WellPet Voluntarily Recalls One Recipe of Large Breed Puppy Due to Salmonella Concerns

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Published: May 05, 2012
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WellPet has issued a voluntary recall of one recipe -- large breed puppy -- of dry dog food after being notified by Diamond Pet Foods regarding the presence of Salmonella in Diamond's Gaston, South Carolina facility.

According to a letter obtained by WellPet the products affected in the recall are Wellness Complete Health® Super5Mix® Large Breed Puppy, 15 lb. and 30 lb. bags and 5 oz. sample bags with best by dates of JAN 9 2013 through JAN 11 2013. Best by dates (lot codes) can be found on the back of the bag in the bottom right-hand corner.

Pets with Salmonella may display a decreased appetite, fever, and abdominal pain. If your pet has consumed the recalled product and has these symptoms, contact your veterinarian. People infected with Salmonella should watch for nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramping, and fever.

Pet owners who are unsure if the product they purchased is included in the recall, would like replacement product or have additional questions, may call WellPet at (877) 227-9587 Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. through 6:00 P.M. Eastern time and Saturday and Sunday, 9:00 A.M. through 5:00 P.M. Eastern time.

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