Cat food sold nationwide recalled over salmonella risks

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(CNN) – A company is issuing a nationwide recall of some of its cat food over fears it may be contaminated with salmonella.

According to the FDA, the Utah-based company ‘Go Raw’ is recalling its two-pound frozen bags of Quest beef cat food.

The items affected were distributed nationwide through retail stores and are identified with UPC 6-91730-17101-8, Lot N128. No illnesses have been reported.

The recall was put into place after the Minnesota Department of Agriculture found a sample tested positive for salmonella.

Federal health officials say salmonella can not only affect animals that eat the products, but it can also be a risk to humans who handle it.

Symptoms of salmonella poisoning include diarrhea, fever and stomach cramps that occur about 12 to 72 hours after being exposed to the bacteria.

For more information on the affected product, including specific UPC codes, visit FDA.gov.

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