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  • 1,000 dog deaths linked to ‘toxic jerky treats’

    More than 1,000 dog deaths may now be linked to toxic jerky treats according to the Food and Drug Administration. And the agency says since 2007, there have been almost 5,000 complaints of pet illnesses related to the treats.
  • Despite FDA warnings and pet deaths, pet food companies won’t recall treats

    02/09/2012 11:23:11 AM PST · by EBH · 99 replies
    PetSitUSA ^ | 2/7/11
    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is again cautioning consumers that chicken jerky products for dogs (also sold as chicken tenders, strips or treats) may be associated with illness in dogs. In the last 12 months, FDA has seen an increase in the number of complaints it received of dog illnesses associated with consumption of chicken jerky products imported from China. Now, four months later, pets are still dying from these treats. And, since the FDA testing has been inconclusive, the pet food companies that sell them aren’t recalling them. Again, that’s even though many pets are dying. Some of...
  • FDA Warns: Salmonella Found In Dog Treats Distributed By Merrick Pet Care

    01/15/2010 3:00:25 PM PST · by freespirited · 3 replies · 320+ views
    NYC Injury Board ^ | 01/15/10 | Chrissie Cole
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers not to use certain beef dog treats distributed by Merrick Pet Care because the treats might be contaminated with salmonella. To this date no illnesses have been linked to the recalled products, but the FDA is advising consumers in possession of these items not to handle or feed them to their pets. The affected Merrick Beef Filet Squares for dogs have a “best buy” label of 111911. The agency recommends that consumers who are unable to determine the “best by” date discontinue use of the product. They were distributed nationwide...
  • FDA: Dog treats tainted with Salmonella

    11/06/2009 11:31:32 AM PST · by JoeProBono · 37 replies · 1,557+ views
    baltimoresun ^ | November 6, 2009
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is issuing this health alert to warn consumers not to use Pig Ears and Beef Hooves pet treats manufactured by Pet Carousel because the products may be contaminated with Salmonella. The products were distributed nationwide in both bulk and retail packaging for sale in pet food and retail chain stores. Pet Carousel is based in Sanger, Calif. The products were manufactured under conditions that facilitate cross-contamination within batches or lots. Although no illnesses associated with these products have been reported, the FDA is advising consumers in possession of these products to not handle or...