US recalls Salmonella contaminated petfood
At least 125 products –including pet food – have been recalled in connection
with the salmonella outbreak according to the US Food and Drug Administration.
All the products (cookies, ice cream and pet food) contained peanut paste or
peanut butter made at a factory located in Georgia and owned by the Peanut
Corporation of America (PCA).
The FDA confirmed the presence of
salmonella at the PCA factory. The factory sells it products to more than 70
institutions and food companies, but not to individual consumers.
officials said the factory has suspended operations, and initial investigations
show that it was the sole source of the outbreak.
On Wednesday, the
peanut butter granola bars of NutriSystem Inc., and seven dog biscuit products of PetSmart Inc. were recalled.
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