If you have a puppy, here’s some information you need to know about the recall of a popular puppy chew.USNews issued the FDA warning April 27, 2015.
The entire FDA recall report on the Nylabone Puppy Starter Kit, issued April 22, can be read here and says
“TFH Publications, Inc./Nylabone Products, of Neptune, NJ is recalling one lot of its 1.69 oz. package of the Puppy Starter Kit dog chews, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The recalled Puppy Starter Kit consists of one lot of dog chews that were distributed nationwide, to Canada, and through one domestic online mail order facility.
The product comes in a 1.69 oz. package marked with Lot #21935, UPC 0-18214-81291-3, located on the back of the package, and with an expiration date of 3/22/18 also stamped on the back of the package.”
Although no Salmonella illnesses have been reported at this time, pet owners whose dogs have used this product should watch their dogs for symptoms including fever, vomiting, decreased appetite, abdominal pain and bloody diarrhea.
Owners are asked to return the unused portion of this product to place of purchase for a full refund
Please keep in mind Salmonella can also be transmitted to humans.
Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-877-273-7527.