Published by: Ingrid King. Last Updated on: October 31, 2022 by Crystal Uys
The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) has recalled specific lots of dry pet food due to possible salmonella contamination. These products were distributed to retailers in the United States.
The following products and lot numbers are affected:
Pets with Salmonella infections may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever, and vomiting. Some pets will have only decreased appetite, fever and abdominal pain. Infected but otherwise healthy pets can be carriers and infect other animals or humans. If your pet has consumed the recalled product and has these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian.
Healthy people infected with Salmonella should monitor themselves for some or all of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever. Rarely, Salmonella can result in more serious ailments, including arterial infections, endocarditis, arthritis, muscle pain, eye irritation, and urinary tract symptoms. Consumers exhibiting these signs after having contact with this product should contact their healthcare providers.
Consumers who purchased a product listed below should stop using the product and discard it and contact P&G toll-free at 800-208-0172 (Monday – Friday, 9 AM to 6 PM ET). You can find more information about the recall on the IAMS website.
Please note that this recall also includes multiple lots of dry IAMS and Eukanuba dog foods. For a list of affected products, visit the IAMS website.
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Ingrid King is an award-winning author, former veterinary hospital manager, and veterinary journalist who is passionate about cats.