Pet Product Recall 2010: Hartz Naturals Real Beef Treats for Dogs

Jerry Reth | September 6, 2010 | 0 Comments More

Pet Product Recall 2010: Hartz Naturals Real Beef Treats for Dogs – A pet product company has now recalled more than 75,000 bags of doc treats, citing concerns over salmonella. They have received a number of reports of the dogs falling ill after eating their treats, according to the US Food and Drug Administration.

The company, Hartz Mountain Corp. ran a number of sample tests and found that some of their treats do contain salmonella organisms. The organisms were found in the 8 ounce bags of Hartz Naturals Real Beef Treats for Dogs. The company, which is based in New Jersey, has not heard of any animal or person dying as a result of eating the treats, and is recalling the bags as a precautionary measure. They are currently investigating the source of the outbreak and have said that they will keep customers updated on their website.

The lot code for the contaminated treats is BZ0969101E. They are asking dog owners who purchased the treats to throw them away as soon as possible. The symptoms of a salmonella infection in dogs consists of fever, diarrhea, abdominal pain and nausea. If you believe your animal may be suffering from these conditions, seek medical help as soon as possible. Hartz has set up a phone line for worried customers at 1-800-2751414.

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