Natura Pet Recalls Dry Pet Foods Due to Salmonella Risk

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June 18, 2013

 – Natura Pet Products is voluntarily recalling specific lots of dry pet food because it has the potential to be contaminated with 

Salmonella

.

What: 

 The affected dry pet food products include:

natura-recall-6-18Why: 

These products were packaged in a single production facility and during routine FDA testing at the facility, a single lot tested positive for the presence of 

Salmonella.Threat Level:

 Medium. There have been no reports of pet or human illness associated with this product, yet 

Salmonella

 can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products.

What Should I Do?:

 Dispose of any unused portion of the product and feed your pet an alternate food. Keep on the lookout for

signs of Salmonella

.Contact the store where you purchased the food to see if a refund or exchange is allowed or call Natura toll-free at

800-224-6123

(Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM CST). PetCareRx does not currently sell these products.

Alternatives:

 If your pet eats another type of food in addition to one mentioned above, feed your pet the other food only. If you need to switch your pet to a new food, consider one of these natural and organic options.

Taste of the Wild Pacific Stream All Natural Dry Dog FoodNatural Balance Limited Ingredients Diet - Sweet Potato and Fish Dry Dog FoodWellness Chicken Formula Canned Cat FoodHalo Treats Liv-a-Little's Seafood Combo for CatsNewman's Own Organic Chicken Dog Treats

Since switching a pet's food quickly (instead of mixing foods over a period of a few days) can cause stomach distress, talk to your vet if your pet experiences digestive issues.Read the 

full release from the FDA

.

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