Nestle Purina Recalls Purina Cat Chow Naturals & Friskies Grillers Blend Dry Cat Food


ST. LOUIS, June 27, 2011 Nestle Purina PetCare
(NPPC) is voluntarily recalling approximately 870 bags of dry
cat food shipped to Colorado, Idaho and Oregon.  This is being done as a
precautionary measure, as the product has the potential to be
contaminated with Salmonella.  Only the following products with both the “Best By” date and production codes shown are included in this voluntary recall:

Product Name

Bag Size

“Best By” Date & Production Code*

Bag UPC Code


Cat Chow Naturals Dry Cat Food

6.3 lb.

AUG 2012  10331083 13

17800  11320


Friskies Grillers Blend Dry Cat Food

3.15 lb.

AUG 2012  10381083  06

50000  08450


Friskies Grillers Blend Dry Cat Food

16 lb.

AUG 2012  10381083  06

50000  57578


* “Best By” Date and Production Code is found on the back or bottom of the bag.


The bags of dry cat food in this recall were distributed in error in
February, 2011 to a small number of customers in Colorado, Idaho and
Oregon, which may have further distributed the product to other Western
states.   There have been no consumer complaints and no reports of
illness. No additional Purina cat or dog products are involved. Consumers who have purchased any of these dry cat food products with
these “Best By” Dates and Production Codes should discard it.  

       Salmonella can affect animals eating the product and there
is a risk to humans from handling contaminated products. 

At Nestle Purina PetCare, the safety and efficacy of our products are
our top priority.  We apologize for any inconvenience due to this
voluntary recall.  For  information or to obtain a product
refund, please call  toll-free at 1-800-982-6559 weekdays 7 a.m. to 7
p.m CDT.