Dog Goods USA recalls pig ear treats due to Salmonella concerns

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NATIONWIDE, (WOWO) – A company has recalled all of its pig ear dog treats as they may be contaminated with Salmonella.

Dog Goods USA, LLC issued the recall for Chef Toby Pig Ear Treats last week after an investigation began into a suspected link between pig ear treats and human cases of salmonellosis.

Dog Goods bought the products from a single supplier in Brazil. The products were sold in retail stores nationwide between September 2018 and August 2019, and include the following lot codes:

  • 428590
  • 278989
  • 087148
  • 224208
  • 1168723
  • 428590
  • 222999
  • 074599
  • 1124053
  • 226884
  • 578867
  • 224897
  • 1234750
  • 444525
  • 1106709
  • 215812
  • 230273
  • 224970
  • 585246
  • 327901
  • 052248
  • 210393
  • 217664
  • 331199
  • 225399
  • 867680
  • 050273
  • 881224
  • 424223,
  • 225979
  • 431724
  • 226340
  • 880207
  • 334498

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration reports people infected with Salmonella may display all or some of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever.

Infected pets may be lethargic and have diarrhea, fever and vomiting. Some pets will only have decreased appetite, fever and abdominal pain.

If you purchased a Chef Toby Pig Ear Treat, return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions can call (786) 401-6533, ex. 8000 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. EST.

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