Salix Animal Health, LLC of Deerfield, FL is voluntarily expanding its
recall of "Good 'n' Fun - Beefhide Chicken Sticks" because this
product may be contaminated with Salmonella.
Good ‘n’ Fun
Beefhide Chicken Sticks
Sampling conducted by the Georgia
Department of Agriculture confirmed the presence of Salmonella in an additional
lot of this product. In an abundance of caution, Salix Animal Health is
expanding its original recall to include the tested lot and others made around
the same timeframe. This affects Good 'n' Fun - Beefhide Chicken Sticks only;
no other product is affected by this announcement.
Salmonella can affect animals
that eat contaminated products and there is a potential risk to humans if they
come in contact with Salmonella from handling contaminated products
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
Pets with Salmonella infections
may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever, and vomiting.
Some pets will have only decreased appetite, fever and abdominal pain.
Infected, but otherwise healthy pets can be carriers of Salmonella and infect
other animals or humans. If your pet has consumed the recalled product and has
these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian.
The recalled Good 'n' Fun -
Beefhide Chicken Sticks were distributed nationwide to Dollar General, Dollar
Tree and Family Dollar retail stores. The recalled product is packaged in a 2.8
ounce bag stamped on the back side with an item code number of 82247 and with
an expiration date ranging from 02/2018- 07/2018.
The UPC code is 0 91093 82247 1.
No other product is affected at
this time. Customers should look at the item number, and expiration date on the
product package to determine if it is subject to the voluntary recall.
Customers who have purchased the product subject to this recall are urged to
dispose of the product or return it for full refund.
If you have these products,
please contact Salix Animal Health’s consumer affairs team at 1-800-338-4896,
Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM Eastern Standard
Time for a refund. Customers with questions may call the consumer affairs team
at the number listed above.
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