Update: Recall of Dry Dog and Cat Food Products Associated with Human Salmonella Schwarzengrund Infections -- United States, 2008

Deasy, M.; Moll, M.; Urdaneta, V.; Ostroff, S.; Villamil, E.; Smith, P.; Behravesh, C. Barton; Williams, I. T.
November 2008
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;11/7/2008, Vol. 57 Issue 44, p1200
This article reports on the recall of dry dog and cat food products associated with human salmonella Schwarzengrund infections in the U.S. in 2008. It provides additional epidemiologic findings, and describes additional actions taken by public health agencies including the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and manufacturer Mars Petcare US. The company announced a nationwide voluntary recall of all dry dog and cat food products produced during a 5-month period at one Pennsylvania plant in 2008.


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