Alert: Recall of Dry Pet Food Products from Iams & Eukanuba

Central Veterinary Associates has announced that Procter & Gamble has issued a recall of its Iams and Eukanuba dry pet food after it was discovered that some of its product may have contained Salmonella.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration reported that the affected batch was made at one of P&G’s facilities over a 10-day period. The recalled products have a “Best By” date between November 6, 2014 and November 14, 2014. The following products have been recalled:

● Eukanuba Dog Food Base Large Breed Mature Adult (15-lb. and 30-lb. bags)

● Eukanuba Dog Food Base Maintenance Mature Adult (30-lb. bag)

● Eukanuba Dog Food Base Maintenance Puppy (5-lb., 16.5-lb. and 33-lb. bags)

● Eukanuba Dog Food Base Small Breed Adult (4-lb. and 16-lb. bags)

● Eukanuba Dog Food Base Small Breed Puppy (4-lb., 16-lb. and 40-lb. bags)

● Eukanuba Dog Food Breed Specific Boxer Adult and Labrador Retriever Adult (36-lb. bags)

● Eukanuba Dog Food Breed Specific Chihuahua Adult (4-lb. bag)

● Eukanuba Dog Food Premium Performance 30/20 Adult (33-lb. bag)

● Eukanuba Dog Food Premium Performance Feeding Bag Small Breed Puppy (44-lb. bag)

● Eukanuba Dog Food Weight Control Large Breed Adult (30-lb. bag)

● Iams Dog Food Healthy Naturals Chicken Adult (2.9-lb., 5-lb., 13.3-lb. and 25.7-lb. bags)

● Iams Dog Food Healthy Naturals Weight Control Adult (13.3-lb. bag)

● Iams Dog Food Premium Protection Chicken Adult (12.1-lb. bag)

● Iams Dog Food ProActive Health Large Breed Mature Adult (30-lb. bag)

● Iams Dog Food ProActive Health Large Breed Senior Plus (13.3-lb. and 26.2-lb. bags)

● Iams Dog Food ProActive Health Large Chunks Adult (15-lb. bag)

● Iams Dog Food ProActive Health Small Breed Adult (3.1-lb., 5-lb. and 13.3-lb. bags)

● Iams Dog Food ProActive Health Small Breed Puppy (5-lb. bag)

● Iams Cat Food Healthy Naturals Chicken Adult (5-lb. and 16-lb. bags)

● Iams Cat Food Healthy Naturals Weight Control Adult (5-lb. bag)

● Iams Cat Food ProActive Health Chicken Adult (3.2-lb., 5.8-lb., 10.8-lb. and 17.4-lb. bags)

● Iams Cat Food ProActive Health Chicken Kitten (3.2-lb., 5.7-lb. and 17.4-lb. bags)

● Iams Cat Food ProActive Health Digestive Care Adult (3-lb., 5-lb. and 16-lb. bags)

● Iams Cat Food ProActive Health Hairball Adult (3.1-lb., 5-lb., 9.8-lb. and 16-lb. bags)

● Iams Cat Food ProActive Health Hairball Mature Adult (5-lb. bag)

● Iams Cat Food ProActive Health Weight Control & Hairball Adult (2.9-lb., 5-lb., 5.5-lb., 9.8-lb. and 16-lb. bags)

● Iams Cat Food ProActive Health Weight Control Adult (5-lb., 9.8-lb. and 16-lb. bags)

● Iams Cat Food Professional Feeding Bag Chicken Adult (33-lb. bags)

 

No pets have been sickened by the product. Pets that are infected with Salmonella may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever and vomiting. Some pets will only have decreased appetite, fever and abdominal pain.

“It is important for all pet owners who purchased these products to return them to the store for a full refund,” says Dr. John Charos, DVM, President/CEO, Central Veterinary Associates. “It is recommended that this product no longer be fed to your pets and to contact your local veterinarian as soon as possible if your pet becomes ill as the result of consuming this product.”

CVA keeps its hospital in Valley Stream open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, including all major holidays. For more information or to make an appointment, call 1 (888) 4CVA-PET (428-2738) or visit www.centralvets.com.

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