TruPet Treat Me Crunchy Beef Delight Dog Treat Recall

TruPet Treat Me Crunchy Beef Delight Dog Treat Recall
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I love talking to you about awesome yummy (according to the dogs) treats that are available for you to give your pup. Unfortunately ever so often something goes wrong and a treat or maybe just a certain batch of a treat need to be recalled. I feel it’s important that everyone know about recalled products, so I am also going to be letting you know about every dog treat recall whenever they happen.

Recalled Product

Trudog dog treat recallTruPet, LLC has issued a voluntary recall of certain Treat Me Crunchy Beef Delight treats due to possible contamination with Salmonella. This dog treat recall was issued after the Michigan Department of Agriculture detected Salmonella in a retail bag of these treats.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) indicates the recall affects Treat Me Crunchy Beef Delight treats with a lot number of 20190514 13753. You can find this lot number printed on the bag.

Where They Were Sold

These Treat Me Crunchy Beef Delight treats were sold on Chewy.com and TruDog.com and come in 2.5 ounce packages.

Salmonella

Salmonella is a very common bacteria that is found in the intestines of animals. Foods handled improperly can be contaminated with bacteria such as Salmonella. Chicken is a common example of this and  is commonly contaminated with Salmonella.  If you handle contaminated food you can then spread that bacteria by touching other things with your contaminated hands.

Salmonella bacteria magnified
Salmonella bacteria

Salmonella can make your dog sick. It can make you sick as well, especially if you have not washed your hands thoroughly after touching products or surfaces exposed to the treats or other contaminated foods.

 

Symptoms

If your dog has eaten some of the recalled dog treats you should monitor them for:

  • lethargy
  • diarrhea or bloody diarrhea
  • fever
  • vomiting
  • decreased appetite
  • abdominal pain

If your dog has eaten the potentially contaminated treats and is exhibiting any of these symptoms be sure to call your veterinarian! Some animals eating the contaminated treats may not exhibit symptoms but could still infect other animals or humans, so keep an eye on your dog’s furry and human friends as well.

If you have this lot number of Treat Me Crunchy Beef Delight treats in your home you should also monitor yourself and others for:

  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea or bloody diarrhea
  • abdominal pain
  • fever

Severe human Salmonella infections can cause:

  • arterial infections
  • endocarditis
  • arthritis
  • muscle pain
  • eye irritation
  • urinary tract symptoms

If you have been in contact with these treats and are exhibiting any of these symptoms be sure to call your doctor!

What to Do

If you purchased lot number 20190514 13753 of these treats you can return them to the retailer you purchased them from and you will get a full refund.

If you have any questions you can call TruPet at 1-800-476-8808.

To see the original FDA press release go to:  FDA recall announcement

Stay safe and stay aware,

Lynne and Maui

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