It has been reported that dog food, ‘Diamond Pet Foods’, has been recalled from markets following a case of contamination. The dog food is said to be contaminated with salmonella, which has caused concerns among the dog owners.
The company has already recalled the product from the market saying no illness has been reported till now. Person handling the contaminated dog food product can easily get infected. It has been informed that a person infected with the contamination can show symptoms like nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever.
However, pets infected with the contaminated food can experience reduced appetite, fever and abdominal pain. The company has voluntarily recalled the food products. People have been asked to seek medical aid if their pets are infected with the contaminated food.
Besides, those who have already purchased the food products are advised not to feed the dog with it. The food product is distributed in 12 states which include Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Virginia.
The products would again be made available in the market. However, no formal announcement in this regard has been made by the company. The announcement about the contaminated food product was made in February.