The following notice has been issued by the Food Standards Agency:

Happy Hounds Wales Ltd is taking the precautionary step of recalling a number of raw dog food products because they may contain salmonella.

Product details
Frozen Beef Kidney
Pack size: 1 kg
Batch code: 962
Best-before date: 26 October 2021

Frozen Whole Heart
Pack size: individual item
Batch code: 962
Best-before date: 26 October 2021

Frozen Chicken and Beef Sleeve
Pack size: 1 kg
Batch code: 1344/962
Best-before date: 2 November 2021

Frozen Lamb and Beef Sleeve
Pack size: 1 kg
Batch code: 962-966
Best-before date: 4 November 2021

Frozen Diced Heart
Pack size: 1.5 kg
Batch code: 962
Best-before date: 26 October 2021

Risk statement
The products listed above may contain salmonella. Salmonella is a bacterium that can cause illness in humans and animals. The product could therefore carry a potential risk because of the presence of salmonella, either through direct handling of the pet food, or indirectly, for example from pet feeding bowls, utensils or contact with the faeces of animals.

In humans, symptoms caused by salmonella usually include fever, diarrhoea and abdominal cramps. Infected animals may not necessarily display signs of illness, but symptoms can include diarrhoea.

Action taken by the company
Happy Hounds Wales Ltd is recalling the above products on a precautionary basis. Point of sale notices will be displayed in all retail stores that are selling these products. These notices explain to customers why the products are being recalled and tell them what to do if they have bought the product.

Customer Notice: Happy Hounds Wales Ltd recalls frozen raw dog food

Our advice to consumers
(pet owners): If you have bought any of the above products do not use them. Instead, return them to the store from where they were bought for a full refund. When handling and serving raw pet food it is always advised to clean utensils and feeding bowls thoroughly after use. Consumers should wash hands thoroughly after handling raw pet food, bowls, utensils or after contact with the faeces of animals. Raw pet food should be stored separately from any food (especially ready to eat foods). Care should be taken when defrosting to avoid cross contamination of foods and surfaces.

Recall: Happy Hounds Wales – raw dog food products

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