The US Food and Drug Administration has issued a voluntary recall for Purina dry dog food, due to potential health risks from Salmonella contamination.
According to the FDA’s official notice, issued on August 30, 2013, the Purina PetCare Company is “voluntarily recalling a limited number of 3.5-pound bags of its Purina ONE beyOnd Our White Meat Chicken & Whole Barley Recipe Adult Dry Dog Food from a single production run and shipped to retail customers in the United States.”
The effected dry dog food that might be contaminated with Salmonella has a “Best by” date of Oct 2014, and production code 31071083; UPS code 17800 12679.
Consumers who bought the above Purina dry dog food products are advised to “discontinue feeding the product and discard it.”
Symptoms of Salmonella poisoning in pets includes fever, diarrhea, vomiting, and loss of appetite, and other health problems.
Salmonella contamination can be transmitted to humans if they handle tainted foods, including pet foods.
For more information or if you would like a refund if you purchased the affected product, contact Purina at 800-473-8546.