ST. LOUIS, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Nestle Purina PetCare Co. voluntarily recalled 3.5-pound bags of Purina ONE beyOnd Our White Meat Chicken & Whole Barley Recipe Adult Dry Dog Food.
The recalled product was from a single production run and shipped to U.S. retail customers. The recall was done because one bag of the product was found to be contaminated with salmonella.
Only Purina ONE beyOnd Our White Meat Chicken & Whole Barley Recipe Adult Dry Dog Food with both the "Best By" date and the production code shown below are included in this voluntary recall:
-- 3.5 lb. "Best By" Date & Production Code. Oct. 2014 31071083UPC Code 17800 12679. The best by date and production code are found on the back or bottom of the bag.
No additional Purina or Purina ONE dog or cat products were involved in this voluntary recall at this time, the company said. No salmonella-related illness has been reported to date in association with this product.
Consumers who purchased Purina ONE beyOnd Our White Meat Chicken & Whole Barley Recipe Adult Dry Dog Food products with the specific best by date and production code should discontinue feeding the product and discard it.
Salmonella can affect animals eating the product, and there is a risk to humans from handling contaminated products. People handling contaminated dry pet food can become infected with Salmonella, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with surfaces exposed to this product.
Nestle Purina PetCare said it apologized for any inconvenience due to this voluntary recall. For further information or to obtain a product refund, please call NPPC toll-free at 1-800-473-8546, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.