Two reputable dog food "watchdogs" - Susan Thixton and Dog Food Advisor, have reported today that they have discovered that on March 6, 2013 Jones Natural Chews Company, based in Illinois - is recalling 245 boxes of its "Woofers" beef patties due to possible Salmonella contamination. No one is certain why this information has taken 6 days to reach consumers! This voluntary recall is not listed on the FDA's web pages, so for concerned consumers, here is what is being recalled.
Jones Natural Chews Woofers beef patties that were shipped to distributors and retailers between November 1, 2012 and November 12, 2012 in the following states - Arizona, California, Colorado, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Wisconsin:
- Jones Natural Chews Co Woofers (beef patties) 1 pack shrink-wrap, 50 count box, Item UPC 741956008657, Lot 3102, Best By 11/05/15
- Jones Natural Chews Co Woofers (beef patties) 1 pack shrink-wrap, 50 count box, Item UPC 741956008183, Lot 2892BF-Best By 10/15/15, Lot 2962PWV-Best By 10/22/15, Lot 2962ASC-Best By 10/22/15, and Lot 3032ASL-Best By 10/29/15
- Jones Natural Chews Co Woofers (beef patties) 2pack shrink-wrap, 25ct box, item UPC 741956008190, Lot 2962ASC-Best By 10/22/15 and Lot 3032ASL-Best By 10/29/15
If you have purchased these products, you are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. If you have additional questions for the Jones Natural Chews Company, they can be reached at 1 (877) 481-2663 Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Central Standard Time.
Salmonella contamination can affect both humans and animals, please remember to wash your hands after handling items that may be affected. If your pet has consumed the recalled product, you are urged to have him/her checked by a veterinarian, especially if there are any symptoms such as diarrhea, fever, vomiting or decreased appetite.
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