Berkley & Jensen Pig Ears Recalled at BJ’s Wholesale Club for Salmonella

Posted on September 4, 2019 by


Dog Goods is expanding this recall to include all 30-packs of “Berkley & Jensen” brand pig ears sold at BJ’s Wholesale Club stores. Dog Goods purchased these pig ears from a single supplier in Brazil from September 2018 through August 2019.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”), together with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) and State partners, is investigating a link between pig ear pet treats and human cases of salmonellosis. This recall is being expanded after Rhode Island Department of Health testing found Salmonella in “Berkley & Jensen” brand pig ear pet treats.

Dog Goods USA LLC (“Dog Goods”), a distributor of Tobyhanna, PA has been contacted by the FDA and, based on the best information currently available, is conducting a recall of the following products (the “Products”): non-irradiated bulk and packaged pig ears branded Chef Toby Pig Ears with the lot codes indicated below, which Dog Goods bought from a single supplier in Brazil from September 2018 through August 2019 and distributed nationwide in retail stores.

428590 278989 087148 224208 1168723 428590 222999
074599 1124053 226884 578867 224897 1234750 444525
1106709 215812 230273 224970 585246 327901 052248
210393 217664 331199 225399 867680 050273 881224
424223 225979 431724 226340 880207 334498

Dog Goods has also launched an internal investigation to determine, when and where the Products may have been contaminated. To date, this internal investigation has not indicated any vulnerability in the company’s practices, including but not limited to the inspection, handling and storage of the Products.

Consumers who have purchased the products are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact us at 786-401-6533 from Monday to Friday 9am EST through 5pm EST.

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