September 10, 2013 — The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has announced a voluntary recall of Joey’s Jerky Chicken Jerky treats due to possible contamination with Salmonella bacteria.
However, no deaths have occurred.
Joey’s Jerky is produced in New Hampshire and the manufacturer, Kritter’s Kitchen Kreations, LLC, has voluntarily recalled all of the product.
Joey’s Jerky was sold at the following six stores:
- America’s Pet in Hudson
- Blue Seal in Bow
- K9 Kaos in Dover
- Osborne’s Agway in Concord
- Sandy’s Pet Food Center in Concord
- The Yellow Dogs Barn in Barrington
Confirmation through laboratory testing of the jerky is pending at the New Hampshire Public Health Labs.
What to Do?
DHHS is asking people to determine if they have any of these jerky treats at home — and if so, to discard them.
For more information on Salmonella, contact the DHHS Bureau of Infectious Disease Control at 603-271-4496. Or visit the DHHS website at http://www.dhhs.nh.gov or the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) at http://www.cdc.gov/salmonella.
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