TruPet Implements Recall for Dog Treats That May Be Contaminated with Salmonella

The affected 'Treat Me Crunchy Beef Delight' dog treats come in a 2.5 oz. package

TruPet Implements Recall for Dog Treats That May Be Contaminated with Salmonella
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February 27, 2018

TruPet says that a limited amount of its 'Treat Me Crunchy Beef Delight' dog treats have the potential to be contaminated with salmonella. As a result, these treats have been recalled.

Recalled Product Details

The affected Treat Me Crunchy Beef Delight dog treats come in a 2.5 oz. package that can be identified by a lot number of 20190514 13753. No other lot numbers or TruPet products are included in this recall.

The treats were distributed in the continental USA via online retailer Chewy.com and TruDog.com through direct delivery.

No illnesses related to this recall have been reported, to date.

Risks of Salmonella

Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and there is also a risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products.

Healthy people infected with salmonella should monitor themselves for some or all of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping, and fever. Rarely, salmonella can result in more serious ailments.

Pets with salmonella infections may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever, and vomiting. Some pets will have only decreased appetite, fever, and abdominal pain. Infected but otherwise healthy pets can be carriers and infect other animals or humans. If your pet has these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian.

What should consumers do?

Consumers who have purchased any of the recalled Treat Me Crunchy Beef Delight dog treats are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a refund.

Consumers with questions or concerns about this recall can contact TruPet at (800) 476-8808.