Maker of Baked Dog Treats Issues Recall

American Health Kennels Inc. voluntarily recalls dog treats following peanut paste recall.

American Health Kennels Inc., a manufacturer of dog treats based in Pompano Beach, Fla., issued a voluntary recall of its baked dog treats as a result of the expanded recall by the Peanut Corporation of America’s (PCA) Blakely, Ga., plant.

The manufacturer said no reports of illness have been received. “We are effecting this recall in the interest of public safety even though we know our product is safe,” American Health Kennels said in a statement.

PCA’s Blakely facility is the subject of an ongoing U.S. Food and Drug Administration probe into potential Salmonella contamination of peanut paste and other peanut products.

The recall includes the following items made by American Health Kennels:

  • American Health Kennels Inc., Cookie Bars: Creamy Peanut Butter UPC 725999522004; PB & Carob Chips UPC 725999523001; Lucious Carob UPC 725999521007; 4 pack Cookiebar Assortment UPC 725999538005; Best Before: 11/09
  • American Health Kennels Inc., Peanut Butter Crunch 12 oz. UPC 725999001103; 16 oz. UPC 725999161104; Best Before: 11/09
  • American Health Kennels Inc., Bark Bars Peanut Butter: 1.5 oz. Jumbo UPC 725999000168; 2.25 Pillow Pack UPC 725999333105; 2.5lb canister UPC 725999005064; 5 lb. bulk UPC 725999001257; 6 oz. Smiles UPC 725999530009; Giggles UPC 725999530009
  • American Health Kennels Inc., Christmas Stocking 6 oz. UPC 725999000175; Christmas Card Mailer UPC 725999513003; Birthday Mailer UPC 725999528006; “With Love” Hearts UPC 725999512944; Holiday Smiles UPC 725999222300
  • American Health Kennels Inc., 100 Calorie 2 oz. Pillow Pack UPC 725999539101; 100 Calorie 14 oz. dispenser UPC 725999539200; Gravity Trial 2oz UPC 725999400166; Best Before: 11/09
  • American Health Kennels Inc., Bark Bars Minis UPC 72599953300; Best Before: 11/09
  • American Health Kennels Inc., Bark Bars Animal Snackers 3 oz. UPC 725999512098; 12oz UPC 725999512098; Best Before: 11/09
  • American Health Kennels Inc., Bark Bars Milk & Cookies UPC 725999333808; Best Before: 11/09
  • American Health Kennels Inc., Dog Ate My Homework Jumbo UPC 725999531006; 2 oz. Pillow Pack UPC 725999535004; Best Before: 11/09
  • American Health Kennels Inc., Bark Bars Naughty or Nice UPC 725999530092; Best Before: 11/09
  • American Health Kennels Inc., Bark Bars Carob & Peanut Butter, 2.5 lb. canister UPC 725999005071; 2.25 oz. Pillow Pack UPC 725999333402; 5 lb. bulk UPC 725999003251; Best Before: 11/09
  • American Health Kennels Inc., Bark Bars Brownie Delight 12 oz. UPC 725999003107; 5lb bulk UPC 725999003251; Best Before: 11/09

Pets with Salmonella may be lethargic and experience diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever, and vomiting, according to the FDA. Some pets may show milder symptoms such as decreased appetite, fever, and abdominal pain, while other pets may display no symptoms. Pet owners are urged to contact their veterinarian if a pet has ingested the recalled product and shows these symptoms.

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