Food Recall December 2008 Chicken Jerky, Tenders, Strips or Treats

Preliminary Animal Health Notification

December 2008 Chicken Jerky, Tenders, Strips or Treats

Apparently this has been an ongoing concern.

“FDA believes the continued trend of consumer complaints coupled with the information obtained from Australia warrants an additional reminder and animal health notification.

Chicken jerky products should not be substituted for a balanced diet and are intended to be
used occasionally and in small quantities.  Owners of small dogs must be especially careful to limit the amount of these products.

FDA, in addition to several veterinary diagnostic laboratories in the U.S, is working to determine why these products are associated with illness in dogs.   To date, scientists have not been able to determine a definitive cause for the reported illnesses.  FDA has conducted extensive chemical and microbial testing but has not identified any contaminant.”

Read The Full Article

http://www.fda.gov/cvm/CVM_Updates/ComplaintsChicJerky.htm

The Spirit Dog

2 Responses

  1. You can visit Sandy (Yes, she’s the pretty Golden) at the above link, or visit her dad at :

    www(dot)dlhavlin-author(dot)com/

    Apparently, Sandy is not the only writer in the family.

  2. Darn! Life just keeps getting more complicated. Oh well, Merry Christmas. Visit me at www(dot)SandySays1(dot)wordpress(dot)com and read “Claus and the Consultant,” and get some holiday laughs.

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