The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is reporting that Stormberg Foods is recalling various sizes and batches of our Beg & Barker Chicken Breast Strips Dog Treat, Billo’s Best Friend Chicken Breast Strips Dog Treat, and Green Coast Pets Chicken Crisps Dog Treat products due to a potential contamination of Salmonella. On July 6, the firm was notified by the North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services (NCDA & CS) that a sample they collected tested positive for Salmonella spp.
This recall is being made with the knowledge of the Food and Drug Administration.
Salmonella can affect pets eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products.
Pets with Salmonella infections may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever, and vomiting. Some pets will have only decreased appetite, fever and abdominal pain. Infected but otherwise healthy pets can be carriers and infect other animals or humans. If your pet has consumed the recalled products and has these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian.
Stormberg Foods and NCDA & CS are continuing their investigation into the cause of the problem. No illnesses have been reported to date.
Products affected are:
|Product||Size||UPC||Batch No.||Exp Dates|
|Beg & Barker Chicken Breast Strips||1 oz||8 50025 54628 7||All batch numbers||06/06/23 to 06/23/23|
|Beg & Barker Chicken Breast Strips||4 oz||8 50025 54611 9||All batch numbers||06/06/23 to 06/23/23|
|Beg & Barker Chicken Breast Strips||10 oz||8 50025 54610 2||All batch numbers||06/06/23 to 06/23/23|
|Billo’s Best Friend Chicken Breast Strips||4 oz||8 50025 54682 9||All batch numbers||06/06/23 to 06/23/23|
|Green Coast Pets Chicken Crisps||4 oz||8 60001 92832 7||All batch numbers||06/06/23 to 06/23/23|
|Green Coast Pets Chicken Crisps||8 oz||8 60001 92833 4||All batch numbers||06/06/23 to 06/23/23|
See product images for verification of products being recalled. Coding information may be found on the back of each package to the left or right of the UPC code.
The products were distributed between June 8 and June 22, 2022. These products were packaged in branded plastic bags in carboard master cases and shipped primarily to warehouses located in California, Minnesota, North Carolina and Rhode Island. Products are then shipped nationwide to retail facilities and consumers via the internet.