A new reason pet owners should be cautious about what treats they feed these days. Another brand of dog biscuit has been added to the huge list of products in the nationwide peanut butter recall. This time its Happy Tails multi-flavored dog biscuits sold at all Supevalu food stores, which includes Acme Supermarkets.
The following UPC codes and package sizes of Happy Tails dog treats are recalled:
26-ounce packages - UPC 41163-42406
4-pound packages - UPC 41163-42403
For additional information, shoppers can call Supervalu Inc. at 877-932-7948.
News of the latest recall comes just after PetSmart released its list of recalled dog treats on Jan 21. The company said the following treats sold after August 21 may be contaminated with salmonella-tainted peanut butter traced to a plant in Georgia. The contaminated peanut butter has been linked to deaths of seven people and sickened hundreds more. There is no word yet on any pet illnesses connected to the outbreak.
Here are the varieties of PetSmart Grreat Choice dog biscuits being recalled:
Small Assorted 32 oz. - UPC 73725702900
Small/Medium Assorted 4 lb. - UPC 73725700601
Small/Medium Assorted 8 lb. - UPC 73725700605
Small/Medium Assorted 10 lb. - UPC 73725702755
Large Assorted 8 lb. - UPC 73725700638
Extra Large Assorted 8 lb. - UPC 73725700779
Peanut Butter 4 lb. - UPC 73725700766
Both PetSmart and Supervalu stores say customers may return the products for a full refund.