September 5th, 2010
07:10 PM ET

Pet product company recalls nearly 75,000 bags of dog treats

A leading pet product company has issued a voluntary recall of nearly 75,000 bags of dog treats due to salmonella concerns, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

The move by Hartz Mountain Corp. came after random sample testing by the FDA indicated the presence of salmonella organisms in one or more 8-ounce bags of Hartz Naturals Real Beef Treats for Dogs.

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  1. Arielle

    That is terrible! I'm very glad I don't feed my dog those treats! I hope nobody's dog got sick!

    September 5, 2010 at 10:56 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Don

    Are criminal charges pending for those who may have caused this? There is no reason why our best friends should get sick!

    September 5, 2010 at 11:37 pm | Report abuse |
  3. irishgirl

    its bad enough that there is a recall on something diffrent every week...baby beds..cars..even eggs and peanut butter. but now we have to worry about our pets. great!

    September 6, 2010 at 3:10 am | Report abuse |
  4. termlimits

    Look people, anyone that uses Hartz Mountain products today should really have their head examined. Do a little research on all the problems they've had thru the years. Most everything made in China. Your pets deserve better!

    September 6, 2010 at 9:16 am | Report abuse |
  5. philipe12

    Now if we could just get irrespponsible pet owners recalled. You know them. They have several pets cooped up in a tiny apartment. Their dogs never get walked. Never brushed. And if their pet bites or scratches or pecks even a small child, it's OK by them.. Their kitty litter boxes are placed in unusual places...always full. Their backyards are covered in doggy poop. I'm sure you all have met these sort of animalists. no?

    September 6, 2010 at 9:34 am | Report abuse |