As of August 16, 2019, Dog Goods USA LLC of Tobyhanna, PA has recalled its Chef Toby Pig Ears Treats due to possible contamination with Salmonella bacteria.
Dog Goods purchased the affected products from a single supplier in Brazil from September 2018 through August 2019 and then distributed them nationwide in retail stores.
The FDA sampled pig ears manufactured by its supplier in Brazil and one sample tested positive for Salmonella. Additional information can be found on the FDA website.
Dog Goods has also launched an internal investigation to determine if, when and where the products may have been contaminated. The company has conducted a voluntary recall of the following bulk and packaged pig ears branded Chef Toby Pig Ears:
327901, 052248, 210393, 217664, 331199, 225399, 867680, 050273, 881224, 424223, 225979, 431724, 226340, 880207 and 334498.
Consumers with questions may contact the company at 786-401-6533 (ext 8000) from 9am EDT through 5pm EDT.
U.S. citizens can report complaints about FDA-regulated pet food products by calling the complaint coordinator in your area.