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October 2012

Wellness 12lb Small Breed Adult Health Dry Dog Food Recall

WellnessrecallThis was just posted on Wellness' Facebook page.The FDA has not released this as a recall so we'll see if they do. Apparently MOLD is not a problem - you be the judge. They are not saying mold is on the product, just may cause mold. However, to say mold poses no health risk is insane!

At Wellness, your complete satisfaction is always our top priority. Only the best tasting, most nutritious food will do for our furry family members. With that in mind we want to let you know that we have discovered that a small amount of our 12lb Small Breed Adult Health Dry Dog Food with the “Best By” date of August 18, 2013 did not meet our high standards. A small batch of the product with this specific date code was found to be higher in moisture than our recipe calls for. High moisture may cause food to mold before its expiration date, but poses no health risk.

We want you and your pet to be completely satisfied, so we are asking those who may have this limited supply of food to contact us for a replacement. No other dates, bag sizes or recipes are affected. Thanks for your support of Wellness, and we apologize for any inconvenience. If you have any questions, please call us at 1-800-225-0904. We'll be open at 8am eastern on Wednesday morning.
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Bird Food Recall - ZuPreem FruitBlend with Natural Fruit Flavors Premium Daily Bird Food

LogoFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - October 26, 2012 – On
September 27, 2012, Premium Nutritional Products, Inc. initiated a voluntary recall of ZuPreem FruitBlend™ With Natural Fruit Flavors maintenance formula bird foods for medium/large birds and for large birds with use by date codes of 11/30/13 or 11/13 and lot numbers 598405052 or 598405072. The recall is being conducted due to the product containing the combination of exceedingly high calcium levels, low phosphorus, and high vitamin D concentration resulting in a
significant health risk to the birds. Consumption of food from these particular lots may make birds sick and, in some cases, may be fatal. Symptoms include decreased activity level or appetite, increase in water consumption or watery droppings. Customers whose birds exhibit these symptoms should immediately contact their veterinarian.

The two voluntarily recalled lots are 598405052 and 598405072. The lot and
expiration dates by sku, are listed below:

SKU

Net Weight

Description

UPC

“Use By”

Lot Code

83020

2 lbs.

ZuPreem FruitBlend with Natural Fruit Flavors Premium Daily Bird Food for
medium/large birds

762177830209

Use By 11/30/13

598405052

83030

3.5 lbs.

ZuPreem FruitBlend with Natural Fruit Flavors Premium Daily Bird Food for
medium/large birds

762177830308

Use By 11/30/13

598405052

83120

12 lbs.

ZuPreem FruitBlend with Natural Fruit Flavors Premium Daily Bird Food for
medium/large birds

762177831206

Use By 11/30/13

598405052

83170

17.5 lbs.

ZuPreem FruitBlend with Natural Fruit Flavors Premium Daily Bird Food for
medium/large birds

762177831701

Best By 11/13

598405052

83350

35 lbs.

ZuPreem FruitBlend with Natural Fruit Flavors Premium Daily Bird Food for
medium/large birds

762177833507

Best By 11/13

598405052

84020

2   lbs.

ZuPreem FruitBlend with Natural Fruit Flavors Premium Daily Bird Food for
large birds

762177840208

Use By 11/30/13

598405072

84030

3.5 lbs.

ZuPreem FruitBlend with Natural Fruit Flavors Premium Daily Bird Food for
large birds

762177840307

Use By 11/30/13

598405072

84120

12 lbs.

ZuPreem FruitBlend with Natural Fruit Flavors Premium Daily Bird Food for
large birds

762177841205

Use By 11/30/13

598405072

84170

17.5 lbs.

ZuPreem FruitBlend with Natural Fruit Flavors Premium Daily Bird Food for
large birds

762177841700

Best By 11/13

598405072

84350

35 lbs.

ZuPreem FruitBlend with Natural Fruit Flavors Premium Daily Bird Food for
large birds

762177843506

Best By 11/13

598405072

 

The products were shipped by the company between the dates of 5/21/12 and
8/23/12 for distribution nationwide through pet retailers, veterinary clinics,
on line pet supply merchants and to breeders, and zoological parks.

Consistent with this voluntary recall, the company is reminding bird owners
to check the expiration dates and lot numbers of any product they may still have
in their possession. Consumers should dispose of any remaining food and return
the packaging to the store where they purchased it for replacement or
refund.

The issue was discovered as a result of product testing,

For additional information, interested parties should contact the ZuPreem
Customer Service line at 1-800-345-4767 (Monday through Friday 8 AM – 5 PM
Central Time) or visit the ZuPreem website at
www.zupreem.com/fruitblendvoluntaryrecall.


Inflammatory Bowel Disease In Dogs

White-hair-puppyInflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) in dogs is a common problem. IBD is also known as Colitis, Chronic Colitis, Granulomatous Enteritis, Spastic Bowel Syndrome, Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Lymphocytic-Plasmacytic Enteritis. Anytime a dog’s intestinal tract is irritated for any length of time, some form of IBD is present.

When your dog’s intestinal tract is irritated by food changes, stress or bacteria, it causes the food to move through more quickly and if this happens long enough, the intestine becomes thickened. White blood cells and other cells accumulate in the intestinal tissue as a result of the inflammation. This causes cramping, pain and diarrhea. When the intestines bleed, disease causing bacteria can increase and the healthy bacteria decrease. This leads to decreased absorption of nutrients which causes vomiting, more diarrhea with blood and weight loss. If the lower intestinal tract, called the colon, is involved, there is likely to be flatulence and mucous covered stool.

Causes of IBD include food hypersensitivities, chronic intestinal infections by bacteria, fungus or protozoan, or intestinal tumors. Diseases which may look similar are chronic parasite infections, and pancreatic problems. Symptoms of IBD can include diarrhea, vomiting weight loss, poor hair coat and general overall illness. Diagnosis is made by ruling out other GI diseases and by intestinal biopsy.

If your pet is diagnosed with IBD, there are a few different medications that your conventional veterinarian may prescribe. Standard treatments are prednisone, metronidazole, and sulfasalazine A new treatment that is used for Crohn’s disease called budesonide has also been used. Some cases are so severe that anti cancer drugs are needed.

Dietary therapy is very important in the treatment of IBD. Diets high in fiber or low in fat or those with a novel protein may be prescribed depending on the type of IBD present. There are many prescription diets that may be used for these dogs.

Natural treatments for IBD focus on a good homemade and usually bland diet with a novel protein. Fiber is often provided in the form of oatmeal, pumpkin or sweet potato. Digestive enzymes, probiotics, glutamine and raw honey are also added to the diet.           

Chinese herbal formula and western herbs such as Slippery Elm, Plantain, Marshmallow and Licorice can be helpful. Pet Wellbeing has a new herbal for diarrhea called BM Tone up Gold that would be helpful for these dogs.  IBD can be frustrating to treat, and requires life long management, but with patience and strict adherence to diets many of these dogs live long symptom free lives.


Related Product: BM Tone up Gold - Dog Diarrhea Support

Prevention is the best medicine for your pet's health.

Dog Treat Recall: Organic Frozen Yogurt Dog Treat Due To Potential Salmonella Contamination

Yoghund-225pxTBD Brands, LLC Initiates Voluntary Recall of One  Flavor of Organic Frozen Yogurt Dog Treat due to Potential Salmonella  Contamination

 

Contact:Consumer:
603-775-7772 x 1007

Media:Jody Rodgers
603-775-7772x1002 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - October 10, 2012 - TBD  Brands, LLC, announced today that it is issuing a voluntary recall of Yoghund brand Organic Banana & Peanut Butter flavor, frozen yogurt dog treats. This is a cautionary action, as these products contain organic peanut butter linked  to recent recalls of Sunland, Inc.of Portales, NM, for possible Salmonella contamination.

Although there have been no reported incidents of human or animal  illnesses in connection with their product, the company has elected to recall  all case product of Lot Code 268 12 and earlier, cup and four pack Best  By Date of 9.24.14 or earlier.

Pets with Salmonella infections may have decreased  appetite, fever and abdominal pain. If left untreated, pets may be lethargic,  have diarrhea, bloody diarrhea, fever and vomiting. Infected, but otherwise  healthy pets, can be carriers and infect other animals or humans. If your pet  has consumed the recalled product and has these symptoms, please contact your  veterinarian.

Individuals handling the frozen yogurt product can become infected  with Salmonella, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their  hands after having contact with surfaces exposed to this product. People who  believe they may have been exposed to Salmonella should monitor  themselves for some or all of the following symptoms: Nausea, vomiting,  diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever. According to the Centers for Disease  Control, people who are more likely to be affected by Salmonella  include infants, children younger than 5 years old, organ transplant patients,  people with HIV/AIDS and people receiving treatment for cancer.

Product was distributed through retailers nationwide.

Pet owners who are unsure if the product they purchased is in the  recall or have additional questions may call us at 603-775-7772 x1007 between 9  a.m. to 5 p.m.

FDA Recall - http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm324327.htm

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Dr Jane Foundation Award To Stickney's Toy Breed Rescue

Family Gathering
Family Gathering in the Kitchen.

It is our great honor to relay news of yet another financial award granted by Dr. Jane’s HealthyPetNet Foundation. In a recent round of funding, we subsidized  the vital enterprises of a non-profit organization whose mission is to salvage  the lives of dogs damaged by human greed.

Located in Cortland, Nebraska, Stickney's Toy Breed and Rescue and Retirement  Sanctuary specializes in small breeds, dogs who generally weigh less than 25  pounds. Nine out of ten of the dogs received into their care come directly from  puppy mills, not just locally but from other states, too. The remainder of their  dependents are spared certain death in shelters where they are slated to be  euthanized.

Stickney’s Toy Breed Rescue and Retirement Sanctuary began as a journey of  discovery. In 1998, founder Mary Stickney entered the internet age with an  investigation into the source of puppies sold in many pet stores. Upon learning  that many of “those puppies in the pet store window” were born and raised in  puppy mills, she decided to take action, converting her home into a refuge for  dogs. Her residential property is situated on five acres and features an  enormous dog run, a six-foot-high chain-link fence covering nearly a quarter of  an acre … plenty of room to roam for these lively, tiny creatures.

Mary has taken as her personal mission the rehabilitation of dogs who, when  they come to her, are emaciated and broken in spirit. Almost without fail, every  canine who comes to Stickney’s is in need of emergency veterinary care. By the  time she enfolds her caring arms around these pups, some of whom have been  discarded like trash, they are suffering from a range of physical and mental  abuses and atrocious medical neglect, having barely survived appalling  conditions that can hardly be called “living quarters”. All too often, she has  witnessed first-hand horrors that can hardly be comprehended by many pet  parents.

First Embrace
Embraced for the first time.

Mary’s day starts early, rising at 5:00 a.m. to put out fresh water and food  for her dogs. At present, she also has a full-time day job, but her assistant  Lisa DeNood provides care and supervision while she’s away from home. Evenings  are spent trying to locate or meeting with potential adopters. No part of her  home is off-limits to the dogs, whom she affectionately refers to as “the lucky  ones”, many of whom share her king-sized bed at night. Her bedroom is brimming  with floor cots and crates (the doors have been removed). She devotes  significant energy to teaching them how to live in a home, as most have spent  their entire lives in cramped cages. Helping these dogs overcome fear and  anxiety is a major challenge, but one she approaches head-on. On the weekends,  any number of volunteers arrive to play with the pups and to help handle the  intake of new dogs. Saturdays and Sundays are prime adoption times, unless the  team is rendezvousing to pick up new rescues.

Giving out Treats
A volunteer feeds treats to happy pups.

The adoption fees they collect go towards the high vet bills they routinely  incur, although the extensive care provided leaves Stickney’s operating in the  red much of the time. To help fill this need, the Board of the Dr. Jane’s  HealthyPetNet Foundation stepped in and made a significant contribution.

Awarded in August, our donation covered the costs of veterinary care for 12  dogs retrieved from two different puppy mills, one notorious for its deplorable  conditions and the other a Dachshund mill whose violations were so egregious it  was shut down by authorities.

The medical problems of the rescued canines are not for the faint of heart … perhaps not even for the stalwart of heart. All 12 needed immediate medical  attention. Two of these canines, a Maltese named Mindy and a Pomeranian named  Cinnamon, were suffering from multiple issues, including kidney failure, dental  infections, strangulated hernia, ear infections and other conditions too graphic  to describe here. Despite the best efforts of veterinarians, both pups died  during treatment as the extent of the trauma proved too extreme to survive.

Emaciated Dog Mork
Emaciated from neglect, Mork will no longer be  denied good nutrition.

Fortunately, the maladies of the other ten pups did not prove fatal. Thanks  to the epic efforts of volunteers and veterinarians, they were able to save the  lives of two Yorkies, one Maltese, one Shi Tzu, two Brussels and four  Dachshunds. All of these pups needed extensive dental work, some suffering from  conditions so severe that most of their teeth had to be extracted. Snickers, one  of the Doxies, had ground her teeth down to mere nubs after repeatedly  attempting to chew her way out of her cage.

We hope that we helped ease this small operation’s financial burden, as well  as playing a role in making sure their rescues receive the proper care they  deserve. On behalf of all of these small-in-stature but large-at-heart dogs who  are now starting down the road to recovery, and hopefully happiness, we offer  Stickney’s our deep and abiding thanks. Their diligent work puts a spotlight on  the dark side of the pet industry.

Zeus
Zeus enjoys his new-found freedom.

Life’s Abundance is proud to sponsor the efforts of this  remarkable rescue. The perseverance of Mary and her team in the face of gruesome  and heart-rending situations gives us hope. While their rescues serve as grim  reminders that there’s still much work to be done, still many left to save,  every instance of healing teaches us we can improve the plight of companion  animals everywhere.

Most especially, we are thankful to all of our readers and customers who,  through their personal donations and continued patronage, make all of our grants  possible. Your kindness and commitment to pet health has directly helped this  devoted group of volunteers to make the world a better place for abused and  neglected animals.

Attention Dog and Cat Shelters and Rescues!!! Life's Abundance has an ongoing Fundraiser available to you! Have your shelter join as a Basic Rep and recommend Life's Abundance to your new dog and cat parents and earn a checck back on every purchase! Join our Save A Pet/Feed A Pet Program today!

 


Dog Treat Recall: Sold At Target Boots & Barkley Roasted American Pig Ears And Boots & Barkley American Variety Pack Dog Treats Because of Possible Salmonella Health Risk

FDA Release - http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm324279.htm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - October 17, 2012 - Kasel Associated  Industries of Denver, CO is voluntarily recalling its BOOTS & BARKLEY ROASTED AMERICAN PIG EARS AND BOOTS & BARKLEY AMERICAN VARIETY PACK DOG  TREATS product because it may be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can sicken animals that eat these products and humans are at  risk for salmonella poisoning from handling contaminated pet products,  especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact  with the pet products or any surfaces exposed to these products.

Healthy  people infected with Salmonella should monitor themselves for some or  all of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea,  abdominal cramping and fever. Rarely, Salmonella can result in more  serious ailments, including arterial infections, endocarditis, arthritis, muscle  pain, eye irritation, and urinary tract symptoms. Consumers exhibiting these  symptoms after having contact with this product should contact their healthcare  providers.

Pets with Salmonella infections may be lethargic and  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. If your pet has  consumed the recalled product and has any of these signs, please contact your  veterinarian.

The recalled Roasted Pig Ears and Variety Pack Dog Treats  were distributed nationwide through Target retail stores in August 2012.

The Roasted Pig Ears product comes in a clear plastic bag containing 12  pig ears marked with UPC bar code 647263899158. The Variety Pack product also  comes in a clear plastic bag weighing 32oz and marked with UPC bar code  490830400086.

Kasel Industries is recalling lot number BESTBY  13SEP2014DEN for both products because this lot code tested positive for the  Salmonella bacteria through analysis by the Colorado Department Of Agriculture.

No illnesses have been reported to date in animals or humans in  connection with this product.

The recall was the result of a routine  sampling by the Colorado Department Of Agriculture that revealed finished  products contained the Salmonella bacteria. The company has ceased  distribution of any lots that have possible contamination of the bacteria. No  other products made by Kasel Associated Industries are included in the recall of  the 12 count packages of Roasted Pig Ears and the 32oz Variety Pack Dog Treats.

Consumers who have purchased the 12 count packages of Roasted Pig Ears  and the 32oz Variety Pack Dog Treats are urged to return them to the place of  purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Kasel  Associated Industries at (800) 218-4417 Monday thru Friday from 7am to 5pm MDT.

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Lifes-Abundance-PorkyPuffs-smFew
things bring your dog more enjoyment that chewing on a tasty treat. And
yet, every year, untold numbers of dogs suffer from a variety of digestive
issues as a result of consuming rawhide. Not only that, but frequently rawhide
is preserved with harmful chemicals.                       

That’s why we developed a line of chew treats made using pork products, which
are much easier on your dog’s entire digestive system and are free from Lifes-Abundance-Large-Porkhide-Bones-sm
potentially harmful chemicals. Our pork treats are guaranteed to be not only
safe, but incomparably appetizing to your sweet pup as well.

Whether you have a Chihuahua or a Great Dane, there’s a pork treat made just
for their size. So, say “goodbye” to traditional chew products, and give your
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Nature's Recipe Voluntarily Recalls Nature's Recipe Oven Baked Biscuits With Real Chicken Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination

NaturesrecipesFDA Recall Notice - http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm323823.htm

Contact Consumer:
800-237-3856

Media:Chrissy Trampedach
Del Monte Foods
Chrissy.trampedach@delmonte.com
415-247-3268

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -
October 13, 2012 - Nature’s Recipe brand is voluntarily recalling a limited supply of Nature’s Recipe® Oven Baked Biscuits with Real Chicken, manufactured in one of its U.S. production facilities. This is being done as a precautionary measure, as the product has the potential to be contaminated with
Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products.
 

Healthy people infected with Salmonella should monitor themselves for some, or all, of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever. Rarely, Salmonella can result in more serious ailments, including arterial infections, endocarditis,
arthritis, muscle pain, eye irritation, and urinary tract symptoms. Consumers exhibiting these signs after having contact with this product should contact their healthcare providers.

Pets with Salmonella infections may be lethargic and 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. If your pet has consumed the recalled product and has these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian.

No pet or consumer illnesses from this product have been reported to date. However, because of its commitment to safety and quality, the Company is conducting a voluntary recall of this product.

The potentially affected lots of Nature’s Recipe Oven Baked Biscuits with Real Chicken were distributed nationally, primarily through pet specialty retailers.

Nature’s Recipe Oven Baked Biscuits with Real Chicken is sold in 19-ounce stand-up resealable pouches. The product affected by this recall is identified below and has the following "Best If Used By"
dates:

Lot Code:

UPC Code:

Size:

Product Name/Description:

Best If Used By Date:

2199TP

30521 51549

19-ounces

Nature’s Recipe Oven Baked Biscuits with Real Chicken

10 11 13

2200TP

30521 51549

19-ounces

Nature’s Recipe Oven Baked Biscuits with Real Chicken

10 12 13

Product and product lots that do not appear on the list above are not subject to this recall.

Consumers who have purchased the above lots of Nature’s Recipe Oven Baked Biscuits with Real Chicken should stop feeding the product and discard immediately.  For further information about the
recall and for instructions on obtaining replacement product, consumers can use the Contact Us form at www.naturesrecipe.com1 or call the Consumer Hotline, 24 hours a day, at 800-237-3856

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UPDATE: FDA Finds Salmonella in Nature’s Deli Chicken Jerky Dog Treats

ChickenjerkyOctober 5, 2012

FDA investigators found Salmonella bacteria in Nature’s Deli Chicken  Jerky Dog Treats at Kasel Associated Industries of Denver, CO, during a routine  sampling inspection. Once notified of the results, the company recalled and  ceased distribution of its product.

This sampling and recall is unrelated to jerky pet  treats from China that are associated with reports of illness in dogs and cats.  Information on that FDA investigation can be found online at http://www.fda.gov/AnimalVeterinary/SafetyHealth/ProductSafetyInformation/ucm319463.htm1.

No other Kasel Associated Industries products are included in the recall of  Nature’s Deli Chicken Jerky Dog Treats.

FDA is concerned about any food found to contain Salmonella and will  post information for the public on any new bacterial outbreak that has the  potential to sicken animals and humans who handle potentially contaminated  products. FDA continues to caution individuals to thoroughly wash their hands  after having contact with pet products or any surfaces exposed to these  products.

Healthy people infected with Salmonella may have some or all of the  following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal  cramping and fever. Consumers exhibiting these symptoms should contact their  healthcare providers.

Pets with Salmonella infections may be lethargic and 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. If your pet has consumed the  recalled product and has any of these signs, please contact your  veterinarian.

Additional information on this recall can be found  in the company’s recall announcement: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm322471.htm

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and treats, you’ll find no added chemical preservatives or artificial coloring.

Nature's Deli Chicken Jerky Dog Treats Because of Possible Salmonella Health Risk From Kasel Associated Industries

ChickenjerkyContact
Consumer: 800-218-4417 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - October 2, 2012 - Kasel  Associated Industries of Denver, CO is voluntarily recalling its NATURE'S DELI  CHICKEN JERKY DOG TREATS product because it may be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can sicken animals that eat these products  and humans are at risk for salmonella poisoning from handling contaminated pet  products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having  contact with the pet products or any surfaces exposed to these products.

Healthy people infected with Salmonella should monitor themselves for  some or all of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody  diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever. Rarely, Salmonella can result in  more serious ailments, including arterial infections, endocarditis, arthritis,  muscle pain, eye irritation, and urinary tract symptoms. Consumers exhibiting  these symptoms after having contact with this product should contact their  healthcare providers.

Pets with Salmonella infections may be lethargic and 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. If your pet has consumed the  recalled product and has any of these signs, please contact your  veterinarian.

The recalled Chicken Jerky Dog Treats were distributed to 57 Sam's Club  locations in the following states: CO,IA,ID,IL,KS,MO,MT,NE,OK,SD,UT and WY.

The product comes in a clear plastic bag with the Nature's Deli logo  containing 2.5 lbs chicken jerky marked with UPC bar code 647263800208. Kasel  Industries is recalling lot number BEST BY 091913 DEN because this lot code  tested positive through analysis by the FDA.

No illnesses have been reported to date in animals or humans in connection  with this product.

The recall was the result of a routine sampling by the FDA that revealed  finished products contained the Salmonella bacteria. The company has  ceased distribution of any lots that have possible contamination of the  bacteria. No other products made by Kasel Associated Industries are included in  the recall of 2.5 lbs packages of Chicken Jerky Dog Treats.

Consumers who have purchased the 2.5 lbs packages of Chicken Jerky Dog Treats  are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers  with questions may contact Kasel Associated Industries at (800) 218-4417 Monday  thru Friday from 7am to 5pm MDT

From: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm322471.htm

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