|Dog Goods USA is expanding its recent recall to include all 30-pack sizes of Berkley Jensen Brand pig ears dog chews due to potential contamination with Salmonella bacteria. The treats were sold nationwide at BJ’s Wholesale Club stores.
Testing by Rhode Island Department of Health found Salmonella bacteria in Berkley Jensen brand pig ear pet chews.
What’s Being Recalled?
Dog Goods USA LLC of Tobyhanna, PA, has been contacted by the FDA and is conducting a voluntary recall of the following products: non-irradiated bulk and packaged pig ears branded Chef Toby Pig Ears with the lot codes indicated below.
The affected products were distributed nationwide in retail stores.
What Caused the Recall?
According to the company, Dog Goods USA purchased the affected treats from a single supplier in Brazil from September 2018 through August 2019.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, together with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and State partners, is investigating a link between pig ear pet treats and human cases of salmonellosis.
What to Do?
Consumers who have purchased the products are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Consumers with questions may contact the company at 786-401-6533 from Monday to Friday, 9 AM ET through 5 PM ET.