Dog food recalled due to potential salmonella contamination

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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KRON) — Sunshine Mills Inc. issued a recall of dog food products due to potential Salmonella contamination.

The company says no illnesses, injuries or complaints have been reported to date.

The potential contamination was noted after Sunshine Mills was notified by the distributor, Fleet Wholesale Supply Company, who was informed by Minnesota Department of Agriculture.

This after a sample 5 lbs. Sprout Sporting dog food product tested positive for Salmonella during routine surveillance.

The recalled products include:

  • Sportsman’s Pride Professional Formula 30/20 Dog Food in 40-pound bags
  • Sprout Sporting Dog Food in 5-pound and 40-pound bags
  • Intimidator Chicken & Rice Formula Dog Food 30/20 in 16- and 40-pound bags
  • FRM Gold Select High Performance Dog Food in 50-pound bags

The “best buy” date and lot code are found on the back of each package.

These products were distributed online and in retail stores in the following states: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, North Carolina, North Dakota, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin.

Salmonella can affect animals eating the products. There is also a risk to humans from handling the products, especially if they haven’t washed their hands after dealing with the products.

Those infected with Salmonella should monitor themselves for the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever.

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