Bravo Pet Food issues recall for select lots and products

bravoMANCHESTER, Conn. — Bravo Pet Food is recalling several lots and products nationwide because they could be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, the Food and Drug Administration said Thursday.

The organism could cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and those with weakened immune systems, though healthy cats and dogs rarely become sick from it.

The recalled products are as follows:

* Raw Food Diet Bravo! Beef Blend for Dogs and Cats (Made in New Zealand). All 2-pound, 5-pound and 10-pound tubes. Product numbers: 52-102, 52-105, 52-110. Best used by date: Oct. 10, 2015 or earlier

* Raw Food Diet Bravo! Lamb Blend for Dogs and Cats (Made in New Zealand). All 2-pound, 5-pound and 10-pound tubes. Product numbers: 42-102, 42-105, 42-110. Best used by date: Oct. 10, 2015 or earlier

* Raw Food Diet Bravo! Lamb Basic for Dogs and Cats (Made in New Zealand). All 2-pound tubes. Product number: 42-202. Best used by date: Oct. 10, 2015 or earlier

* Raw Food Diet Bravo! Beef Beef Heart for Dogs and Cats (Made in New Zealand). All 5-pound tubes. Product number: 53-130. Best used by date: Oct. 10, 2015 or earlier

* Raw Food Diet Bravo! 100% Pure Natural Premium Grass-Fed Buffalo for Dogs and Cats (Manufactured by Bravo! Manchester, Conn). Net weight 2 pounds (32 ounces) .91 kilogram (tubes). Product number: 72-222. Best used by date: Jan. 7, 2016

* Bravo! Turkey Balance Formula (Manufactured by Bravo! Manchester, Conn). Net weight 2 pounds (32 ounces) .09 kilogram, Chub (tube). Product number: 31-402. Best used by date: Jan. 7, 2016 and Feb. 11, 2016. Net weight 5 pounds (80 ounces), 2.3 kilograms, Chub (tube). Product number: 31-405, Best used by date: Jan. 7, 2016 and Feb. 11, 2016

* Raw Food Diet Bravo! Lamb Blend for Dogs and Cats (Manufactured by Bravo! Manchester, Conn). 5-pounds (80 ounces), 2.3 kilograms, Chub (tube). Product number: 42-105. Best used by date: Feb. 11, 2016

The labels can be viewed by clicking the link.

The recalled products should not be sold or fed to pets. Customers can return the food to the store where it was purchased and submit a claim form at the Bravo website for a full refund.