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Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Pet treat recall





Merrick Pet care is recalling 'Doggie Wishbone pet treats' because of a possible salmonella health risk.

  Item # 29050   Lot  11031 Best used by Jan 30 2013  UPC # 2280829050

You can call the company at 1-800-664-7387 Monday -Friday 8-5 Central time.

The company is recalling them for possible health risk of salmonella . being on the cautious side. At this time only one lot is being recalled. Shipped were 248 cases to ten states.

In pets salmonella causes vomiting, diarrhea, bloody diarrhea , stomach cramping, loss of appetite, fever.  If you see these symptoms in your pet contact your veterinarian.

Keep in mind that people can also be contaminated if they touch the produce and do not wash their hands.  Having had this once already know that it seems like you have the flu, but worse! So contact your doctor if you are feeling ill.

2 comments:

  1. So the owners could get it too? Do you know if the dogs would die from it? (salmonella)

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  2. Yes you can get it if you touch the treat and do not wash your hands afterward. Dogs with compromised immune systems such as pups or older dogs can die if not treated and kept hydrated.

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