WASHINGTON (FOX 5 DC) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning people to refrain from feeding their pets several lines of Darwin's Natural Pet Products food after they tested positive for salmonella.
The following products are subject to the warning:
-- Darwin's Natural Pet Products Natural Selections Chicken Recipe with Organic Vegetables for Dogs: 5309(11)181019, manufactured on October 19, 2018
-- Darwin's Natural Pet Products Natural Selections Chicken Recipe with Organic Vegetables for Dogs: 5375(11)181106, manufactured on November 6, 2018
-- Darwin's Natural Pet Products Natural Selections Turkey Recipe with Organic Vegetables for Dogs: 5339(11)181026, manufactured on October 26, 2018
The FDA is telling consumers to throw these products away.
Salmonella can affect animals as well as humans.
Anyone who had these products should clean and disinfect the area where they were stored. Any other items the products may have come in contact with should also be cleaned - including pet bedding, toys, or bowls.
The droppings from any pet who may have consumed these products should also be disposed of, and anyone who handles clean-up related to the products should wash their hands thoroughly.
For additional details, visit the FDA's website.