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Pet food recall: Hubbard Life, Joy Combo and QC Plus dog and cat brands recalled

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a pet food recall on Feb. 5. Hubbard Life, Joy Combo and Quality Care Plus (QC+) dog and cat food brands were recalled by Pro-Pet LLC due to salmonella concerns.

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In a single field test encompassing a single production line – products manufactured over a two day time span – may have the potential for Salmonella contamination.

The affected dog and cat foods were distributed through selected retailers, distributors and available for consumers via on-line purchase in Ariz., Calif., Colo., Conn., Fla., Ga., Iowa, Ill., Ind., Ky., Mass., Mich., Minn., Mont., N.C., N.D., Neb., N.J. , N.M., N.Y., Ohio, Pa., S.D., Tenn., Texas, Va., Wash., Wis. and W.Va.

The products affected in this recall are as follows:

  • 40 pound Hubbard Life Happy Hound Dog Food will have “Best By” date, 05 06 14; Lot Code 096 13 SM L2 2A with UPC Number 1219033878
  • 40 pound Hubbard Life Happy Hound Dog Food will have “Best By” date, 05 06 14; Lot Code 096 13 SM L2 1A with UPC Number 1219033878
  • 18 pound Hubbard Life Cat Stars Cat Food will have “Best By” date, 05 06 14; Lot Code 096 13 SM L2 1A with UPC Number 1219033873
  • 40 pound Hubbard Life Maintenance Dog Food will have “Best Buy date, 05 06 14; Lot Code 096 13 SM L2 2A with UPC Number 1219033875
  • 15 pound Joy Combo Cat Food will have “Best By” date, 05 06 14; Lot Code 096 13 SM L2 1A with UPC Number 7065407721
  • 40 pound Joy Combo Cat Food will have “Best By” date, 05 06 14; Lot Code 096 13 SM L2 1A with UPC Number 7065407713
  • 40 pound Joy Combo Cat Food will have “Best By” date, 05 06 14; Lot Code 096 13 SM L2 2A with UPC Number 7065407713
  • 20 pound QC Plus Adult Dog Food will have “Best By” date 05 07 14; Lot Code 097 13 SM L2 2A with UPC Number 2351780103
  • 40 pound QC Plus Adult Dog Food will have “Best By” date 05 07 14; Lot Code 097 13 SM L2 2A with UPC Number 2351780104
  • 40 pound QC Plus Adult Dog Food will have “Best By” date 05 07 14; Lot Code 097 13 SM L2 1A with UPC Number 2351780104

No illnesses have been reported to date.

Consumers who may have purchased any of the affected dog or cat food brands of Hubbard Life, Joy Combo or QC Plus by Pro-Pet LLC should discontinue their use.

For any questions concerning the Pro-Pet recall, consumers may call customer service representatives at 1-888-765-4190, Mon. – Fri. from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. CST.

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