Alert: Three dog and cat food brands recalled for salmonella
Fri, 07 Feb 2014 08:02:21 GMT —
Three dog and cat food brands are being recalled for salmonella.
The FDA issued a press release on Wednesday, February 5 by ProPet LLC. According to the FDA, fortunately there have not yet been any reports of illness caused by this contamination.
The brands recalled are, Hubbard Life dog and cat food, Joy Combo cat food and QC Plus dog food. You can see more specific details here.
They were distributed to select stores and online retailers in the following states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin & West Virginia.
Dogs or cats who become infected by salmonella may become lethargic, experience normal diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, have a fever, or begin vomiting.
Some animals will also experience a decreased appetite. Keep in mind that at times pets may have no symptoms at all, but can still carry Salmonella and affect other animals and people.
If you suspect your pet has any of these symptoms
or consumed the recalled products, please contact your veterinarian immediately.
For more information, the FDA has suggested customers call Pro-Pet's customer service line at 1-888-765-4190. Representatives are available from Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm central time.