Recalls & Warnings: Pet Shampoo, Pig Ears, Cat Food, Chicken Jerky, Pet 1st Aid Kits

Catching you up on recalls and there are a ton.

Pet shampoo

Use of Douxo Seborrhea Shampoo for dogs & cats is a risk to humans.  One woman has died from a severe asthma attack while bathing her dog with this product.  A 2nd family member also had an asthma attack days later while bathing dog with the shampoo, but recovered.

The FDA has information on how to report an adverse reaction to a pet product.


Pig ears

Bravo is recalling one lot of their Oven-Roasted Pig Ears due to possible salmonella contamination after a  routine sampling program by the Washington State Department of Agriculture found salmonella.  Return product to point of purchase for refund.

  • Bravo! 50-count bulk Oven-Roasted Pig Ears (Lot # 12-06-10)


Boss is recalling their Diggers Natural Treat Pig Ears after their supplier, Keys Manufacturing Company, notified them of positive tests for salmonella.  Return product to point of purchase for a refund.

FDA page with details on Boss recall.

  • Bulk Pig Ears in boxes of 100 (UPC #0-72929-00038-6)
  • Bulk Pig Ears Shrink Wrapped in boxes of 50 (UPC #0-72929-99120-2)
  • 2-Pack Bags shipped in cases of 12 bags (UPC #0-72929-99504-0)
  • 4-Pack Bags shipped in cases of 12 bags (UPC #0-72929-00227-4)
  • 8-Pack Bags shipped in cases of 12 bags (UPC #0-72929-99584-2)

FDA page with details of Keys recall.

The Keys recall on the supplier side affects 100 count cases packed in cardboard boxes shipped between:

  • Sept. 27-Oct. 6, 2010
  • Nov. 1-Nov. 29, 2010
  • Jan. 3-Jan. 25, 2011


Blackman Industries is recalling Primetime Brand Premium Pig Ears and KC Beefhide Brand Premium Pig Ears.

PrimeTime brand 2 ct. and 5 ct. Premium Pig Ears and all KC Beefhide brand 20 ct.

PrimeTime products with UPC codes:

  • 7-48976-18316-6 on a 2 ct. package
  • 7-48976-09040-2, on a 5 ct. package
  • 7-48976-19040-9 on a 5 ct. package

KC Beefhide product: UPC code 7-48976-09065-5

FDA page with details on PrimeTime and KC Beefhide recall.


Cat food

Primal Pet Foods is recalling their raw, frozen Feline Chicken & Salmon Formula nuggets in 4 lb bags due to possible salmonella contamination.

  • (UPC# 8 95135 00025 0) with a “Best By” date code of 043112-17

Primal Foods has information on how to get a refund.

FDA page with details on Primal Pet Foods recall.

What you need to know about Salmonella

Salmonella can cause serious illness in cats and dogs and cross-contamination to humans is possible resulting in serious illness.


Chicken jerky

The Canadian Veterinary Medical Association has notified the American Veterinary Medical Association that they are seeing the onset of a Fanconi Syndrome-like disease in dogs who consumed chicken jerky made in China.  There aren’t any recalls linked to this at this time.  This isn’t the first time there’s been this type of problem with chicken jerky made in China—it happened in 2007 & 2008.

Find out more about Fanconi syndrome.


Pet 1st Aid Kits

Triad Group extended its recall of alcohol and iodine prep pads due to possible Bacillus cereus and Elizabethkingia menigoseptica contamianation.

Recall due to Alcohol prep pads includes all lot numbers of:

  • Creative Pet Products’ Sporting Dog Kit
  • Sporting Dog II Kit
  • Horse Aid Kit
  • K9 First Aid Police and Military Kit

Recall due to iodine prep pads includes lot numbers starting with 8, 9, 0 or 1 for:

  • Horse Aid Kit
  • Sporting Dog Kit
  • Sporting Dog II Kit

FDA page has details on recall of pet 1st aid kits.