There are two recalls of note, issued by FDA today; Merrick Petcare Jr. Texas Taffy Pet Treats, and Manno Pro's Family Farm 10 Horse Feed.
Merrick Pet Care, Inc. is recalling Jr. Texas Taffy pet treats item #27077, UPC #02280827077 (for lots up through #10364). The product may be contaminated with Salmonella, which can infect both pets and humans.
For humans: Infection can cause nausea and vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever. Although usually self-limiting infection, Salmonella can lead to more serious complications; if any possibility of infection, contact your physician.
It is important that you use care when handling any pet food or treats, as there is a risk of exposure. Please note also that Salmonella is an infection which can be transmitted, those who have been exposed to it may be carriers. Should you have any of these products currently, discontinue use immediately, and dispose of them safely.
If you have purchased the affected treats, you may return whatever product you have left to your place of purchase for a full refund.
Should you have any questions, you may contact Merrick Pet Care at 1-800-664-7387.
No illnesses or deaths have been reported; however, due to the presence of a significant amount found in testing of this lot, the recall has been issued and it is recommended that you immediately stop using this product.