Iams Veterinary Formulas Feline Renal Dry Cat Food (5.5 lb) Bags: Two Lots Recalled Due to Salmonella

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Procter & Gamble Co. has recalled two lots of Iams brand prescription renal dry cat food because it could be contaminated with Salmonella. The products are available by prescription through veterinary clinics.

FDA analysis identified positive Salmonella results on two lots of Iams Veterinary Formulas Feline Renal 5.5 lbs. bags.

The recalled products are:

  • Iams Veterinary Formulas Feline Renal 5.5 lbs.
    UPC code: 01384174B4 0 19014 21405 1
  • Iams Veterinary Formulas Feline Renal 5.5 lbs.
    UPC code: 01384174B2 0 19014 21405 1

The UPC codes are found in the lower right corner on the back of the bag.

If you have this product in your home, you should dispose of it in a securely covered garbage can. Pets can become infected and people handling the dry pet food can become infected with Salmonella as well if they do not wash their hands. Salmonella can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, seniors and others with weakened immune systems.

Read more on Salmonella infections in cats.

Published: July 26, 2010;    Updated: July 26, 2010

Filed Under: Recalls Warnings

Author: Oregon Veterinary Medical Association