Giant removes dog food after recall

Nutrisca Chicken & Chick Pea Dog Food
Nutrisca Chicken & Chick Pea Dog Food has been recalled. (Courtesy Nutrisca)

WASHINGTON — Due to the potential for Salmonella contamination, Giant Food removed Nutrisca Chicken & Chick Pea Dog Food from its shelves.

The decision to remove the dog food comes after Tuffy’s Pet Foods voluntarily recalled the food.

Giant removed 4-pound packages of Nutrisca Chicken & Chick Pea Dog Food, with the UPC 88424412495.

The affected product has the following first five digits on its lot code and Best By Dates:

  • Lot Codes beginning with: 4G29P, 4G31P, 4H01P, 4H04P, 4H05P and 4H06P
  • Best By Dates of: 7/28/16, 7/30/16, 7/31/16, 8/03/16, 8/04/16 and 8/05/16.

Giant has not received any reports of pet or people illnesses connected to the product.

The product could be harmful to dogs who eat it. Dog owners should wash their hands and any surfaces the food touches.

Salmonella can cause diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever and can be deadly to those with weak immune systems.

Customers who bought the food should throw it out. Customers with receipts can get a full refund.

For additional information, call Nutrisca at 888-559-8833 or customer service at Giant at 888-469-4426.

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