Veterinary Public Health

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Contact Information
Veterinary Public Health Program
313 N Figueroa St. Rm 1127
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Tel (213) 989-7060
Tel: (877) 747-2243
Fax (213) 481-2375
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Recalls and Notices - Animal Related

dog food bowlSuspected cases of illness in animals due to contaminated pet food or drugs, occurring in Los Angeles County, should be reported to local public health office using the this form.

All reports will be shared with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Below are links to recalls and notices posted on the FDA's website.

Food and Drug Administration Pet Food Recalls Page









Several brands of dry dog food were recalled in May and April of 2012 because of potential contamination with Salmonella infantis. The manufacturer of these dry dog foods has set up a website for the public to track the brands involved.


The US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported  an outbreak of Salmonella infantis infections in people associated with dry dog food.  










FDA Progress Report illness in dogs from chicken jerky dog treats made in China 10.22.13


FDA Update on investigation into chicken jerky dog treats made in China 1.9.13






Last updated June 1, 2016

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