Pet Treats Recalled Due to Antibiotics Contamination

Thursday, Jan 10, 2013  |  Updated 5:27 AM CDT
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Pet Treats Recalled Due to Antibiotics Contamination

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Nestle Purina PetCare Co. and Milo's Kitchen, owned by Del Monte Corp. of San Francisco, are recalling chicken jerky dog treats due to unapproved antibiotics contamination.

The two national retailers announced the recall on Wednesday.

The New York Department of Agriculture and Marketing told veterinary officials at the federal Food and Drug Administration that trace amounts of poultry antibiotics, not approved for use in U.S. poultry ,were found in the retailers' jerky dog treats, according to NBC News.

The antibiotics include sulfaclozine, tilmicosin, trimethoprim, enrofloxacin and sulfaquinoxaline, a department spokesperson, Joe Morrissey, told NBC News.

The recall affects Nestle Purina PetCare Co.'s Waggin' Train and Canyon Creek Ranch brand dog treats; also Milo's Kitchen's Chicken Jerky an Chicken Grillers dog treats.

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