Dog food pulled due to SalmonellaSunshine Mills has issued a voluntary recall on certain varieties of dog food products, FDA reports June 11, 2021 Retailers and dog owners in 14 U.S. states are being asked to dispose of several lots of dog food due to possible Salmonella contamination. Sunshine Mills issued a voluntary recall of some of its products after being notified by distributor, Fleet Wholesale Supply Company, of potential contamination, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reports. The issue was identified by Minnesota Department of Agriculture after a sample food product sample was collected during routine surveillance and tested positive for Salmonella. There have been no reports of illness or adverse reaction, FDA says. The products identified were distributed online and in retail stores. They include: Sportsman’s Pride Professional Formula 30/20 Dog Food, 40 lb. Best by date: Oct. 7, 2021 Lot: TI1 07/Oct/2020 UPC: 7015510184 States: Mississippi, Florida, Tennessee, Louisiana, Virginia, North Carolina, and Texas Sprout Sporting Dog Food, 5 lb. Best by date: Oct. 6, 2021 Lot: TE1 06/Oct/2020 UPC: 7015505101 States: Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, South Dakota, and North Dakota Sprout Sporting Dog Food, 40 lb. Best by date: Oct. 6, 2021 Lot: TI3 06/Oct/2020 UPC: 7015505100 States: Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, South Dakota, and North Dakota Intimidator Chicken & Rice Formula Dog Food 30/20, 16 lb. Best by date: Oct. 6, 2021 Lot: TA1 06/Oct/2020 UPC: 7015541002 States: Texas, Mississippi, Florida, and Alabama Intimidator Chicken & Rice Formula Dog Food 30/20, 40 lb. Best by date: Oct. 6, 2021 Lot: TA1 06/Oct/2020 UPC: 5216631214 States: Texas, Mississippi, Florida, and Alabama FRM Gold Select High Performance Dog Food, 50 lb. Best by date: Oct. 6, 2021 Lot: TA1 06/Oct/2020 UPC: 1549905873 Georgia and Florida Retailers who received the recalled lots have been contacted and asked to pull these lots from their inventory and shelves. Additionally, consumers who have purchased recalled products should discontinue use and may return the unused portion to the place of purchase for a full refund. Salmonella can cause illness and death in humans and animals, especially those who are very young, very old, or have weak immune systems. Pets do not always display symptoms when infected with the bacterium, but signs can include vomiting, diarrhea, fever, loss of appetite, and/or decreased activity level. For more information, click here.