FDA warning Jerky Treats

Why Are Jerky Treats Making Pets Sick?

    What to Look Out For
    What FDA Is Doing

If you have a dog or cat that became ill after eating jerky pet treats, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) would like to hear from you or your veterinarian.

The agency has repeatedly issued alerts to consumers about reports it has received concerning jerky pet treat-related illnesses involving 3,600 dogs and 10 cats in the U.S. since 2007. Approximately 580 of those pets have died.

To date, FDA’s Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) has conducted more than 1,200 tests, visited jerky pet treat manufacturers in China and collaborated with colleagues in academia, industry, state labs and foreign governments. Yet the exact cause of the illnesses remains elusive. Continue reading FDA warning Jerky Treats

Kritter’s Kitchen Kreations recalls treats


A New Hampshire company is recalling a line of dog treats after 3
dozen people became sick. The state public health department says
Kritter’s Kitchen Kreations of Loudon is voluntarily recalling its
Joey’s Jerky chicken jerky for pets due to possible salmonellosis

Officials say while it’s uncommon for pet food and treats to be
contaminated with salmonellae, the outbreak highlights the need for
pet owners to wash their hands after handling the items.

The pet treats were sold at: America’s Pet in Hudson, Blue Seal in
Bow, K9 Kaos in Dover, Osborne’s Agway and Sandy’s Pet Food Center in
Concord, and The Yellow Dogs Barn in Barrington.

Purina ONE Recall 2013

Nestlé Purina Voluntarily Recalls Limited Number of Purina ONE beyOnd Our White Meat Chicken & Whole Barley Recipe Adult Dry Dog Food Bags Due to a Potential Health Risk


Keith Schopp

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 30, 2013 – St. Louis, Missouri, Nestlé Purina PetCare Company (NPPC) is voluntarily recalling a limited number of 3.5-pound bags of its Purina ONE beyOnd Our White Meat Chicken & Whole Barley Recipe Adult Dry Dog Food from a single production run and shipped to retail customers in the United States. This is being done because one bag of the product was found to be contaminated with Salmonella.

Only Purina ONE beyOnd Our White Meat Chicken & Whole Barley Recipe Adult Dry Dog Food with both the “Best By” date and the production code shown below are included in this voluntary recall:
Bag Size 3.5 lb.
“Best By” Date & Production Code* OCT 2014 31071083
UPC Code 17800 12679
*”Best By” Date and Production Code are found on the back or bottom of the bag.

No additional Purina or Purina ONE dog or cat products are involved in this voluntary recall at this time. No salmonella-related illness has been reported to date in association with this product.

Consumers who have purchased Purina ONE beyOnd Our White Meat Chicken & Whole Barley Recipe Adult Dry Dog Food products with the specific “Best By” Date and Production Code should discontinue feeding the product and discard it. Continue reading Purina ONE Recall 2013

Eukanuba, Iams Recall 2013

Eukanuba, Iams Dry Foods Recalled

Eleven Eukanuba dog recipes, eight Iams dog recipes and 10 Iams cat recipes are involved in the limited recall.
Selected lots of Eukanuba and Iams dry dog food and Iams dry cat food are being voluntarily recalled because of potential salmonella contamination.

The manufacturer, Cincinnati-based Procter & Gamble Co., reported Wednesday that no salmonella-related illnesses had been linked to any of the lots.

The recall, limited to the United States, represents a small amount, about one-tenth of 1 percent, of annual production of the foods. Continue reading Eukanuba, Iams Recall 2013

Recall Dogswell and Catswell jerky treats made with chicken or duck

Dogswell and Catswell jerky treats made with chicken or duck and bearing a “Best Before” date of Jan. 28, 2015, or earlier are being withdrawn because they may contain trace amounts of an antibiotic residue not approved for use in the United States.

The treats should not pose a health risk to pets or people, according to the manufacturer, Los Angeles-based Arthur Dogswell LLC.

The company reported Friday that the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets discovered the antibiotic during routine product sampling. The antibiotic is accepted for use in poultry in other parts of the world, the company added. Continue reading Recall Dogswell and Catswell jerky treats made with chicken or duck

Natura Pet Expands Voluntary Recall of Dry Pet Foods Due to Possible Health Risk

Jones Natural chews recall

Jones Natural Chews Co Recalls Woofers Dog Treats Because Of
Possible Salmonella Health Risk

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 6, 2013 – Jones Natural Chews Co of Rockford, IL is recalling 245 boxes of Woofers (beef patties) because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products. People handling dry pet food and/or treats can become infected with Salmonella, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the chews or any surfaces exposed to these products. Continue reading Jones Natural chews recall