Nutri-Vet has issued a voluntary recall of its Nutri-Vet and Nutripet Chicken Jerky treats due to potential salmonella contamination. According to the FDA report, no pet or human illnesses have been reported.
The products are being recalled due to the potential presence of salmonella at the manufacturing facility. Affected treats were distributed nationwide from April 2012 through February 2012 with “Best By” dates ranging April 20, 2014 to October 3, 2014.
The product comes in a clear plastic bag containing Chicken Jerky Treats as described below:
|76-0081||NutriPet Natural Chicken Fillet Strips||16oz||76-0081 (No bar code)|
|50704||Nutri-Vet K9 Natural Chicken Breast Treats for Joint Health||5oz||669125507049|
|50705||Nutri-Vet K9 Natural Chicken Breast Treats for Joint Health||15oz||669125507056|
|50706||Nutri-Vet K9 Natural Chicken Breast Treats for Glossy Coat||5oz||669125507063|
|50707||Nutri-Vet K9 Natural Chicken Breast Treats for Glossy Coat||15oz||669125507070|
|50708||Nutri-Vet K9 Natural Chicken Breast Treats for Stress and Anxiety||5oz||669125507087|
|50709||Nutri-Vet K9 Natural Chicken Breast Treats for Stress and Anxiety||15oz||669125507094|
|50710||Nutri-Vet K9 Natural Chicken Breast Treats for Fresh Breath||5oz||669125507100|
|50711||Nutri-Vet K9 Natural Chicken Breast Treats for Fresh Breath||15oz||669125507117|
|50712||Nutri-Vet K9 Natural Chicken Breast Treats for SENIOR Dogs||5oz||669125507124|
|50714||Nutri-Vet K9 Natural Chicken Breast Treats for Healthy Digestion||5oz||669125507148|
|50716||Nutri-Vet K9 Natural Chicken Breast Treats for Healthy Weight||5oz||669125507162|
|50701||Nutri-Vet K9 Natural Chicken Breast Treats||5oz||669125507018|
|50702||Nutri-Vet K9 Natural Chicken Breast Treats||8oz||669125507025|
|50703||NNutri-Vet K9 Natural Chicken Breast Treats||16oz||669125507032|
|99044||Nutri-Vet K9 Hip & Joint Chicken Breast Strips||8oz||669125990445|
Pet owners who have purchased affected products are encouraged to discontinue feeding and return to the place of purchase for a full refund. For more information, please call Nutri-Vet at (877) 729-8668 Monday through Friday from 7am to 5pm MDT.
We’ve seen so many recalls of chicken jerky treats lately, that I’d say it’s safest to avoid chicken jerky treats altogether.