Nature’s Variety issues voluntary recall due to possible salmonella contamination

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(Photo Credit:  Nature's Variety via FDA)

(Photo Credit: Nature’s Variety via FDA)

Nature’s Variety has announced a voluntary recall on some of its dog food due to possible salmonella contamination.

The FDA says the recall involves the Instinct Raw Chicken Formula for dogs with a ‘best by’ date of 4/27/16. Salmonella can affect animals eating the products, according to the FDA, and there is a risk to humans from handling products contaminated with it.

The affected products are limited to the Instinct Raw Chicken Formula Frozen Diets packaged in the following forms:

  • UPC# 769949611431 – Instinct Raw Chicken Formula Bites for Dogs 4 lb.; Best By 04/27/16
  • UPC# 769949611448 – Instinct Raw Chicken Formula Bites for Dogs 7 lb.; Best By 04/27/16
  • UPC# 769949611486 – Instinct Raw Chicken Formula Patties for Dogs 6 lb.; Best By 04/27/16

No illnesses have been reported in connection with the products. Nature’s Variety became aware of the issue after a routine surveillance sample tested positive.

The FDA says consumers should discontinue using the recalled product.

Read more here.

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