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Recall: Boots & Barkley Pig Ears and Variety Pack Dog Treats

Kasel Associated Industries which issued the last two recalls that were posted on our blog has issued another recall today for its Boots & Barkley (a Target brand) Roasted American Pig Ears and Boots & Barkley American Variety Pack Dog Treats due to salmonella contamination.

Salmonella can cause illness in both humans and pets. If you suspect your pet has been affected, contact your veterinarian immediately. No illnesses have been reported.

Both kinds of treats were distributed nationwide to Target stores in August 2012. The Pig Ears come in a clear plastic package with UPC bar code 647263899158. The Variety Pack also come in a clear plastic package weighing 32oz and marked with UPC bar code 490830400086. Affected products are marked with lot number BESTBY 13SEP2014DEN.

Consumers who purchased either product are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.

About Stacy @Trupanion

Stacy Kowalchuk is a dog mom to her rescued Whippet-mix, Ellie. During the week, you can find Stacy surfing (the internet, that is) and managing Trupanion's presence in the social media world. In her free time, Stacy likes to bake, especially cupcakes! To balance her culinary affinity, she also likes to stay active, especially with activities that include her dog such as hiking and going to dog parks.

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