FDA recalls cat food contaminated with salmonella

WASHINGTON, D.C. (KAIT) - The Food and Drug Administration announced Saturday that Purina is voluntarily recalling its Purina ONE Vibrant Maturity 7+ Dry Cat Food. Some of the food, which was shipped to 12 states including Missouri in December 2010, was found to be contaminated with salmonella.

Only Purina ONE Vibrant Maturity 7+ Dry Cat Food with both the "Best By" date and the production code shown are included in this voluntary recall :

Size "Best By" Date & Production Code UPC Code

3.5 lb. MAY 2012 03341084 17800 01885

3.5 lb. MAY 2012 03351084 17800 01885

7 lb. MAY 2012 03341084 17800 01887

7 lb. MAY 2012 03351084 17800 01887

"Best By" Date and Production Code are found on the back or bottom of the bag.

No additional Purina cat or dog products are involved in this voluntary recall. No other Purina ONE brand products are involved.

Consumers with these specific "Best By" dates and production codes should discontinue using the product.

Salmonella can affect animals eating the product, and there is a risk to humans from handling contaminated products.

For further information or to obtain a product refund, please call NPPC toll-free at 1-800-982-6559 or visit www.purina.com1

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