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New Food Safety Infosheet -- Dry Pet Food Connected To At Least 79 Salmonella Illnesses

18.nov.08, Ben Chapman, barfblog

18.nov.08, Ben Chapman, barfblog
Outbreak linked to Mars Petcare Pet Food Products began in 2006
Though the initial recall was announced in August 2007, dry pet food generally has a 1-year shelf life, and can be kept longer.
To avoid spreading Salmonella and other pathogens that might be hiding in pet food:
-wash your hands after handling these products
-assume all dry pet foods and treats are potentially contaminated
-keep infants away from dog food and dog food bowls

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