Procter and Gamble recalls dry pet food for salmonella contamination
The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) announced the voluntary recall of some lots of dog and cat food for possible Salmonella contamination. The recall affected P&G brands Eukanuba Dry dog food, Iams Dry dog food and Iams Dry cat food. Only dry pet food with specific lot codes manufactured during a ten-day window were affected by the recall. The recalled bags represented only 0.1% of the company's annual production. These products were also only distributed in the US. So far, no salmonella-related illnesses have yet been reported.
P&G urged all consumers affected by the recall to stop using the products. The company has advised that complaints can be coursed through P&G's toll-free number at 800-208-0172 from Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. To know if the product they purchased was affected by the recall, customers can check out the press release issued by the company in a pdf document available on www.iams.com.
P&G is an international company operating in 70 countries around the world. Its products are used by 4.8 billion people worldwide. Aside from Eukanuba and Iams, some of its brands include Ambi Pur, Ariel, Gillette, Head & Shoulders, Lenor, Olay, Oral-B, Pampers, Pantene, Prestobarba, SK-II,Tide, Vicks, and Wella.