More pig ear treats recalled after Missouri dog falls ill

More pig ear treats recalled after Missouri dog falls ill

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May 20, 2011
By dvm360.com staff
Rockville, Md. — Blackman Industries of Kansas City, Kan. is recalling several pig ear treats because they may be contaminated with Salmonella, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

FDA reports that one dog in Missouri was reported ill after consuming the pig ear treats.

Affected are all PrimeTime-brand two-count and five-count Premium Pig Ears (UPC codes 7-48976-18316-6, 7-48976-09040-2 and 7-48976-19040-9 ) and all KC Beefhide-brand 20-count Premium Pig Ears (UPC code 7-48976-09065-5).

The products were distributed in Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota between Jan. 4, 2011 and April 29, 2011. They were sold through many of the following retail outlets: Price Chopper Stores, Hy-Vee Stores, Hen House Markets, Bag N Save Stores, Dahl’s Food Stores, Baldwin City Market, SunFresh Food Stores, Apple Markets, Brookside Market, Franklin Food Stores, No Frills Food Stores, Alps Food Stores, Big V Food Stores, Country Mart Food Stores, Thriftway Food Stores, County Fair Food Stores, Super Saver Food Stores and Russ’s Food Stores and Feldman’s Farm and Home Stores.

Consumers that have purchased any of the products are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Questions can be directed to the company at (913) 342-5010.