What About The Pet Food Recalls And Salmonella?


What’s the deal with all the recent pet food recalls, and concerns about Salmonella? Stripping away the emotion, and worries about pet food recalls – let’s look at the facts. It turns out that according to Dr. Ron DeHaven, CEO of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the most common cause of salmonella transmitted from pet foods, are in raw food diets. But a recent report in Pediatrics does link dry food of potential salmonella infection in people.

Dr. Ron DeHaaven

In the AVMA Podcast Animal Tracks, Michael San Filippo interviews DeHaven and the risk of salmonella infection to people or pets. The conversation, I think, reveals much, answering many questions about the potential threat of salmonella.