NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Dog Goods USA is recalling pig ears sold under the Chef Toby Pig Ear Treats brand due to possible salmonella contamination.
The recall comes as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration works to stem a outbreak of salmonella in Texas and 32 other states. So far, the outbreak has sickened at least 127 people, and hospitalized more than 25.READ MORE: Public Health Experts Say Dallas Cowboys COVID Outbreak Shows Pandemic Far From Over
Pennsylvania-based Dog Goods initiated the recall after being contacted by the USDA, which tested pig ears from the company’s Brazilian supplier and found that one sample tested positive for salmonella. Dog Goods bought the recalled products from the single supplier between September 2018 through August 2019 and distributed the dog treats in retail stores nationwide.READ MORE: AP Source: Rangers Snag Shortstop Corey Seager For $325 Million, 10-Year Deal
The recall involves the following lot codes:
428590, 278989, 087148, 224208, 1168723, 428590, 222999, 074599, 1124053, 226884, 578867, 224897, 1234750, 444525, 1106709, 215812, 230273, 224970, 585246, 327901, 052248, 210393, 217664, 331199, 225399, 867680, 050273, 881224, 424223, 225979, 431724, 226340, 880207, 334498MORE NEWS: TCU Officially Hires SMU's Sonny Dykes As New Coach
Consumers who have purchased the treats distributed by Dog Goods should return them to the place of purchase for a refund. Consumers with further questions can call at 786-401-6533 extension 8000 between 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. CST.