Poodle Owners – Priority Total Care Bull Strips Recalled

If you have a poodle or any other breed of dog, beware of the recent dog treat recall.  There has been a news alert that warns us to avoid Priority Total Care Bull Strips recalled for Salmonella contamination.

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Make sure your poodle treats are safe to eat!

Those bully sticks, as they are most commonly known as, are the chewy, twisty sticks that dogs can’t get enough of.  Lucy gets one every few days, since she not only loves them, they keep her from chewing our socks, couch and whatever else she might get into.

But Carolina Prime Pet, Inc. has just announced a voluntary recall of their all natural bullsticks in a 5-count package.  The contamination was made public when  the Colorado Department of Agriculture discovered that this product was contaminated with Salmonella.  You could say it was a voluntary recall, but they were busted, plain and simple.

The reason for the recall

This lot of product has yielded a positive test for Salmonella when tested by the Colorado Dept. of Agriculture. Carolina Prime Pet is not aware of any reported cases of illness related to this product.
Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products.
The problem with Salmonella

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.

The rest of the article may be found here.
This product is sold in over a dozen states and any use of this product should be discontinued immediately and you should return the treats to the store where you purchased them from for a refund.  Or, you should just get rid of them and make sure that you wash your hands and any pet bowls thoroughly after handling this product and it’s packaging.

If you have any questions and want to contact the company directly here is their contact information:

Carolina Prime Pet Inc. at 1-888-370-2360. (Mon-Fri. 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM EST)


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