Pets: Nature's Recipe recalls dog treats because of possible risk to pet's health
According to the Food and Drug Administration, Nature's Recipe is voluntarily recalling their Nature’s Recipe Oven Baked Biscuits with Real Chicken because of possible salmonella health risk.
The treats were distributed nationally sold in 19-ounce stand-up resealable pouches. The packages bear a “Best By Date" of “10 11 13” and “10 12 13" and are marked with the lot codes 2199TP or 2200TP and a UPC code of 30521 51549.
Salmonella, also referred to as salmonellosis, causes digestive problems, and dogs will typically present with fever, diarrhea, vomiting and weakness. Other symptoms can occur.
Salmonella can affect other animals — not just the dogs who consume the treats. 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 treats or any surfaces exposed to any contaminated product.
Consumers who have purchased the affected treats should stop feeding the product and discard immediately. Further information about the recall can be obtained by visiting the company website www.naturesrecipe.com or by calling the Consumer Hotline, 24 hours a day, at 800-237-3856.
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