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United Pet Group Voluntarily Recalls Certain Bird Products


February 28, 2013

United Pet Group voluntarily recalled a limited quantity of the products, “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, who on Feb. 11, initiated a voluntary product recall of the 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 distributed the products to United Pet Group on May 30, 2012, and Aug. 29, 2012. The listed products were distributed throughout the United State and Canada between October 2012 and February 2013. For a full list of the impacted products visit the FDA website.

No other United Pet Group, Inc., products were impacted 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, please contact United Pet Group’s Consumer Affairs team at 1-800-645- 5145, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30a.m. – 5 p.m. EST for a refund.

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