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Diggin’ Your Dog, manufacturers of the USA-made chicken jerky dog treats Strippin’ Chicks have been recalled due to a possible Salmonella contamination. The recalled treats are labeled Strippin’ Chicks™ Pet Treats 5 oz Bag. Lot Code 250322 with a Use By date of 2-23-14 and were sold in Colorado and Nevada.
While your dogs may not show symptoms associated with Salmonella poisoning, humans that handle the products can become ill. Symptoms of Salmonella poisoning include vomiting, diarrhea, fever, lethargy, and abdominal pain. If left untreated, more serious sickness can occur.
If you have purchased any Stippin’ Chicks chicken jerky dog treats, discontinue use immediately and return any unused portion to the place of purchase. Consumers with any questions or concerns are urged to contact Diggin’ Your Dog at 775-742-7295 Mon-Fri 8:30AM – 4:00PM Pacific Standard Time or email [email protected].
The FDA announced the following product recall alert:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 7, 2013 – Diggin’ Your Dog™ announced today that they are voluntarily withdrawing one lot of its Strippin’ Chicks™ Pet Treats produced on 8-30-12 because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The sample was obtained in Colorado and the company has accounted for its distribution in Colorado of this lot.
No other Diggin’ Your Dog™ products, lots, or production dates are affected.
The lot being voluntarily withdrawn is: Strippin’ Chicks™ Pet Treats 5 oz Bag. Lot Code 250322 Use By Date: 2-23-14.
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 signs after having contact with this product should contact their healthcare providers.
Animals with Salmonella infections may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever, and vomiting. Some animals will have only decreased appetite, fever and abdominal pain. Infected but otherwise healthy animals can be carriers and infect other animals or humans. If your animals have consumed the recalled product and have these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian.
Diggin’ Your Dog™ takes the matter of consumer protection and safety very seriously and strives to deliver only the safest products available.
Diggin’ Your Dog™ is committed to providing the highest-quality pet treats possible to their customers. As a precautionary measure, Diggin’ Your Dog™ will continue to produce all products in very small, handmade lot batches.
No Other Diggin’ Your Dog™ products are affected by this voluntary withdrawal. Customers who have purchased this lot code are urged to stop feeding the product to their pet, remove the lot code from the packaging, and discard the contents.
A full refund, plus $1.00 to cover postage will be received by mailing the UPC and lot code to:
Diggin Your Dog, LLC, PO Box 17306 Reno, NV 89511.
All refunds will be processed within ten business days (plus postage time).
Diggin’ Your Dog™ values the efforts of all agencies dedicated to the safety of the industry and is committed to consumer safety at all levels.
For questions or more information, contact Diggin’ Your Dog™.
By phone at 775-742-7295 Mon-Fri 8:30AM – 4:00PM Pacific Standard Time
Email us at [email protected].