A California, USA, petfood company issued a voluntary recall of its raw cat food because the food may be contaminated with Salmonella.
Primal Pet Foods of San Mateo, California, USA recalled its Feline Chicken & Salmon Formula, 4-pound chicken and salmon nuggets (UPC# 8 95135 00025 0) with a "best by" date code of 043112-17. The recalled product was distributed through retail stores sales in the US. The company says none of its other products are affected and that no pet or human illnesses have been reported in connection with the recalled food. Consumers who purchased the recalled cat food can contact Primal Pet Foods directly at +1.866.566.4652 for assistance in getting a full refund or replacement from the place of purchase. Unopened packages should be returned to the local retailer and opened packages should be thrown away.
Healthy people infected with Salmonella may experience some or all of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping or fever. Pets with Salmonella infections may become lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever or vomiting. If a pet is exhibiting any of these symptoms, contact a veterinarian.
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