In a press release, the Food & Drug Administration announced that Pet Center, Inc, of Los Angeles, CA, has voluntarily recalled its 3 oz. bag of Lamb Crunchy’s dog treats.
DATE CODE: 122015
Salmonella was detected by the State of Colorado, Department of Agriculture in random sampling.
The product has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals eating a contaminated product and people handling the same. Be sure to wash your hands carefully after having contact with any pet products.
Symptoms of Salmonella infection include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, cramping and fever. Salmonella can result occasionally in more serious issues, such as endocarditis, arterial infections, arthritis, muscle pain, urinary tract symptoms and eye irritation.
Pets with Salmonella may exhibit symptoms such as lethargy, diarrhea, vomiting and fever, but some pets will only display a decreased appetite, fever and possibly abdominal pain. Pets can be carriers of the bacteria and never show any symptoms.
Lamb Crunchy’s were distributed in California, Washington, Colorado and Wisconsin to the following distributors: Gelson’s Market, General Pet, Nor-Sky Pet Supply and Independent Pet.
If you have purchased these treats, contact the company at 800-390-0575, Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. through 4 p.m. PST.