Carolina Prime Pet Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of dog treats, has issued a voluntary recall. The following product may pose a possible Salmonella health risk:
Priority Total Pet Care All Natural Bullstrips, 5-count package
Lot Code: 20082712 S 3195 and Lot Code: 20090312 S3195
The UPC and lot code numbers can be located on the back of the package.
According to an FDA press release, this product tested positive for Salmonella in a test performed by the Colorado Department of Agriculture. At the time of the press release there were no reported cases of Salmonella linked directly to Priority Total Pet Care All Natural Bullstrips. The treats being recalled were distributed from the first of September until now.
If you or your pets have had contact with the recalled treats, you are advised to watch for symptoms that may develop. Common symptoms associated with Salmonella poisoning include diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, stomach cramps, loss of appetite, fever, and vomiting. If you or your pet experience any of these symptoms, it is important that you contact a medical professional for further assistance. It is also important ot keep in mind that a dog may be infected with Salmonella without showing symptoms and still pass the infection onto other pets in the home.
As of this date, no related illnesses have been reported.
Customers who purchased the recalled treats are urged to discontinue use immediately and discard of the product safely or return it to the purchase location for replacement or refund. For more information, please contact Carolina Prime Pet Inc. at 1-888-370-2360, Mon-Fri. 9:00 AM — 4:00 PM EST.