Government of Canada’s website healthycanadians.gc.ca has posted an alert regarding Natura Pet Products. Inc. It informs the general public that there is a product safety alert of contamination of salmonella on the following products:
This recall involves the following brands of dry pet food with expiration date 01/07/2013 through 14/03/2014:
- California Natural
For a complete list of the specific products affected by this recall please see the following website.
Pets such as dogs and cats, and their food can carry Salmonella bacteria. People can get infected with the bacteria from handling their pets or their pet’s food or feces. Symptoms of salmonellosis often include:
- sudden onset of fever
- stomach cramps
For more information on the risks of Salmonella infection, please see the Public Health Agency of Canada’s fact sheet here.
Neither Health Canada nor Natura Pet Products Inc. has received any reports of illnesses related to the recalled pet food products.
Approximately 46,405 bags of recalled dry pet food products have been distributed in Canada.
Time period sold
December 17, 2012 to March 24, 2013.
Place of origin
Fremont, Nebraska, United States of America