Salmonella Concern Prompts Charlee Bear Protein Crunch Bar Recall



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Charlee Bear Recalls Crunch Bar Dog Treatscharlee bear, protein crunch bars, recall, dog treats, salmonellanewsline, recallcharlee bear, protein crunch bars, recall, dog treats, salmonellaCharlee Bear Dog Products recalled some Protein Crunch Bars on due to possible salmonella contamination.Salmonella Concern Prompts Charlee Bear Protein Crunch Bar RecallPosted: Nov. 2, 2012, 4:02 p.m. EDT

Charlee Bear Dog Products of Madison, Wis., voluntarily recalled some Protein Crunch Bars on Thursday because the dog treats may be contaminated with salmonella.

The treats were distributed nationally in September and October 2012, the company stated.

The potential for widespread contamination was noted after a sample of the Chicken Recipe with Carrots variety tested positive for salmonella, the company reported. Charlee Bear is recalling that lot number and additional lot numbers manufactured under contract by another company.

Some bags of Charlee Bear Proteitn Crunch Bars Chicken Recipe with Carrots were recalled due to possible salmonella contamination.
Some bags of Charlee Bear Protein Crunch Bars Chicken Recipe with Carrots were recalled due to possible salmonella contamination.

The recalled Protein Crunch Bars come in 5.5-ounce bags and include:

Chicken Recipe with Carrots (UPC 8710890000)
  • Lot number 19812 and best-by date of 07-16-2015
  • Lot number 19912 and best-by date of 07-17-2015
  • Lot number 20012 and best-by date of 07-18-2015
  • Lot number 20212 and best-by date of 07-20-2015
Chicken Recipe with Sweet Potatoes (UPC 8710890001)
  • Lot number 20112 and best-by date of 07-19-2015

No animal or human illnesses have been linked to the products, the company added. Symptoms of salmonella poisoning in pets include lethargy, diarrhea, fever and vomiting. People who handle contaminated pet products may exhibit similar symptoms.

Consumers who purchased any of the recalled lots are being urged to return the treats to the place of purchase for a refund.
Pet owners or retailers with questions may email info@charleebear.com or call 800-396-8893.

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