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Saturday, January 26, 2013

Hartz Mountain Corporation DOG Treat Voluntary Withdrawl


January 25, 2013 — The Hartz Mountain Corporation of Secaucus, New Jersey, has announced it is voluntarily withdrawing its Hartz Chicken Chews and Hartz Oinkies Pig Skin Twists wrapped with Chicken for dogs in the United States because they contain trace amounts of antibiotic residue.
Hartz is taking this action after recent testing found trace amounts of illegal antibiotic residue in samples of the affected dog treats.These antibiotics are approved for use in poultry in China and other countries, including European Union member states, but are not among those approved in the U.S.

What’s Being Recalled?

All Hartz® Chicken Chews™ Soft and Tenders:
  • 3.5 oz package
  • 8 oz package
  • 16 oz package
  • 24 oz package
  • 20 oz package
All Hartz® Chicken Chews™ Soft and Tender Bite Sized:
  • 5.7 oz package
  • 16 oz package
  • 16 oz package

All Hartz® Oinkies® Pig Skin Twists wrapped with Chicken
    Hartz Oinkies Dog Treats
  • 20 pack Pig Skin Twist Sticks
  • 7 pack Mini Pig Skin Twists wrapped with Chicken
  • 15 pack Mini Pig Skin Twists wrapped with Chicken
  • 5 pack Pig Skin Twists wrapped with Chicken
No other Hartz products are affected by the withdrawal.



What to Do?

If you have these products contact Hartz Consumer Affairs at 800-275-1414.
You can report complaints about FDA-regulated pet food products by calling the consumer complaint coordinator in your area.

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