Purina/Friskies Announces Cat Food Recall in Three States


happy_frisky_4Laurence Simon (Crap Mariner) | more info (via: Wylio)
Westerners and Pacific Northwesterners take note. From Food Safety News:

Nestl Purina PetCare Company is recalling approximately 870 bags of dry cat food shipped to Colorado, Idaho and Oregon that may be contaminated with Salmonella.

These bags of dry cat food were distributed in error in February, 2011 to a small number of customers in Colorado, Idaho and Oregon, which may have further distributed the product to other Western states.

There have been no reports of illness.

The recall involves:

— Cat Chow Naturals Dry Cat Food: 6.3 lb. bag; best by August 2012; production code 10331083 13; bag UPC code 17800 11320

— Friskies Grillers Blend Dry Cat Food: 3.15 lb. bag; best by August 2012; production code 10381083 06; bag UPC code 50000 08450

— Friskies Grilllers Blend Dry Cat Food: 16 lb. bag, best by August 2012; production code 10381083 06; bag UPC code 50000 57578

No other Purina cat or dog products are involved in the recall.

Consumers who have purchased any of these dry cat food products with these “best by” dates and production codes should discard them.

For further information or to obtain a product refund, call NPPC toll-free at 1-800-982-6559 weekdays 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Central Time, or visit www.purina.com.

I’ve never been a particularly huge fan of Friskies, and I’m also not a fan of massive conglomerates such as Nestl Purina or The Very Big Corporation of America.

And wasn’t Nestl the company that tried to deceive impoverished women in developing countries that the company’s infant formula was superior to breast milk? According to all-knowing and never inaccurate Wikipedia, it was.

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