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Certain packages of Breeder’s Choice brand dog treats are being voluntarily recalled due to the discovery of mold in one lot of the treats. The most common symptoms associated with the ingestion of mold are upset stomach, gas, and loose stools. So far, no incidents of illness have been reported.
The following information from PetMD details the recall and all affected products:
Breeder’s Choice, a Central Garden & Pet company, has issued a voluntary recall for a single batch of Active Care Biscuits-Healthy Dog Treats due to mold discovered in one of the lots of dog biscuits.
The following product is included in the recall:
Product Code/SKU/ Material #: BCP-080
UPC Code: 0130104895
Size: 24 oz.
Product Name: Active Care Biscuits-Healthy Dog Treats
Best Before Code: 19/Dec/2013
Product and product lots that do not appear above have not been affected.
According to a release from the manufacturer, the mold seems to have occurred due to varying dryer temperature settings for drying biscuits. This exposed the recalled product to excess moisture and has since been remedied.
Pet owners who fed their pets the recalled biscuits should watch for symptoms that may develop. Common symptoms associated with mold exposure include gastrointestinal issues such as loose stool. At the time of this release, there have been no reports of human or pet illnesses associated with this recall.
For more information, call the Central Customer Care line at (866) 500-6286 or visit goactivedog.com.
If you are feeding your dog the above named treats, check your label carefully and discontinue use.