Nestlé Purina has issued a voluntary recall on certain bags of its Purina ONE beyOnd Our White Meat Chicken & Whole Barley adult dry dog food citing possible salmonella contamination.
Here's what consumers need to know: the products at issue are 3-5-pound bags with the sell by date “Oct. 2014″ and UPC code “2014 31071083 17800 12679.”
None of the company's other products are being recalled, it said in a statement on its website.
No salmonella illnesses have been reported yet in association with this Purina product.
The company warns that humans may be exposed to the bacteria by handling the food. If you have this product, please safely dispose of it immediately.
Symptoms include decreased appetite, fever, abdominal cramping, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dehydration and lethargy. . Without treatment the infection can lead tolethary, diarrhea, fever and vomiting.
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.
For more information, call Nestlé Purina PetCare Company at 1-800-473-8546, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.