The recalls affect the following products:
- Redbarn’s Naturals 7-inch “Bully Stick Dog Chews” 3-pack
- Raws for Paws’ 5-pound and 1-pound chubs of “Ground Turkey Pet Food”
- Smokehouse Pet Products’ 4-ounce bags of dog treats labeled as “Beefy Munchies”
The Minnesota Department of Health reported that child was hospitalized with a blood infection (septicemia) and a bone infection (osteomyelitis). Testing found the same strain of Salmonella that caused the child’s infection in 4 samples of Raws for Paws “Ground Turkey Food for Pets” that was used to feed the family dog.
The Raws for Paws Ground Turkey Pet Food was distributed in Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin. The manufacturer is recalling 1-pound and 5-pound sealed plastic tubes with case codes 9900008, 9900009, 9900014, and 9900015.
The Red Barn bully sticks have not been linked to any illnesses, but a sample from a pet store tested positive for Salmonella during testing by the Colorado USDA.
The product comes in a 2.4-ounce green plastic bag that is marked with an expiration date of 112120ABC and UPC #7 85184 25105 8.
Smokehouse Pet Products is recalling its 4-ounce package of “Beefy Munchies” after routine testing by the Colorado USDA detected Salmonella in a sample collected from a pet store. The products were sold in Washington, Colorado, Michigan and North Carolina. No illnesses have been reported to date. The recalled product has UPC #78565857957, Lot #449294; and “Best Used By” date of 10/25/19 stamped on the back.
Healthy people who are infected with Salmonella may experience symptoms like nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever.
Pets with Salmonella infections may be lethargic, have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever, and vomiting. Some pets will have only decreased appetite, fever and abdominal pain. Infected but otherwise healthy pets can be carriers and infect other animals or humans.