As of April 22nd 2015, the FDA announced that Nylabone Products of Neptune, New Jersey have officially recalled one of their products because of a potential Salmonella bacteria contamination. Nylabone’s Puppy Starter Kit Chews were distributed from one facility to all regions of North America. The recalled product indicates an expiration date of 3/22/18 on the back of the package.

Symptoms of salmonella bacteria include: lethargy, diarrhea, fever, abdominal cramping, vomiting, decrease of appetite, abdominal pain, and can also include such as arthritis, and urinary tract symptoms.

Salmonella is dangerous for both animals and humans; particularly for young children, the elderly, pregnant women, or those with weak immune systems. Avoid contamination by washing hands frequently, and disinfecting anything came in contact with the product.

For more information about the recall, review the U.S. Food and Drug Administration press release.