PhotoEvanger’s Dog & Cat Food is expanding its recall of Hunk of Beef and is also recalling Evanger’s Braised Beef and Against the Grain’s pulled beef products.

The products may be adulterated with pentobarbital.

Oral exposure to pentobarbital can cause drowsiness, dizziness, excitement, loss of balance, nausea, nystagmus (eyes moving back and forth in a jerky manner), inability to stand, coma and death.

The following 12-oz. cans of dog foods are being recalled:

  • Evanger’s: Hunk of Beef: 20109
  • Evanger’s: Braised Beef: 20107
  • Against the Grain: Pulled Beef: 80001

The numbers listed above are the second half of the barcode, which can be found on the back of the product label.

The recalled products were manufactured between December 2015, and January 2017, have expiration dates of December 2019, through January 2021, and were distributed online and through independent boutique pet stores nationwide.

What to do

Consumers who notice the above symptoms in their pets should consult their veterinarian.

Customers who purchased the recalled products may return them to to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-847-537-0102 between 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM (CT) Monday - Friday.



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