Natura Pet Products has announced it is voluntarily expanding its March 29, 2013 recall of dry pet foods because they may be contaminated with Salmonella.
The expanded recall now includes all dry pet food products and treats with expiration dates prior to and including March 24, 2014.
The affected products are sold through veterinary clinics and select pet specialty retailers nationwide and in Canada.
Products affected by the recall include:
- California Natural
The following treat products are included:
- Innova Cat Treats
- Wild Cravings Turkey & Chicken Formula Cat Treats
- Wild Cravings Herring & Salmon Formula Cat Treats
- Wild Cravings Weight Management Cat Treats
If you have purchased these foods you should discard them.
For more information, consumers may visit www.naturapet.com.
For a product replacement or refund call Natura at 800-224-6123 Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM CST.
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.
Pets with Salmonella infections may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever, and vomiting. Some pets will have only decreased appetite, fever and abdominal pain.
Healthy people infected with Salmonella should monitor themselves for some or all of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever.
Rarely, Salmonella can result in more serious ailments, including arterial infections, endocarditis, arthritis, muscle pain, eye irritation, and urinary tract symptoms.
Consumers exhibiting these signs after having contact with this product should contact their health care providers.