Salmonella in frozen reptile feed may have sickened pet owners in 17 states
Testing by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) confirmed Salmonella in frozen mice sold by Biggers & Callaham LLC, doing business as Mice Direct.
Frozen reptile feed was shipped in plastic bags with the following product codes: M-SP100, M-P100, M-PF100, M-F100, M-H100, M-W50, M-A50, M-JA25, R-P100, R-F50, R-PUP50, R-W50, R-S50, R-M20, R-L10,R-J5, R-C5, R-M3 followed by E9, F9, G9, H9, I9, J9, K9, L9 or A10, B10, C10, D10, E10, F10, G10, and whole frozen chicks in 25-count bags.
All products shipped after July 24 have been irradiated in a similar manner to raw food for human consumption to eliminate the chance of Salmonella, according to a Mice Direct spokesperson.
Consumers who purchased reptile feed from Mice Direct should call 888-747-0736 or email [email protected] for instructions concerning this recall and for credits towards replacement of unused product.