Sunday, July 31, 2011

Purina Recalls Dry Cat Food

ST. LOUIS, July 29, 2011/PRNewswire/ - Nestle Purina PetCare Company is voluntarily recalling a limited number of 3.5 and 7 pound bags of its Purina ONE Vibrant Maturity 7+ Dry Cat Food from a single production run and shipped to customers located in California, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, Ohio and Wisconsin.

Nestle Purina PetCare Company became aware of the Salmonella contamination as a result of samples that had been collected in several retail stores.

Pets with Salmonella infections may exhibit decreased appetite, fever and abdominal pain.  If left untreated, pets may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever and vomiting.  Infected but otherwise healthy pets can be carriers and infect other animals or humans. 

Visit PRNewswire for the complete list of Purina's recalled food with "Best By" dates and production codes affected.

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Inspirational Message for Today:
Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature and complete. James 1:4
Becoming Entirely HIS:
Ultimately God will allow nothing to escape; every detail of our lives is under His scrutiny. God will bring us back in countless ways to the same point over and over again. And He never tires of bringing us back to that one point until we learn the lesson, because His purpose is to produce the finished product. Oswald Chambers