July 25, 2014

Kaytee Recalls Mouse, Rat and Hamster Food for Possible Salmonella

Kaytee Pet Products is recalling Kaytee Forti-Diet Pro Health Mouse, Rat, and Hamster food because of possible Salmonella contamination. No pet or human illnesses have been reported to date.

Product details:

  • Kaytee Forti-Diet Pro Health Mouse, Rat & Hamster
    • 6/5 pound
    • UPC number 71859 00001
    • Material # 100502315
    • Best Before code 03-Apr-2013 K61
  • Kaytee Forti-Diet Pro Health Mouse, Rat & Hamster
    • 25 pound
    • UPC number 71859 99995
    • Material # 100502086
    • Best Before code 31-Mar-2013
  • Kaytee Forti-Diet Pro Health Mouse, Rat & Hamster
    • 6/3 pound
    • UPC number 71859 99994
    • Material # 100502085
    • Best Before Code 31-Mar-2013 K63
  • Kaytee Forti-Diet Pro Health Mouse, Rat & Hamster – Petco Stores only
    • 25 pound
    • UPC number 71859 00000
    • Material # 100502275
    • Best Before Code 30-Mar-2013

This product was manufactured on January 5 and 6, 2012. Kaytee is removing the product from all retail stores and distribution centers.

Anyone exposed to Salmonella should watch out for nausea, vomiting, bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramps and fever. Pets with Salmonella may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever, and vomiting. Some pets may have milder symptoms. Infected but otherwise healthy pets can be carriers and infect other animals or humans.

The products were distributed to: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin; and, into the countries of Abu Dhabi, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Czechoslovakia, Dominican Republic, Dutch Antilles, Finland, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Guam, Honduras, Hong Kong, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Korea, Kuwait, Mexico, New Zealand, Pakistan, Panama, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Sweden, Thailand, and Trinidad.

For questions, call 1-800-529-8331. Customer service representatives and company veterinarians will respond.

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