On February 23, a recall was issued for TruPet “Treat Me Crunchy Beef Delight” dog treats.
The 2.5-ounce dog treats may be contaminated with Salmonella, a bacteria that can cause severe illness to a pet or a person who mishandles the treats, according to a warning from the FDA.
The recalled treats were sold nationwide and online. They are marked with Lot #20190514 13753.”
Pets who are infected with Salmonella may be lethargic, have poor appetite, fever, abdominal pain, and diarrhea. People may experience nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, or fever.
Customers should return the treats to the place of purchase for a refund. For more information, call TruPet at 800-476-8808.
Also on February 23, another recall was announced for Northwest Naturals’ 5-pound frozen chicken and salmon pet food chubs because they may be contaminated with Listeria.
The recalled pet food may have been distributed in California, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas, and Washington and sold through specialty pet retail stores.
People who are infected with Listeria may suffer nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramping, fever. No illnesses were reported.
The products can be identified by UPC Code #0 87316 38440 6, and a “Best By” date code of 15 082218.
Customers should return it to the place or purchase. For more information, call Northwest Naturals at 1-866-637-1872, Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m to 4 p.m. PST.
Source: Dog food recall: Salmonella, listeria prompt FDA warning
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