Nevada is one of nine states included in a pet food recall involving a company that sells its products at PetSmart stores.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration released this week that Blue Buffalo Company is voluntarily recalling one production lot of Cub Size Wilderness Wild Chews Bones.
It turns out the product has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
The product has been distributed in PetSmart stores located in the following nine states since Nov. 19, 2015: California, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington.
The recalled product comes individually shrink-wrapped in plastic with the UPC number 840243110087 printed on a sticker affixed to the product. The expiration date, Nov. 4, 2017, is printed as "Exp 110417" on the shrink-wrap.
The voluntary recall is limited to the following product and production lot:
Cub Size Wilderness Wild Chews Bone
November 4, 2017
Salmonella can affect animals eating the product. There is also a risk to humans who handle the contaminated pet products.
Healthy people infected with Salmonella should monitor themselves for some or all of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever.
Consumers exhibiting these signs after having contact with this product should contact their healthcare provider.
Pets with Salmonella infections may have decreased appetite, fever, and abdominal pain. Other clinical signs may include lethargy, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, and vomiting.
If your pet has consumed the recalled product and has these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian.
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