Smokehouse Pet Products, Inc. of Sun Valley, CA, has recalled 4-oz. bags of “Beefy Munchies” dog treats due to the potential for Salmonella contamination. The recalled product was distributed in Washington, Michigan, North Carolina, and Colorado through distributors selling to various retailers. The affected product is packaged in 4-oz. bags marked with UPC 78565857957 and lot 449294, and with a best used by date of 10/25/19 stamped on the back.
Salmonella can affect animals eating the products, and there is also risk to humans handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after handling the products, or any surfaces that have come into direct contact with the products. To date, no illnesses have been reported in connection with this problem.
Consumers who have purchased 4-oz packages of “Beefy Munchies” should discontinue use of the product, and may return the unused portion to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Smokehouse Pet Products, Inc. at 1-877-699-7387, Monday through Friday 7am-3:30pm PST.
For more information, read the FDA’s full recall notice HERE.