The following Dogswell and Catswell brand chicken and duck jerky products, with a “Best Before” date of January 28th, 2015 have been recalled:
Dog Duck Jerky is not a substitute for a complete diet with balanced nutrition. Overfeeding a dog is not healthy and can sometimes be harmful. It is important to remember that feeding guidelines should be followed and the actual feeding amounts be adjusted according to your own dog's needs. For smaller dogs, we recommend breaking the jerky into bite-sized pieces. Always monitor your dog when feeding treats and provide plenty of fresh water.
Poultry jerky-type pet treats, generally containing chicken or duck meat, have been associated with clinical illness in dogs and cats for over 10 years. Since 2007, FDA has been sampling and analyzing chicken jerky-type pet treats. These products have primarily originated from China. Over 250 poultry jerky-type pet treats have been analyzed with over 1200 tests to determine potential causes for the renal, gastrointestinal, and other illnesses in dogs.
Chickles & Duckles Natural Jerky Treats for Dogs - EntirelyPets
Plato Duck Jerky Treats for Dogs - Earth Pets of Gainesville
SPIKE™ Grain Free Duck Jerky for Dogs is made using premium quality, cage-free duck and all natural ingredients. SPIKE™ Jerky treats contain superfoods chia, pomegranate and kale which makes them nutrient-rich, high in fibre and packed with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants; perfect for playful and persuasive dogs! Free from by-products, added growth hormones, glycerin and artificial preservatives, flavours or colours.Duck jerky for dogs is harder to find than chicken jerky. Duck is a more expensive protein and more difficult to farm. Duck jerky treats made in the U.S. are available if you search around, however, and uck is considered a good choice for dogs with allergies, since few dogs have a reaction to the meat. However, duck has more calories and is higher in fat than chicken, so keep that in mind if your pooch is a bit on the rounder side.ost dogs love a jerky chew. However, not all jerky is good for your pup. While chicken and duck jerky can be great treats, it's important to know exactly what you are offering your canine companion as a tasty snack.During routine testing of our products, the New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets (NYSDAM) discovered that a sample of our Dogswell Happy Hips Chicken Breast Jerky contained trace amounts of an antibiotic residue that has not been approved for use in the United States. It is important to note that this antibiotic is accepted for use in other countries (including the European Union), and there is no evidence that products containing trace amounts of this antibiotic pose a health risk for pets or humans. Since we were notified by the NYSDAM the week of July 22nd, we have made the decision to voluntarily withdraw Chicken Breast and Duck Breast jerky under the Breathies, Happy Heart, Happy Hips, Mellow Mut, Shape Up, Veggie Life, Vitality, and Vitakitty brands that are labeled with a. The vast majority of these products were distributed before March 1st of this year. No other products are affected.