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Posted on Sun, Oct 14, 2012 : 2:06 p.m.

Nature's Recipe recalls dog treats because of possible risk to pet's health

By Lorrie Shaw

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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 or by calling the Consumer Hotline, 24 hours a day, at 800-237-3856.

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Lorrie Shaw leads the pets section for and owner of Professional Pet Sitting. Shoot her an email, contact her at 734-904-7279 or follow her adventures on Twitter.



Mon, Oct 15, 2012 : 12:31 p.m.

Make your pet her own treats. There are recipes all over the net. My dog treats consist of small bits of leftovers...such as chicken or salmon And baby carrots.