Kasel Associated Industries is recalling Boots & Barkley Roasted American Pig Ears and Boots & Barkley American Variety Pack Dog Treats, after a routine sampling by the Colorado, USA, Department of Agricultre tested positive for Salmonella.
The recalled Roasted American Pig Ears product comes in a clear plastic bag containing 12 pig ears, marked with UPC bar code 647263899158. The American Variety Pack Dog Treats come in a 32-ounce clear plastic bag, marked with UPC bar code 490830400086. Both recalled products are marked with lot number BESTBY 13SEP2014DEN.
Both the recalled American Pig Ears and American Variety Pack Dog Treats were distributed via Target retail stores throughout the US in August 2012.
The company says no illnesses have been reported to date in animals or humans in connection with the recalled products. Pets with Salmonella infections may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever and vomiting. Some pets will have only decreased appetite, fever and abdominal pain.
Consumers who have purchased the recalled products should return them to the place of purchase for a refund. Consumers with questions may contact Kasel Associated Industries at +1.800.218.4417, Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. MDT.
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