Did you know that since January 1, 2013, there have been over 100 pet food recalls. Almost 80 % of those have been due to possible salmonella contamination. Please stay informed and current on you OWN pets food and treats! It has even spread to bird seed, particularly a brand made for parakeets! The FDA has a link on their page that lists pet food and treat recalls, but there are also many other animal advocacy websites that list not only voluntary and mandatory recalls, but those the public cries out for. This was the case for the recall of a very popular brand of the chicken jerky treats sold at popular stores that were causing kidney failure along with many other health issues. If your pet gets ill, the first thing you should do is call your vet. The second is to look up the FDA or other site to see if the food or treat has been recalled.
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