DENVER - Kasel Associated Industries of Denver is voluntarily recalling all products made in its Colorado facility due to possible salmonella contamination.
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 and infect other animals or humans. If your pet has consumed the recalled product and has any of these signs, contact your veterinarian.
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 symptoms after having contact with this product should contact their healthcare providers.
The recalled products of dog treats were distributed nationwide through various retailers from April 20 to Sept. 19, 2012.
Kasel Industries is recalling Boots & Barkley, BIXBI, Nature's Deli, Colorado Naturals, Petco, and Best Bully Stick items. Lot numbers as shown in 1 Year Best By Date Table and 2 Year Best By Date Table.
Kasel Industries has not received any reports of illnesses to date in connection with these products.
No other products made by Kasel Associated Industries are included in the recall. Specifically no products with best by dates after the specified ranges are included in the recall.
Consumers who have purchased any listed products are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Consumers with questions may contact Kasel Associated Industries at (800) 218-4417 Monday thru Friday from 7am to 5pm MDT.
For detailed product information, visit: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm340337.htm