Recall for dog snack because of salmonella
Nutraferm Petfood GmbH from Vechta in Lower Saxony has started a recall for the article “Edeka Ochsenkaustange”. According to the company, salmonella was found in the dog snack offered by Edeka and Marktkauf.
Nutraferm Petfood GmbH from Vechta is recalling the item “Ox chewing stick” in a 100g bag with the name EDEKA. "Salmonella was found in individual samples of this article in the course of investigations," the company says on its website.
Reimbursement of the purchase price even without a receipt
The dog snack was offered by Marktkauf and Edeka. According to the information, Nutraferm Petfood GmbH and the affected trading companies reacted immediately and removed the goods - detached from the best-before date. Consumers who have bought the item in question will receive a refund of the purchase price at their shops without presenting their receipt.
How does a Salmonella infection manifest itself in dogs?
Salmonella are bacteria that can cause salmonellosis in both humans and dogs. Puppies and young dogs are particularly vulnerable. In dogs, the disease usually begins three to five days after infection. As explained on the Thieme Group website, salmonellosis in dogs can lead to symptoms such as fever, anorexia (anorexia), vomiting, diarrhea and dehydration.
Serious illnesses can be fatal
According to the experts, the disease can also lead to the death of the animal if the course is severe. In addition, there is a risk of in-utero puppy infections or dead or weak puppies in infected, pregnant bitches. (ad)