Hill’s Pet Nutrition Dog Food Recall Alert
Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc. of Topeka, KS is voluntarily recalling 62 bags of Science Diet® Adult Small & Toy Breed™ dry dog food as they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The suspect product, part of a single production run, was distributed to 17 veterinary clinic and pet store customers in California, Hawaii and Nevada between April 24 and May 13, 2014.
Specifically, this voluntary recall is limited to a total of 62, 15.5 lb. bags of Science Diet® Adult Small & Toy Breed™ dry dog food with the Stock-Keeping Unit (SKU) code, “Best before” date and production code shown below. This product was accidentally released, as revealed during a routine inventory reconciliation. All 17 affected customers have been contacted by Hill’s and there have been no reported illnesses related to this product to date.
|Product Name||Bag Size||SKU||“Best Before” Date/ Production Code|
|Science Diet® Adult Small & Toy Breed||15.5 lbs.||9097||08 2015/ M094|
The SKU number is located on the bottom of the bag, both side panels and on the back lower right hand corner below the UPC code. As illustrated below, the “Best before” date and production code is stamped on the top, middle of each bag.
The full press release can be found on the FDA website http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm399662.htm
According to the AVMA website, there have been no prior recalls by Hill’s Pet Nutrition since 2012.