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Kasel Associated Industries Recalls All Products Manufactured at its Denver, Colorado Facility from April 20, 2012 thru September 19, 2012 Because of Possible Salmonella Health RiskContact
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - February 19, 2013 - Kasel Associated Industries of Denver, CO is voluntarily recalling ALL PRODUCTS MANUFACTURED AT ITS DENVER, COLORADO FACILITY FROM APRIL 20, 2012 THRU SEPTEMBER 19, 2012 due to possible Salmonella contamination. Salmonella can sicken animals that eat these products and humans are at risk for salmonella poisoning from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the pet products or any surfaces exposed to these products.
Healthy people infected with Salmonella should monitor themselves for some or all of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever. Rarely, Salmonella can result in more serious ailments, including arterial infections, endocarditis, arthritis, muscle pain, eye irritation, and urinary tract symptoms. Consumers exhibiting these symptoms after having contact with this product should contact their healthcare providers.
Pets with Salmonella infections may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever, and vomiting. Some pets will have only decreased appetite, fever and abdominal pain. Infected but otherwise healthy pets can be carriers and infect other animals or humans. If your pet has consumed the recalled product and has any of these signs, please contact your veterinarian.
The recalled Products of Dog Treats were distributed nationwide through various retailers from April 20th to September 19th.
Kasel Industries is recalling Boots & Barkley, BIXBI, Nature’s Deli, Colorado Naturals, Petco, and Best Bully Stick items. Lot numbers as shown in 1 Year Best By Date Table and 2 Year Best By Date Table, which are attached.
Kasel Industries has not received any reports of illnesses to date in connection with these products.
No other products made by Kasel Associated Industries are included in the recall. Specifically no products with best by dates after the specified ranges are included in the recall.
Consumers who have purchased any listed products are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Kasel Associated Industries at (800) 218-4417 Monday thru Friday from 7am to 5pm MDT.
2 Year Best By DateUPC Lot/Best By Date085239043165Boots&Barkley American Beef Bully Stick 12"20APR2014 DEN-03OCT2014 DEN085239403495Boots&Barkley American Smoked Beef Femur Bone 3"20APR2014 DEN-03OCT2014 DEN085239043103Boots&Barkley American Flossie 6-8"20APR2014 DEN-03OCT2014 DEN085239403440Boots&Barkley American Pig Ear Strips 8oz20APR2014 DEN-03OCT2014 DEN085239043202Boots&Barkley American Chicken Stuffed Beef Femur Bone 6"20APR2014 DEN-03OCT2014 DEN085239043110Boots&Barkley American Braided Bully Stick 5"20APR2014 DEN-03OCT2014 DEN085239043325Boots&Barkley American Chicken Jerky 16oz20APR2014 DEN-03OCT2014 DEN085239043400Boots&Barkley American Chicken Jerky 8oz20APR2014 DEN-03OCT2014 DEN490830400086Boots&Barkley American Variety Pack 32oz20APR2014 DEN-03OCT2014 DEN647263899196Boots&Barkley American Beef Ribs 2ct20APR2014 DEN-03OCT2014 DEN647263899172Boots&Barkley American Beef Knuckle20APR2014 DEN-03OCT2014 DEN647263899158Boots&Barkley American Pig Ears 12ct20APR2014 DEN-03OCT2014 DEN647263899189Boots&Barkley American Beef Bully Sticks 6ct20APR2014 DEN-03OCT2014 DEN647263899165Boots&Barkley American Pork Femur20APR2014 DEN-03OCT2014 DEN681131857246Roasted Pig Ear Dog Treats 28oz04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN80044309290325 PK Natural Pig Ears04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN80044309291012 PK Natural Pig Ears04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN80044309292712 PK Smoked Pig Ears04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN8004430929347 PK Natural Pig Ears04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN8004430929417 PK Smoked Pig Ears04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN64726380029116oz Chicken Chips04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN64726390015116oz Salmon Jerky04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN6472638001784oz Chicken Jerky04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN6472635101764oz Lamb Jerky04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN6472639001754 oz Salmon Jerky04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN6472638011754oz Beef Jerky04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN64726380029116oz Chicken Jerky04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN64726370015716oz Pork Jerky04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN091037018021BIXBI Skin & Coat Beef Liver Jerky 5oz04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN091037018045BIXBI Skin & Coat Lamb Jerky 5oz04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN091037018007BIXBI Skin & Coat Chicken Breast Jerky Treats 5oz04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN091037018069BIXBI Skin & Coat Pork Jerky 5oz04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN091037018144BIXBI Hip And Joint Pork Jerky 5oz04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN091037018120BIXBI Hip And Joint Lamb Jerky 5oz04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN091037018083BIXBI Hip And Joint Chicken Breast Jerky 5oz04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN091037018106BIXBI Hip And Joint Beef Liver Jerky 5oz04202014 DEN-10032014 DENBulkTDBBS, Inc Buffalo Hearts Sliced 3 lbs04202014 DEN-10032014 DENBulkTDBBS, Inc Knee Caps 25 Ct04202014 DEN-10032014 DENUnknownTDBBS, Inc Pork Jerky Strips 16oz04202014 DEN-10032014 DENUnknownTDBBS, Inc Chicken Jerky 16oz04202014 DEN-10032014 DENUnknownTDBBS, Inc Turkey Cubes 4.5oz04202014 DEN-10032014 DENBulkTDBBS, Inc Pig Snouts 25ct04202014 DEN-10032014 DENBulkTDBBS, Inc Beef Lobster Tails 1ct04202014 DEN-10032014 DENUnknownTDBBS, Inc Turkey Jerky Sticks 6ct04202014 DEN-10032014 DENUnknownTDBBS, Inc Hearts of Lamb 4oz04202014 DEN-10032014 DENUnknownTDBBS, Inc Lamb Jerky 4oz04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN1 Year Best By DateUPC Lot/Best By Date647263800215Nature's Deli Chicken Jerky 3lbs04202013 DEN-10032013 DEN647263800208Nature's Deli Chicken Jerky 2.5lbs04202013 DEN-10032013 DEN###
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Nature’s Variety Announces Dog Food Recallby Mike Sagman
February 15, 2013 – Nature’s Variety has announced a voluntary recall of one batch of Instinct Raw Organic Chicken Formula with a “Best if Used By” date of 10/04/13.
This action is being taken because pieces of clear plastic may be present in some bags and could cause a potential choking risk to pets.
The source of plastic has been identified and the issue has been resolved.
What Products Are Affected?
The affected product is strictly limited to a single batch of Organic Chicken Formula with the “Best if Used By” date of 10/04/13. This includes:
Where Were the Products Distributed?
The affected product was distributed through retail stores and internet sales in the United States and Canada. No other products were impacted.
Nature’s Variety became aware of a potential issue after receiving a consumer complaint. The source of the issue was identified and resolved.
To date, there have been no reports of harm to dogs or cats.
What to Do
Consumers feeding the affected product should discontinue use and monitor their pet’s health, and contact their veterinarian if they have concerns.
Consumers who have purchased one of the above products can obtain a full refund or exchange by either returning the product in its original packaging or bringing a proof of purchase back to their retailer.
Consumers with additional questions can call the Nature’s Variety Consumer Relations team at 888-519-7387 Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm CST.
Or click this link to email the company directly.
You can report complaints about FDA-regulated pet food products by calling the consumer complaint coordinator in your area.
Or go to http://www.fda.gov/petfoodcomplaints.
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