Last Friday, Salix Animal Health, LLC of Deerfield, FL announced it voluntary expanded its recall of “Good ‘n’ Fun – Beefhide Chicken Sticks” because the product may be contaminated with Salmonella.
The original recall was announced on September 30.
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 of Salmonella and infect other animals or humans. If your pet has consumed the recalled product and has these symptoms, contact your veterinarian.
The recalled “Good ‘n’ Fun – Beefhide Chicken Sticks” was distributed nationwide by Salix Animal Health to Dollar General and Dollar Tree retail stores.
The recalled product is packaged in a 2.8 ounce bag stamped on the back side with an item code number of 82247 and UPC code of 0 91093 82247 1 and an expiration date ranging from 02/2018- 07/2018.
No other product is affected at this time. Customers should look at the item number, and expiration date on the product package to determine if it is subject to the voluntary recall. Customers who have purchased the product subject to this recall are urged to dispose of the product or return it for full refund.
Salix Animal Health is also working with retailers to ensure that the affected product is removed from inventory and is no longer sold.
If you have these products, please contact Salix Animal Health’s consumer affairs team at 1-800-338-4896, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time for a refund.
Customers with questions may call the company’s consumer affairs team at the number listed above.