U.S. Food and Drug Administration voluntarily recalls dry pet foods due to salmonella potential

CINCINNATI, Ohio - The Procter and Gamble company has recalled specific types of dry pet food because it may be infected with salmonella.

Although no cases of salmonella-related illnesses have been reported, the company has recalled variations of Eukanuba dry dog foods, IAMS dry dog foods and IAMS dry cat foods that were distributed in the United States.

According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, 0.1 percent of the annual production of the dry pet foods have been infected.

Salmonella can affect animals that eat the infected products and may also affect people who don't wash their hands properly after handling the infected products, according to the FDA.

Symptoms of salmonella infection in pets include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and fever.

People are encouraged to monitor their pets and to wash their hands thoroughly after handling their pets' food.

For a complete list of recalled products, check the FDA site here.

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