Potential Salmonella Contamination
Smokehouse Pet Products, Inc. of Sun Valley, CA announced yesterday that it’s recalling 4-oz bags of dog treats labeled as “Beefy Munchies,” because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
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.
Infected but otherwise healthy pets can be carriers and infect other animals or humans. If your pet has consumed the recalled product and has these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian immediately.
Salmonella is also A risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products.
Smokehouse Pet Products distributed the potentially contaminated dog treats through wholesalers and retailers in Washington as well as Michigan, North Carolina and Colorado.
Here’s all the information about the recalled product:
- Beef Munchies
- 4-oz bags
- UPC 78565857957
- Lot 449294
- Best used by date of 10/25/19 stamped on the back.
No one reported illnesses in connection with this problem so far.
The potential for contamination was noted after routine sampling and testing by the Colorado Department of Agriculture revealed the presence of Salmonella in two 4-oz packages of “Beefy Munchies.”
Consumers who have purchased 4-oz packages of “Beefy Munchies” should discontinue use of the product and may return the unused portion to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Consumers with questions may contact Smokehouse Pet Products, Inc. at 1-877-699-7387, Monday through Friday 7am-3:30pm PST.