More Pet Carousel Products may Contain Salmonella
The Food and Drug Administration has issued a health alert for pig ear and beef hoof products manufactured by Pet Carousel. During routine inspection by the FDA, salmonella was discovered in these products. So far, no illnesses related to these products have been reported, but the FDA urges people not to use these potentially dangerous products as both human and animals may suffer from infection from these bacteria.
The affected products are known by the following brand names:
- Doggie Delight
- Pet Carousel
- Choo Hooves
- Doggie Delight
All sizes and lot numbers of these products are included in the health alert.
People who handle these products can become infected especially if they do not wash their hands thoroughly after contact with the treats. Healthy people who become infected may suffer some of the following signs and symptoms:
In rare cases, more severe health issues may be related to salmonella infections, such as:
- Arterial infection
- Muscle pain
- Urinary tract symptoms
Your pets may also experience some of the same symptoms and may appear lethargic and have a decreased appetite.
To report complaints associated with these potentially dangerous products, please contact the FDA by calling a consumer complaint coordinator in your area. To find the contact information, please visit http://www.fda.gov/Safety/ReportaProblem/ConsumerComplaintCoordinators/default.htm
If you or a loved one has suffered illness after handling these products, please contact the skilled product liability attorneys at Schlichter, Bogard & Denton who handle cases nationwide.