The United States Food and Drug Administration warns pet owners to stay away from Performance Dog frozen raw pet food produced July 22, 2019 or later, after a test tested positive for Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes.
Two samples of raw pet food – one from Performance Dog and the other from a beef species – were taken by the FDA as part of a routine inspection at the Bravo Packing, Inc. production facility in Carneys Point, New Jersey, the statement states .  Livestock livestock food tested positive for Salmonella and Performance Dog tested positive for Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes.
The FDA warns against all Performance Dog raw pet food produced after July 22, saying it "represents a serious threat to humans and animals. health, "the statement states.
Bravo Packing, Inc. also tested positive for contamination in September 201[ads1]8, requesting a recall.
Dog food has been under investigation by the FDA for years – over concerns about bacteria,
According to their statement, the FDA has investigated more than 500 cases of extended cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs who eat certain types of foods.
DCM is a condition that affects a dog's heart and results in an enlarged muscle. Dogs with DCM are easily covered, cough and have difficulty breathing.