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Kasel Announces Massive Pet Food Recall

By Burg Simpson
March 1, 2013
2 min read

The last thing a pet owner wants to do is make their animal sick by feeding him or her tainted food. Denver-based corporation Kasel Associated Industries Inc. recently pulled a large amount of pet treats from store shelves due to possible salmonella contamination. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the products the corporation recalled include pig ears, chicken and beef jerky and other treats. The products were sold at major retailers like Target, Petco, Sam’s Club and Costco.

This recall came only three months after the corporation had to recall its Nature’s Deli Chicken Jerky Dog Treats for the same reason, which were sold at Costco. However, the company’s owner, Ray Kasel, said the FDA has made too big a deal of the recall, Veterinary Practice News reported.

“The truth of the matter is that the FDA was in this facility two weeks ago,” Kasel said, according to the article. “They tested all the products in the plant. All those samples were negative, yet the FDA hasn’t put out that information.”

Another pet food company had to recently recall its products. The FDA announced February 15 that Nature’s Variety was recalling one batch of Instinct Raw Organic Chicken Formula after several consumers complained of finding pieces of plastic in the food.

Unfortunately, these types of recalls happen on a regular basis, which is why it is important for pet lovers to take care of their furry friends.

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