October 3, 2012 — Kasel Associated Industries of Denver, CO has announced a voluntary dog treats recall involving some of its products due to possible contamination with Salmonella bacteria.
The event was reported by the FDA in a news release dated October 3, 2012.
Salmonella can affect both humans and non-human animals and are the result of ingesting contaminated food.
No illnesses have been reported to date in animals or humans in connection with this product.
The company has ceased distribution of any lots that may have possible contamination with the bacteria.
What Products Are Being Recalled?
The product comes in a clear plastic bag with the Nature’s Deli logo containing 2.5 lbs chicken jerky dog treats and marked with UPC bar code 647263800208.
The company is recalling products with a lot number of BEST BY 091913 DEN because the batch has tested positive for Salmonella through analysis by the FDA.
Where Were the Recalled Products Sold?
The affected products were distributed by 57 Sam’s Club locations in the following states:
What to Do?
Salmonella is serious business — for both you and your pet. So, if you can confirm your dog’s food is one of the products being recalled, stop feeding or handling it immediately.
If you’ve discarded the packaging (something we recommend younever do) – or you’re in any way in doubt – do not take chances. Be safe. Stop feeding the product anyway.
As far as what to do with your recalled product, the company suggests: Consumers who have purchased the 2.5 lbs packages of Chicken Jerky Dog Treats are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Kasel Associated Industries at (800) 218-4417 Monday thru Friday from 7am to 5pm MDT.
You can report complaints about FDA-regulated pet food products by calling the consumer complaint coordinator in your area.
Or go to http://www.fda.gov/petfoodcomplaints.