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Sun Jan 27, 2013, 05:20 AM

Hartz Recalls Contaminated Dog Treats

January 25, 2013 — The Hartz Mountain Corporation of Secaucus, New Jersey, has announced it is voluntarily withdrawing its Hartz Chicken Chews and Hartz Oinkies Pig Skin Twists wrapped with Chicken for dogs in the United States because they contain trace amounts of antibiotic residue.

Hartz is taking this action after recent testing found trace amounts of illegal antibiotic residue in samples of the affected dog treats.

These antibiotics are approved for use in poultry in China and other countries but not in the U.S.

What’s Being Recalled?

All Hartz® Chicken Chews™ Soft and Tenders:

■3.5 oz package
■8 oz package
■16 oz package
■24 oz package
■20 oz package
All Hartz® Chicken Chews™ Soft and Tender Bite Sized:

■5.7 oz package
■16 oz package
■16 oz package
All Hartz® Oinkies® Pig Skin Twists wrapped with Chicken

■20 pack Pig Skin Twist Sticks
■7 pack Mini Pig Skin Twists wrapped with Chicken
■15 pack Mini Pig Skin Twists wrapped with Chicken
■5 pack Pig Skin Twists wrapped with Chicken
No other Hartz products are affected by the withdrawal.

What to Do?

If you have these products contact Hartz Consumer Affairs at 800-275-1414.


http://www.dogfoodadvisor.com/dog-food-recall/hartz-recalls-dog-treats/

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Response to DainBramaged (Original post)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 05:29 PM

1. Pig Skin Twists in any shape, way, or form-total yuk.

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Response to DainBramaged (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 01:45 AM

2. I'd recommend avoiding any pet items made in China.

There are alternative US products if you look around a little bit.

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Response to DainBramaged (Original post)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 06:49 AM

3. I'm just

wondering if anyone has tried letting their dog chew on deer antlers ? I've been seeing those for sale but just don't know how good they'd be for a dog?

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