RECALL ALERT: Freshpet Recalls One Lot Of “Freshpet Select Fresh From The Kitchen Home Cooked Chicken Recipe”

Freshpet recalled of a single lot of Freshpet Select Fresh From the Kitchen Home Cooked Chicken Recipe (4.5 lb. bag), with sell by date of 10/29/22, due to potential Salmonella contamination

Freshpet announced a voluntary recall of its Select Fresh From the Kitchen Home Cooked Chicken Recipe on June 17 due to potential Salmonella contamination. The affected dog food was sold in 4.5-lb bags at various large retailers throughout the United States.

Select Fresh From the Kitchen Home Cooked Chicken Recipe Recall Summary

Company Name:Freshpet, Inc.
Brand Name:Freshpet
Reason For Recall:Potential for salmonella
Announcement Date:FDA recall notice dated June 18, 2022
What was recalled:A single lot of Freshpet Select Fresh From the Kitchen Home Cooked Chicken Recipe, 4.5 lb. bag, sell by date of Oct. 29, 2022
A breakdown of the Select Fresh From the Kitchen Home Cooked Chicken Recipe Recall

In cooperation with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Freshpet is urging customers to dispose of all dog food products with a sell-by date and lot code of 10/29/22 and a UPC code of 627975011673. The codes are located on the bottom and back of each bag. According to the company, no other products are impacted by the recall.

Credit: Freshpet
Product NameRetail UPC CodeLot CodeSell by Date
Product recall details

According to the FDA, dogs with Salmonella poisoning may experience diarrhea, fever, vomiting, loss of energy and appetite, and abdominal pain.

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Infected dogs can also carry the illness, infecting other animals and humans.

The FDA and Freshpet have yet to receive any reports of illnesses or injuries.

The fresh dog food may have been sold at Walmart stores in Alabama and Georgia and Target stores in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, and Puerto Rico.

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If you have one of the affected packages, stop feeding it to your pet and throw it out. Contact Freshpet for a refund.

“Our Freshpet Team had designated this single lot [of pet food products] for destruction, but a small portion of the lot was inadvertently shipped to retailers in limited geographic markets in the last two weeks,” said the company in its prepared statement.

Pet parents who have questions or would like to report adverse reactions should call 1.800.285.0563 Mon. through Fri., 9 am–9 pm (EDT) and Sat. through Sun. 9 am–1 pm (EDT) or visit

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