Purina ONE Vibrant Maturity 7+ Cat Food Recall

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Another Purina dry cat food limited recall. This time it is Purina ONE Vibrant Maturity 7+ from a December 2010 batch, some of which has been found to be contaminated with salmonella.

Here is the press release from July, 29  with all the relevant information on this limited recall:

Nestle Purina Recalls Limited Number of Purina ONE Vibrant Maturity 7+ Dry Cat Food Bags Due to a Potential Health Risk

Nestle Purina PetCare Company (NPPC) is voluntarily recalling a limited number of 3.5- and 7-pound bags of its Purina ONE Vibrant Maturity 7+ Dry Cat Food from a single production run and shipped to customers in 12 states in December 2010.  This is being done because some bags of the product have been found to be contaminated with Salmonella.  Only Purina ONE Vibrant Maturity 7+ Dry Cat Food with both the “Best By” date and the production code shown are included in this voluntary recall:

Product Name Bag “Best By” Date & Bag UPC
Size Production Code* Code
Purina ONE Vibrant Maturity 7+ 3.5 lb. MAY 2012  03341084 17800 01885
Purina ONE Vibrant Maturity 7+ 3.5 lb. MAY 2012  03351084 17800 01885
Purina ONE Vibrant Maturity 7+ 7 lb. MAY 2012  03341084 17800 01887
Purina ONE Vibrant Maturity 7+ 7 lb. MAY 2012  03351084 17800 01887
*”Best By” Date and Production Code are found on the back or bottom of the bag.

No additional Purina cat or dog products are involved in this voluntary recall.  No other Purina ONE brand products are involved.   Only Purina ONE Vibrant Maturity 7+ brand products which match the “Best By” dates and production code above are included in this recall.

Consumers who have purchased Purina ONE Vibrant Maturity 7+ Dry Cat Food products with these specific “Best By” Date and Production Codes should discontinue feeding the product and discard it.

Salmonella can affect animals eating the product, and there is a risk to humans from handling contaminated products.  People handling contaminated dry pet food can become infected with Salmonella, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with surfaces exposed to this product.  Healthy people infected with Salmonella should monitor themselves for the following symptoms:  nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever.  Rarely, Salmonella can result in more serious ailments including arterial infections, endocarditis, arthritis, muscle pain, eye irritation and urinary tract symptoms.  Consumers exhibiting these signs after having contact with this product should contact their healthcare providers.

Pets with Salmonella infections may exhibit decreased appetite, fever and abdominal pain.  If left untreated, pets may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever and vomiting.  Infected but otherwise healthy pets can be carriers and infect other animals or humans.  If you pet has consumed the recalled product and has these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian.

The product was distributed to customers located in California, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, Ohio and Wisconsin, who may have further distributed the product to other states.

Nestle Purina PetCare Company became aware of the contamination as a result of samples that had been collected in several retail stores.

At Nestle Purina PetCare, the safety and efficacy of our products are our top priority.  We apologize for any inconvenience due to this voluntary recall.  For further information or to obtain a product refund, please call NPPC toll-free at 1-800-982-6559 or visit www.purina.com.

SOURCE Nestle Purina PetCare

8 thoughts on “Purina ONE Vibrant Maturity 7+ Cat Food Recall”

  1. why can’t animal food people get there shit together.Is it so hard to monitor the food line?

  2. @Edward, I hear you but with that said, Look at human food, why should we think animal food would be better IF not worse, sadly. I don’t trust them one bit when it comes to my pet. There has been so much of this recalling. We really need to do our research.

  3. I just started my cat on “Just Grains” from Petco 🙂 so pure and natural! Now I will hope there are no recalls. My cat has enough food allergies issues

  4. Has anyone heard anything bad about Medi-Cal products? My cats are on a prescription diet of the Gastro Moderate Calorie foods… I give them both dry and canned versions

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