WASHINGTON – PMI Nutrition LLC, Arden Hills, Minn., issued a voluntary recall of the company's Red Flannel Cat Formula cat food on concerns the product may be contaminated by Salmonella, the Food and Drug Administration reported. There have been no reports of illnesses related to the product.

A third-party manufacturer for PMI produced the cat food which was sold through dealers to customers in: Alabama, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, North Carolina, North Dakota, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Vermont, Wisconsin and West Virginia.

FDA said the lot number is printed on the lower back side of the bag in a white box on the right-hand side. The lot number will be preceded by a time stamp that will be unique to each bag. The lot number and best-by date impacted by this recall are:

  • Best by 05 06 14 096 13 SM L2 1A (lot number)
  • The UPC code for the recalled product is: 7 42869 00058 5.

FDA said people can be sickened by contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after handling the products or any surfaces exposed to these products.