The recalled dog treat products are sold in a 5-count package, marked with UPC code 0-21130-42080-3, and lot code 20082712 S 3195 and lot code 20090312 S3195. This lot of product tested positive for Salmonella when tested by the Colorado, USA, Department of Agriculture.
Carolina Prime Pet says the Priority Total Pet Care All Natural Bullstrips were distributed from about September 1 through November 21. The dog treats are sold at Safeway stores in the following states in the USA: Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Hawaii, Maryland, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, South Dakota, Virginia, Washington, D.C. and Wyoming; as well as at Vons, Pavilions and Pak ‘N Save stores in California, USA; Randalls and Tom Thumb stores in Texas, USA; Genuardi’s stores in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, USA; and Dominick’s stores in Illinois, USA.
The company says it is not aware of any reported cases of illness related to the recalled dog treat products. Customers who purchased the recalled dog treats should discontinue use immediately and return the products to the purchase location for replacement, refund or discard. For further information, please call Carolina Prime Pet Inc. at +1.888.370.2360, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. EST.
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