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Red Flannel Cat Food, 20 lb. bags recalled
Shoreview, Minn. - A voluntary recall of Red Flannel Cat Food has been issued by PMI Nutrition.
The recall is for 20 pound bags of Red Flannel Cat Formula cat food for possible salmonella contamination.
There've been no reports of illness, but, according to the FDA, the recall is being issued out of an "abundance of cautions after routine testing ogf the FDA Detroit District Office identified possible Salmonella contamination."
Salmonella can affect the animals who eat the products, and humans who handle contaminated products.
Those infected with salmonella can experience: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever. Rarely, salmonella can result in more serious ailments, including arterial infections.
The product was distributed to New York State, along with Alabama, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, North Carolina, North Dakota, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Vermont, Wisconsin and West Virginia.
The lot number is printed on the back 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. (Example 14:32) 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 this recall.
Customers can return impacted product to their dealer for a full refund or replacement.
For more information on the recall, customers can contact the customer service line for PMI products at 1-800-332-4738. Customer service representatives will be available Sunday, Jan. 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. CST and Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CST.