On yesterday a recall was issued on pet food by one of its makers. Proctor & Gamble has issued a recall of several lots of Iams and Eukanuba dry pet food that could be contaminated with salmonella and were distributed nationwide. There have been no illnesses reported as a result of the recall.
According to a statement on the Food and Drug Administration’s recalls website: “The affected product was distributed to select retailers across the United States,” . “These products were made during a 10-day window at a single manufacturing site. P&G’s routine testing determined that some products made during this timeframe have the potential for Salmonella contamination. No other dry dog food, dry cat food, dog or cat canned wet food, biscuits/treats or supplements are affected by this announcement.”
The affected lots of food have “Best by” dates between Nov. 6, 2014 and Nov. 14, 2014.
Pet owners who have purchased one of the recalled products listed below should throw it out and contact P&G at 800-208-0172 (Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time), or via website at www.iams.com or www.eukanuba.com. To get the specific lot numbers and UPC codes, visit the official announcement on the FDA recalls website.