Pig Ear Dog Treats Cause Of Salmonella Outbreak In 13 States

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Pig ears sold as dog treats in 33 states are being recalled due to an outbreak of salmonella. Pet Supplies Plus is recalling bulk pig ears sold in open bins at its more than 400 stores across the country, the retail chain said in a notice posted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

The FDA and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are investigating contaminated pig ears, with evidence indicating that contact with the dog treats is the likely source of a salmonella outbreak that has sickened 45 people, including 12 hospitalizations, in 13 states.

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