Various types of cat and dog foods are being recalled by the St. Marys, Ohio-based Pro-Pet because of the potential Salmonella threat they could pose to pets and their owners alike. The recall affects dry products with a Best By date of May 5 or 6 that hail from Lot Number 096 13 SM L2 2A. Products under the Hubbard Life, QC Plus, and Joy Combo brands are impacted, and these would have been sold in California and numerous other states. An animal that consumes the food could sustain an illness marked by sluggishness, vomiting, diarrhea, and more, while a person who makes contact with the food could also find themselves experiencing the dangerous effects of Salmonella. Thankfully, no instances of either situation have come to the fore at this point. Owners are being asked not to provide the food to pets.
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