News Releases

May 1, 2012

Kaytee Recalls Forti-Diet Pro Health Mouse, Rat and Hamster

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received the following news release regarding the recall of Kaytee Forti-Diet Pro Health Mouse, Rat and Hamster due to Salmonella.

The product affected by this recall is identified below and has the following "Best Before" dates:

Material #

UPC Code

Size

Product Name/Description

Best Before Code
(day-month-year)

100502315

71859 00001

6/5 lb.

Kaytee Forti-Diet Pro Health Mouse, Rat & Hamster

03-Apr-2013 K61

100502086

71859 99995

25 lb.

Kaytee Forti-Diet Pro Health Mouse, Rat & Hamster

31-Mar-2013

100502085

71859 99994

6/3 lb.

Kaytee Forti-Diet Pro Health Mouse, Rat & Hamster

31-Mar-2013 K63

100502275

71859 00000

25 lb.

Kaytee Forti-Diet Pro Health Mouse, Rat & Hamster - Petco Stores Only

30-Mar-2013

Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and there is a risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products.

Healthy people exposed to Salmonella should monitor themselves for some or all of the following symptoms:  nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever. Consumers exhibiting these signs after having contact with this product should contact their healthcare providers.

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

Recalled products were distributed to retailers and distributors in the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin.

The full recall can be found at www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm302546.htm?source=govdelivery.

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