Merrick dog treats may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria according the the United States Food and Drug Administration.
On January 14, 2010, the FDA issued a warning to consumers not to use Merrick Beef Filet Squares distributed by Merrick Pet Care of Amarillo, Texas and marked with a “Best by 111911” package date.
The suspect product was distributed nationwide through both local and Internet retailers.
Complete details regarding this alert are available within the actual FDA News Release dated January 14, 2010.
You can report complaints about FDA-regulated pet food products by calling the consumer complaint coordinator in your area.
Visit our Dog Food Recalls summary page for an index of links to all the Advisor’s most recent product recall reports.
Dog treat alerts involving Salmonella contamination are potentially serious matters… for both humans and pets.
So, be sure to tell everyone you know.