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Recall on Pig Ear Products for Pets Linked to Possible Cases of Salmonella in People

Recall on Pig Ear Products for Pets Linked to Possible Cases of Salmonella in People

July 09, 2019 04:42 PM

(ABC 6 News) - Pet Supplies Plus is recalling bulk pig ear products due to a suspected link to human cases of salmonellosis.

According to The Minnesota Department of Agriculture, the pig ears were supplied by several vendors and distributed to Pet Supplies Plus stores across the nation, including stores in Minnesota.

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Both the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control are currently investigating a suspected link after samples collected from bulk bins by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development tested positive for several strans of Salmonella, but not the specific strain connected to the outbreak.

The treats have been pulled from shelves and distribution has been halted.

Consumers who have purchased the product should discontinue use and discard it.  If you have further questions about the product and/or the recall you're asked to call the Neighborhood Service team at 734-793-6565, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Click here for more information.

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