United Pet Group is recalling a limited quantity of the products, including "Ultra Blend Gourmet Food for Parakeets," "ēCotrition Grains & Greens Nutritional Supplement for Parakeets," "ēCotrition Grains & Greens Nutritional Supplement for Canaries and Finches" and "ēCotrition Grains & Greens Nutritional Supplement for Cockatiels."
These products contain small quantities of dried parsley flakes supplied to United Pet Group by Specialty Commodities, Inc. On February 11, 2013, Specialty Commodities, Inc. initiated a voluntary product recall of parsley flakes distributed to United Pet Group and other pet food suppliers because the products may have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Specialty Commodities, Inc. distributed the products to United Pet Group on May 30, 2012, and August 29, 2012.
The specific lot numbers/production codes subject to this notice are as follows:
- Ultra Blend Gourmet, Food for Parakeets (80oz bag) UPC 26851 00904 Item # A904 / 056-0904-01 – USE BY dates: 07/20/15 and 10/20/15
- ēCotrition Grains & Greens, Nutritional Supplement for Parakeets (8oz bag) UPC 26851 00505 Item # A505 / 11-20700 – USE BY dates: 10/23/15 and 11/14/1
- ēCotrition Grains & Greens, Nutritional Supplement for Canaries and Finches (8oz bag) UPC 26851 00546 Item # C546 / 11-20712 – USE BY date: 10/16/15
- ēCotrition Grains & Greens, Nutritional Supplement for Cockatiels (6.5oz bag) UPC 26851 00512 Item # B512 / 11-20711 – USE BY date: 12/05/15
The products listed above were distributed throughout the USA and Canada between Oct 2012 and Feb 2013.
No other United Pet Group, Inc., products are affected by this voluntary withdrawal.
Customers who have purchased any of the products noted above are urged to dispose of them or return them for a full refund.
There have been no known illnesses to date associated with the consumption of these products.
If you have these products, contact United Pet Group's Consumer Affairs team at 1-800-645- 5145, Monday through Friday between 8:30AM - 5:00PM EST for a refund.