Hill’s Science Diet Recalled Over Salmonella Concerns

Original Publish Date: June 3, 2014

Hill’s Pet Nutrition voluntarily recalled 62 bags of Science Diet Adult Small & Toy Breed dry dog food because they could potentially be contaminated with Salmonella.

The suspect product, part of a single production run, was distributed to 17 veterinary clinic and pet store customers in California, Hawaii and Nevada between April 24 and May 13.

This voluntary recall is limited to 62, 15.5 pound bags of Science Diet Adult Small & Toy Breed™ dry dog food with the SKU code, 9097, and “Best before” date and production code, 08 2015 M094.

According to the company, the product was accidentally released, as revealed during a routine inventory reconciliation. All 17 affected customers have been contacted by Hill’s and there have been no reported illnesses related to this product to date.

Consumers who may have purchased any of these specific 62, 15.5 pound bags of Science Diet Adult Small & Toy Breed dry dog food should discontinue use of the product and immediately call Hill’s Pet Nutrition at 1-800-445-5777 Monday-Friday during the hours of 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. (CT).

Hill’s will arrange to collect the unused portion of the product at its own expense at a time convenient for the consumer and will provide a full refund.

This voluntary recall does not impact any Science Diet Adult Small and Toy Breed products with different “best before” dates or any other Science Diet products.


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