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Salix Animal Health Recalls ‘Good ‘N’ Fun Beefhide Chicken Sticks’ Dog Treats - Updated

By Victoria Heuer    October 12, 2015 at 08:00PM

Salix Animal Health, a Florida based dog treat manufacturer, has announced a voluntary recall of their "Good 'n' Fun - Beefhide Chicken Sticks" due to a potential for contamination with Salmonella bacteria.


Only one lot of the rawhide treat was identified as being at risk.


The recalled product is packaged in a 2.8 ounce bag, with lot #AO15010 stamped on the back side of the bag. The UPC code is 0 91093 82247 1, and the expiration date is 03/2018.


Good 'n' Fun – Beefhide Chicken Sticks were distributed nationwide by Salix Animal Health to Dollar General and Dollar Tree retail stores.


There have not been any reports of illnesses related to Good 'n' Fun - Beefhide Chicken Sticks. According to the press release from Salix Animal Health, “the potential for contamination was noted after routine testing by the Georgia Department of Agriculture revealed the presence of Salmonella in one 2.8 ounce package of "Good 'n' Fun - Beefhide Chicken Sticks" labeled with the recalled code.”


If you or your pet had contact with the recalled product, monitor your pets, yourself, and family members for symptoms that may develop. Common symptoms associated with Salmonella poisoning include diarrhea, bloody diarrhea, nauseavomiting, or abdominal pain. If you, your pet, or a family member is experiencing these symptoms, it is advisable to contact a medical professional immediately.


None of the company’s other products are affected by this recall.


If you have purchased this product, the company is urging you to either dispose of it or return it to the place of purchase for a full refund, or contact the company directly.


For more information and answers to questions, please contact Salix Animal Health's consumer affairs team at 1-800-338-4896, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time.


Recall Update


On October 23, 2015, Salix Animal Health announced that it has expanded its original recall to include additional food products made around the same time as the previous recalled products. This expansion affects Good 'n' Fun Beefhide Chicken Sticks only; no other product is affected by the expanded recall.


There have not been any reports of illness or death related to this product. The recall is being conducted as a precautionary measure.


The recalled Good 'n' Fun Beefhide Chicken Sticks were distributed nationwide to Dollar General, Dollar Tree, and Family Dollar retail stores. The recalled product is packaged in a 2.8 ounce bag stamped on the back side with an item code number of 82247 and with an expiration date ranging from 02/2018- 07/2018.


The UPC code is 0 91093 82247 1, as shown in the table below.


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If you have this product in your home, you are being advised to check the item number and expiration date on the product package to determine if it is subject to the voluntary recall. Customers who have purchased the product urged to dispose of the product or return it for full refund.


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Source: FDA

Source: FDA