On Friday, August 30, 2013, the FDA announced a recall of a limited number of Purina ONE dog food. The recall is due to salmonella contamination. Purina ONE beyOnd Our White Meat Chicken & Whole Barley Recipe Adult Dry dog food. Only 3.5 pound bags are affected by this recall.
How to identify the recalled dog food
To determine if you have one of the recalled bags of dog food, look on the bottom or the back of the bag. Recalled bags are 3.5 pound bags. They have a “best buy” date of Oct. 2014. The production code is 31071083. All recalled bags have the following UPC code: 17800 12679.
What if I have a recalled bag
If the codes and date match the recalled information—discontinue using the dog food. Locate your receipt and cut the UPC code from the bag. Contact Nestle Purina PetCare for a refund at 1-800-473-8546. The phone lines are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
If your dog shows any of the following signs of salmonella poisoning, contact your veterinarian immediately:
- Bloody stools
- Lethargy (lack of energy)
- Decreased appetite
- Abdominal pain
Puppies, senior dogs, and dogs with chronic health issues have a higher risk of life threatening salmonella symptoms.
Humans can become infected from contact with this product. If you have a recalled bag of Purina ONE beyOnd Our White Meat Chicken & Whole Barley Recipe Adult dry dog food, wash your hands thoroughly after discarding the food. Place the discarded food out of reach of children and animals. Disinfect all food dishes, counter tops, floors and other surfaces that could have come in contact with the recalled food. Children, the elderly, and persons with weak or compromised immune systems are more likely to suffer severe symptoms.
Updates will be posted on this page as soon as they become available.
Lynda Altman loves animals and is “mom” to three rescued dogs; Izzy, Sophie, and Romeo. She is very concerned about pet health issues. Prior to the birth of her 4th child, Lynda owned an exotic pet business. Get notices when this page is updated by clicking on the subscribe link, by email, or contact Lynda @fusgeyer on Twitter.