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Pet Treat Recall: Pig Ears

Pig ears have been recalled by Jones Natural Chews Co.

Once again, news has broke about a recall on treats commonly given to dogs. This time, the treats recalled were pig ears.

Jones Natural Chews Co. of Rockford, Illinois announced Tuesday that it has recalled  2,705 boxes of pig ear pet chews because they may be contaminated with Salmonella. Symptoms of Salmonella poisoning include high fever, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of appetite, and lethargy. If you think your dog may be infected, see your veterinarian immediately.

While no illnesses have been reported to date, the product was pulled due to testing conducted by the Washington State Department of Agriculture, which showed the bacteria in the product. Those who purchased the pig ears can return the product for a full refund and have the option of contacting the company with any questions or concerns at 1-877-481-2663.

These chews were sold under the brands of Jones Natural Chews Co., Blain’s Farm, and Fleet and Country Butcher brands. They were distributed in the following states:

  • Connecticut
  • Iowa
  • Illinois
  • Massachusetts
  • Maine
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Montana
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • Wisconsin

Read the full story on Food Safety News here.

About Heather @FamilyAndFur

Heather Kalinowski lives in the Seattle area with her husband, newborn son, and two rescued pups – an Italian Greyhound named Ava and a Spaniel mix named Jackson. She enjoys reading, writing, spending time with her family, and volunteering with Italian Greyhound Rescue. Google+

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