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Carolina Prime Pet And Salix Add Peanut Butter Dog Treats To Recall List

Posted: Wednesday, January 28, 2009, 4:17 p.m., EST



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Carolina Prime Pet and Salix pull peanut butter dog treats from market due to potential salmonella contamination of peanut butter and paste made by Peanut Corporation of America. Salmonella microbe pictured above.

More dog treats containing peanut butter have been voluntarily pulled from the market, this time by Carolina Prime Pet and Salix.

The companies said their recalls are a precaution following a U.S. Food and Drug Administration investigation into potential salmonella contamination of peanut butter and paste made by Peanut Corporation of America (PCA).

Carolina Prime Pet is voluntarily recalling four of its dog treats that contain peanut butter made by PCA in Blakely, Ga. The products bear lot date codes of between 081508 and 010909 and are sold at various retailers in the U.S. and Canada.

The products are:

• 6-inch Beef Shank Peanut Butter, UPC 063725542007. (Also packaged as 6-inch Healthy Hide Beef Shank Peanut Butter, UPC 09109333479.)
• 2-pack Hooves Peanut Butter, UPC 063725542000.
• 4-inch Rawhide Bone Peanut Butter, UPC 063725542003.
• 6-inch Rawhide Bone Peanut Butter, UPC 063725542005.

Salix is voluntarily recalling its three-count, Healthy Hide Deli-Wrap 5-inch Peanut Butter-Filled Rawhide dog treats that contain peanut butter made by PCA. The rawhide treats are sold at PetSmart, Target and Wegmans Food Stores throughout the U.S. and Canada.

The UPC of the voluntarily recalled product is 09109333354. The item comes in a clear plastic bag with an attached header card and the name Deli Wraps on the front. The Universal Product Code is 0-91093-33354-0. Packages are marked with one of the following lot codes: A 08 208, A 08 212, A 08 232, A 08 234, A 08 263, A 08 264, A 08 268, A 08 275, A 08 276 or A 08 277.

Both companies said they are not aware of any illnesses related to these products.

Customers who bought the recalled dog treats should discontinue use and return the products to the store where purchased for a refund or exchange.

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