Oma’s Pride, a Connecticut-based pet food manufacturer, is recalling Purr-Complete Feline Poultry Meal because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
According to a press release issued by the FDA, Purr-Complete Feline Poultry Meal was distributed nationwide through retail stores, distributors, and directly to consumers.
Purr-Complete Feline Poultry Meal is sold frozen. It is packaged in clear 12 oz. (UPC: 8 79384 00017 9) and 2 lb. (UPC: 8 79384 00018 6) plastic packaging under the Oma’s Pride brand as a poultry blend with code #1524. It was manufactured on September 12, 2014 with a use by recommended date of September 12, 2015.
At the time of this article, no illnesses have been reported.
If you or your pet had contact with the recalled product, you are advised to watch for symptoms that may develop. Common symptoms associated with Salmonella poisoning include diarrhea, bloody diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, or abdominal pain. If you, your pet, or a family member is experiencing these symptoms, you are urged to contact a medical professional.
The recall was as the result of a routine sampling program resulting in a positive test for Salmonella. Oma’s Pride has ceased the production and distribution of the product as FDA and the company continue their investigation as to what caused the problem.
Customers are advised to return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund. Contact Oma’s Pride Monday through Friday, 9:00am – 4:30pm, at 1-800-678-6627.