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Loving Pets Voluntarily Recalls Air-Puffed Dog Treats




Potential salmonella contamination was cited as the reason.

CRANBURY, NJ – Loving Pets of Cranbury, NJ has voluntarily recalled certain air-puffed dog treats because of potential salmonella contamination.

No illnesses, injuries or complaints have been reported, the company said in a press release.

The contamination was due to a single finished ingredient that was supplied to Loving Pets from a U.S.-based supplier, according to the release.

The issue “was discovered by Loving Pets’ internal quality assurance team and was identified through the company’s standard quality control testing procedures and internal food safety program,” the company stated, adding: “Loving Pets produces its treats in small batches in order to offer the highest quality and control in safety. To ensure the safety of its products, Loving Pets decided to be extra cautious and recall a wider range of lot numbers so that no possible contaminated product is available on the market.”


The lot numbers included are:

Loving Pets Barksters

  • Item #5700 Sweet Potato and Chicken UPC 842982057005 – Lot # 021619
  • Item #5705 Brown Rice and Chicken UPC 842982057050 – Lot 021419

Loving Pets Puffsters Snack Chips

  • Item #5100 Apple and Chicken UPC 842982051003 – Lot 051219, 112118, 112918, 012719, 012519, 013019
  • Item #5110 Banana and Chicken UPC 842982051102 – Lot 112218, 112818, 112918, 013119
  • Item #5120 Sweet Potato and Chicken UPC 842982051201 – Lot 112818, 020119
  • Item #5130 Cranberry and Chicken UPC 842982051300 – Lot 020319, 112918, 020219

Whole Hearted

  • Item #2570314 Chicken and Apple Puff Treats UPC 800443220696 – Lot 121418, 121918, 122318, 010419, 010619, 010519

Consumers can return bags of treats with these lot numbers to the retailer where they were purchased. For more information, visit or call 866-599-PETS (7387).




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