We love our dogs, don't we? And we surely won't want them to get sick or worse, right?  Well, there is a good chance of that happening if you are feeding your dog one of these brands recently flagged by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture in a sample test.

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A routine test was carried out at dog food distributor, Fleet Wholesale Supply Company by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture. A sample was collected from a 5 pound bag of Sprout Sporting Dog Food and tested positive for salmonella. As a result, Sunshine Mills, Inc. took a further look into it's supply chain.

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Not only is there a salmonella risk to your dog from eating this but it also poses a threat to humans that may come in contact with the dog food.  It's always a good idea to wash your hands after coming in contact with your dog's food.

Watch your dog and yourself for symptoms of salmonella, such as;

Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, diarrhea that's bloody stomach cramping and fever in humans and for your dog, lethargic behavior, fever, vomiting, diarrhea and bloody diarrhea.  Your dog may also experience a decrease in appetite, fever and stomach pain.

  • FRM Gold Select High Performance Dog Food - 50 pound bag - Best if used by "6 Oct 2021", Lot code "TA1 06/Oct/2020", UPC code: "1549905873"Intimidator
  • Chicken & Rice Formula - 16 pound bag - Best if used by "6 Oct 2021", Lot code "TA1 06/Oct/2020", UPC code: "7015541002".
  • Intimidator Chicken & Rice Formula - 40 pound bag - Best if used by "6 Oct 2021", Lot code "TA1 06/Oct/2020", UPC code: "5216631214".
  • Sportsman's Pride Professional Formula 30.20 Dog Food - 40 pound bag - Best if used by "7 Oct 2021", Lot code "TI1 07/Oct/2020", UPC code:  "7015510184".
  • Sprout Sporting Dog Food - 5 pound bag - Best if used by "6 Oct 2021", Lot code "TE1 06/Oct/2020", UPC code: "701550501".
  • Sprout Sporting Dog Food - 40 pound bag - Best if used by "6 Oct 2021", Lot code "TI3 06/Oct/2020", UPC code: "701550500".

(MN Department of Agriculture)

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