Salmonella found in US pet threats
A US pet food company announced today a
nationwide recall of dog, cat and ferret treats that could be contaminated with
Salmonella. The bacteria could infect both animals and people handling
The announcement is unrelated to the more
extensive recall of melamine-tainted dog and cat food that led to kidney
failure in pets in North America.
Eight in One Inc., a division of
United Pet Group Inc., is recalling all packages of Dingo Chick'N Jerky, Dingo
Kitty Chicken Jerky and Dingo Ferret Chicken Jerky. The company has received a
report of a dog infected by Salmonella, which lead to further testing
of this product. Some, but not all, of the samples tested were contaminated. The
treats were sold around the country at Target, PetSmart and other
Eight in One
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