CINCINNATI – Consumer products giant Procter & Gamble Co. said it is voluntarily recalling two lots of Iams brand prescription renal dry cat food because it could be contaminated with salmonella.
The products are available by prescription through veterinary clinics.
No illnesses have been reported, but an FDA analysis identified positive results on two lots of Iams Veterinary Formulas Feline Renal 5.5 lbs: numbers 01384174B4 0 19014 21405 1 and 01384174B2 0 19014 21405 1.
Codes are found in the lower right corner on the back of the bag.
Anyone owning the food should throw it out. Pets can become infected and people handling the dry pet food can become infected with salmonella as well if they do not wash their hands. Salmonella can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, seniors and others with weakened immune systems.
Customers seeking more information or a refund may call P&G at 877-894-4458.