Minnesota-based PMI Nutrition LLC has voluntarily recalled bags of its Red Flannel cat food due to possible Salmonella contamination.
There have been no reports of illness related to this product to date, according to the company, and the recall is being issued out of an abundance of caution after routine testing by the US Food and Drug Administration's Detroit District Office identified possible Salmonella contamination. The food was manufactured by a third-party manufacturer for PMI. The product was sold through dealers to customers distributed in the following states: Alabama, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, North Carolina, North Dakota, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Vermont, Wisconsin and West Virginia.
The lot number is printed on the lower back side of the bag in a white box on the right-hand side. The lot number will be preceded by a time stamp that will be unique to each bag. The lot number and best-by date impacted by this recall are as follows:
Best by 05 06 14
096 13 SM L2 1A (lot number)
The UPC code for the recalled product is: 7 42869 00058 5. No other products/lot numbers are affected by the recall, according to PMI.
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