Pet treats recalled due to possible salmonella contamination

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A Florida-based pet treat company is voluntarily recalling one type of treats due to possible salmonella contamination.

According to a release from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Jump Your Bones Inc.’s Roo Bites were distributed to retail pet food stores nationwide and through pet food retailers/distributors. They are sold in boutique bags and online stores.

The release states salmonella can affect animals eating the products, and there is also a risk to humans from handling the treats, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands.

Symptoms in people infected with salmonella include  nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever. Pets with salmonella infections may be lethargic and have diarrhea, fever and vomiting.

The treats affected have the following UPC code: 63633010041 for 80g. / 2.82oz. including samples of .32 oz. Consumers who have purchased the product are urged to stop feeding them to pets and return them for a full refund.

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