Attention all dog parents! Sunshine Mills Inc, has recalled a number of their dog food products as there may be possible Salmonella contamination.
Like us, our dogs are at heightened risk of salmonella infection as it may lead to a number of illnesses. To date, according to Sunshine Mills Inc, there have been no illnesses, injuries or complaints reported, but you should still be on high alert for your dog and family’s sake.
The issue was detected during routine quality assurance testing in a sample of 5lb Sprout Sporting dog food. Sunshine Mills was immediately notified by the distributor of this dog food product, Fleet Wholesale Supply Company. The company also alerted the Minnesota Department of Agriculture.
The recalled products list includes:
- Sportsman’s Pride Professional Formula 30/20 Dog Food (40 lb bags)
- Sprout Sporting Dog Food ( 5lb and 40lb bags)
- Intimidator Chicken and Rice Formula Dog Food 30/20 (16lb and 40lb bags)
- FRM Gold Select High Performance Dog Food (50lb bags)
If you have any of the above in your possession, be sure to check the lot code and the best by date located on the back of each package. The named dog food products have been sold in stores and online in the states of:
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- South Dakota
If you have come in contact with any of these products, ensure you wash your hands properly to prevent contracting salmonella yourself as it may put you at risk of nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, bloody stool, abdominal pain, and fever.
Contact your vet and doctor if you or your dog comes in contact with any of the aforementioned products.