Red Flannel Cat Formula food recalled due to salmonella concerns

Minnesota-based PMI Nutrition, LLC, is voluntarily recalling some 20-pound bags of its Red Flannel Cat Formula cat food due to the potential for salmonella contamination.

According to a news release on the FDA website, the recall was sparked by routine testing by the FDA Detroit District Office that revealed the possible contamination.

Information released by the pet food manufacturer indicates that the packages of the recalled product can be identified by the following information:

  • Best by 05 06 14 096 13 SM L2 1A (lot number)
  • UPC code: 7 42869 00058 5

According to PMI Nutrition, LLC, the product was sold through dealers in the following states: Alabama, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina, North Dakota, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Vermont, Wisconsin, and West Virginia.

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the recall, but the company is recommending that pet owners immediately stop feeding the recalled food to cats and return the product to the point of purchase for a full refund or replacement.

Customers can call PMI's customer service line at 1-800-332-4738 for more information regarding the recall.