More dog treats that contain peanut butter were voluntarily pulled from the market, this time by Carolina Prime Pet, a manufacturer and distributor of dog treats; and Salix, a manufacturer of rawhide dog chew products.
The firms said the recall has been issued as a precautionary measure as a result of an investigation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration into potential Salmonella contamination of peanut butter and paste made by Peanut Corporation of America (PCA).
Carolina Prime Pet is voluntarily recalling four of its dog treats that contain peanut butter made by PCA at its plant in Blakely, Ga. The products, which follow below with lot date codes between 081508 and 010909, are sold at various retail establishments in the U.S. and Canada.
- 6-inch Beef Shank Peanut Butter, UPC 063725542007.
- 2-pack Hooves Peanut Butter, UPC 063725542000.
- 4-inch Rawhide Bone Peanut Butter, UPC 063725542003.
- 6-inch Rawhide Bone Peanut Butter, UPC 063725542005.
- 6-inch Healthy Hide Beef Shank Peanut Butter, UPC 09109333479.
Salix is voluntarily recalling its Healthy-hide Deli-wrap 3-Pack 5-inch Peanut Butter-Filled Rawhide dog treats that contain peanut butter made by PCA. The peanut butter-filled rawhide treats are sold at PetSmart, Target, and Wegmans Food Stores throughout the U.S. and Canada.
The UPC of the voluntarily recalled product is 0-91093-33354-0. The item comes in a clear plastic bag with attached header card, and the name Deli Wraps on the front.
The package contains three 5-inch chew treats. Packages are marked with one of the following lot codes: A 08 208, A 08 212, A 08 232, A 08 234, A 08 263, A 08 264, A 08 268, A 08 275, A 08 276, or A 08 277. This code can be found on the backside of the header card.
Both firms said they are not aware of any reported cases of illness related to these products. Customers who purchased the recalled dog treats should discontinue use immediately and can return the product to the retail store where it was purchased for a complete refund or exchange.
No other products or flavors are included in this recall.