A new dog chew recall came out today, March 8, 2011.
Jones Natural Chews Co came out with a press release today about a recall for their pig ear dog chews. They are recalling over 2700 boxes of pig ears due to possible contamination with Salmonella. People handling these infected treats can become sick, as well as the dogs that chew them.
People with Salmonella would have nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and fever, and worse. Dogs with salmonella poisoning would exhibit diarrhea, vomiting, fever, and worse.
The following brands of pig ears are affected.
- Jones Natural Chews Pig Ears
- Blain’s Farm and Fleet Pig Ears
- Country Butcher Dog Chews Pig Ears
To see a complete list of symptoms of salmonella, a list of states where these pig ears are being recalled from, and the complete list of pig ear brands, visit http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm246319.htm.