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Posted on Thu, Feb 21, 2013 : 7 a.m.

Kasel Associated Industries recalls all products manufactured at Colorado facility

By Lorrie Shaw


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In a statement this week, the Food and Drug Administration announced that Kasel Associated Industries is voluntarily recalling all of its products produced at its Denver, Colo. plant between April 20, 2012 and Sept. 19, 2012.

This measure comes after previous recalls of their bully sticks and chicken jerky treats last fall.

Salmonella contamination is cited as the problem behind the recall.

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.

The company is recalling Boots & Barkley, BIXBI, Nature’s Deli, Colorado Naturals, Petco, and Best Bully Stick items. Lot numbers with a 1 Year Best By Date and a 2 Year Best By Date are included.

The products, which include pig ears and salmon jerky, have been sold by Target, Sam's Club, among other retailers.

Click here for a complete list of recalled products.

Consumers who have purchased any listed products may return them to the point of purchase for a full refund. Those with questions may contact the company at 800-218-4417 Monday through Friday from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. (MDT).

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