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Pet Meat Recall Maffra Knackery Victoria

Recall of fresh and frozen raw pet meat sourced from Gippsland and sold between 31st May 2021 and 3rd July 2021. Products may be labelled “Maffra Knackery Chopped” or “Backman’s Greyhound Supplies”. Maffra Knackery, also trading as Backman’s Greyhound Supplies, has launched a recall of raw chopped meat products in relation to 12 dog deaths and 50 reported illnesses. The recall, with recalls being voluntary in Australia, comes three weeks after the spate of sicknesses was originally reported to vets via the PetFAST system facilitated by the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA). PetFAST reported “a cluster of cases of acute hepatopathy in Victorian dogs fed pet meat has recently been identified” and “advises alerting clients and members of public whose dogs have eaten pet meat (especially if sourced from Victoria) and have acute onset of vomiting, inappetence, excessive thirst, or jaundice to contact their veterinarian as soon as possible”. The sickness and deaths,…

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