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Purina Recalls Cat Food Potentially Contaminated With Salmonella

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LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Nestle Purina is recalling 3.5 and 7-pound bags of Purina One cat food that could be contaminated by salmonella, potentially affecting nearly one million cat-owning household in LA County.

Purina One Vibrant Maturity 7+ Dry Cat Food was sold in 12 states including California. The cat food has a “Best by” date of May 2012 and production codes of 03341084 and 03351084 and UPC codes of 17800 01887, according to a Nestle Purina statement.

Company officials do not know how many potentially tainted bags were made or what caused the contamination.

No other Purina products for dogs or cats were involved in the recall, the company said.

The St. Louis-based company said anyone who purchased the recalled products should stop using it and throw it away. The company said consumers could obtain a refund by calling the company at 1-800-982-6559 or by going to its website.

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