May 18, 2012
Kirkland Signature Dry Pet Food and Nature's Domain Dry Pet Food
This recall involves the following Kirkland Signature and Nature's Domain pet foods:
A manufacturer in the United States,Diamond Pet Foods, has recalled several batches of its dry pet food due to possible contamination with Salmonella. Several people in the United States and two people in Canada have reportedly become ill with a Salmonella infection as a result of contact with pets or pet food contaminated with Salmonella bacteria.
Pets such as dogs, cats, amphibians and reptiles and their food can carry Salmonella bacteria. People can get infected with the bacteria from handling their pets or their pet's food or feces. Symptoms of salmonellosis often include:
Consumers should immediately stop using any of the Kirkland Signature or Nature's Domain dry pet food products identified above, and return them to their local Costco for a full refund.
Consumers are advised to always wash hands thoroughly with soap and water after feeding, handling or cleaning up after pets. Clean surfaces that come into contact with pet food or ill pets.
For more information, consumers may contact Diamond Pet Foods at 1-866-918-8756, Monday through Sunday between 8 AM to 6 PM EST, or visit Diamond Pet Foods' website. Assistance is available in both English and French.
Approximately 125,836 bags of the recalled pet food were sold at Costco stores in Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland.
The recalled pet food products were sold from December 2011 to March 2012.
Manufactured in the United States of America.
Diamond Pet Foods of Gaston, South Carolina
Costco Wholesale Canada Ltd. of Ottawa, Ontario
Kirkland Signature Super Premium Adult Dog Lamb, Rice & Vegetable Formula
Kirkland Signature Nature's Domain Salmon Meal & Sweet Potato Formula for Dogs