CDC - Salmonella Infantis Infections Linked to Dry Dog Food
- A total of 14 individuals infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Infantis have been reported from 9 states.
- The number of ill persons identified in each state is as follows: Alabama (1), Connecticut (1), Michigan (1), Missouri (3), North Carolina (3), New Jersey (1), Ohio (2), Pennsylvania (1), and Virginia (1).
- Among the 9 patients with available information, 5 (56%) were hospitalized. No deaths have been reported.
- Multiple brands of dry pet food produced by Diamond Pet Foods at a single manufacturing facility in South Carolina have been linked to some of the human Salmonella infections.
- Consumers should check their homes for recalled dog food products and discard them promptly. People who think they might have become ill after contact with dry pet food or with an animal that has eaten dry pet food should consult their health care providers.
Pet Foods Affected Include:
- Chicken Soup For the Pet Lover's Soul
- Country Value - Diamond - Diamond Naturals
- Kaytee Fort-Diets
- Natural Balance
- Premium Edge
- Taste Of The Wild
- Solid Gold