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Don’t let these recalled pet foods kill your dog or cat

Please check your pet foods and treats to make sure they haven’t been recalled for salmonella.  Your furry friends deserve five minutes of your time.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today that Kasel Associates Industries Inc. is recalling all pet treats it manufactured from April 20 through Sept. 19, 2012 due to potential contamination with Salmonella. Kasel has issued three previous recall notices for specific products manufactured during this time period.

The move comes after the Colorado Department of Agriculture, under FDA authority, tested a retail sample of a Kasel pet treat product and found it to be positive for Salmonella. Based on FDA’s follow-up inspection at the firm, FDA found that all of the finished pet treat product samples and 48 out of 87 environmental samples collected during the inspection tested positive for Salmonella.  More than ten different species of Salmonella were found in the firm’s products and manufacturing facility, indicating multiple sources of contamination.

Source: Press Announcements > Kasel Associates Industries recalling certain pet treats due to Salmonella contamination

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