 exhibiting these signs after having contact with this product should contact their healthcare providers.

Dogs with Salmonella infections may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever, and vomiting. Some pets will have only decreased appetite, fever, and abdominal pain. Infected but otherwise healthy pets can be carriers and infect other animals or humans. If your pet has consumed the recalled product and has these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian.

The product was manufactured on October 4, 2023 and October 5, 2023 at the Nacogdoches, Texas facility. Affected product was distributed in Arkansas, Arizona, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Nevada, Oklahoma, Texas and Utah and contains “3277 TFP” or “3278 TFP” on the second line of the date code.

Description Size Production Codes
Retriever All Life Stages Mini Chunk Chicken Recipe Dry Dog Food 50lb. BEST BY 10 2024 3277 TFP
BEST BY 10 2024 3278 TFP

No dog or human illness has been reported to date with respect to the recalled dog food. All recalled product has been removed from store shelves and no other Tractor Supply Company products are affected by the voluntary recall.

This voluntary recall is being issued due to a single sample of Retriever All Life Stages Mini Chunk Chicken Recipe Dry Dog Food that tested positive for Salmonella in a random sample test conducted by the Office of the Texas State Chemist.

Consumers who are unsure if the product they purchased is included in the recall, or would like a replacement product or refund, may contact TFP Nutrition via a toll-free call at 1-800-330-3048, Monday through Sunday, 8 am – 5 pm CST. Consumers may also go to tfpnutrition.com/recallExternal Link Disclaimer for more information.

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