Found the below msg on the TN listserve.
Don't know if this will affect stores in this area or not.......just passing 
on the info.

Charlene Malone
St. Louis co.


Subject: Fwd: Salmonella in bird seed
From: "Andrea English" <Andrea.English AT>
Date: Wed, 11 Mar 2009 13:37:57 -0500


Andrea (Pandy) English
Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency
Region 2 Wildlife Diversity Coordinator
State Wildlife Grants Program
Andrea.English AT

>>> Eileen High 3/11/2009 9:06 AM >>>
NORTH CAROLINA: Bird food recalled due to salmonella contamination

Asheville Citizen-Times 0990310095
RALEIGH -- Kentucky -based Burkmann Feeds announced today that it is
voluntarily recalling Wild Birds Unlimited Wildlife Blend bird food
after tests conducted by the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer
Services Food and Drug Protection Division revealed the presence of
salmonella bacteria.
Burkmann is recalling 20-pound packages of Wild Birds Unlimited
Wildlife Blend bird food with the specific manufacturing date code of
81132200 2916 08124, sold exclusively at Wild Birds Unlimited Stores.
The department initiated an investigation following reports of
salmonellosis in dead wild birds found in various locations throughout
the state. NCDA&CS is working with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration
to identify the source of contamination at the manufacturer.

Eileen C. High
Laboratory Evaluation Officer
Regulatory Services Division
TN Department of Agriculture
Office: 615-837-5289
Fax: 615-837-5516
Cell: 615-308-8875

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