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RECALL ALERT: Stormberg Foods Recalls Chicken Snacks For Dogs After Salmonella Detected

The recall includes Beg & Barker Chicken Breast Strips; Billo's Best Friend Chicken Breast Strips; and Green Coast Pets Chicken Crisps. Here's what you need to know.

Stormberg Foods is recalling a collection of chicken snacks for dogs after North Carolina regulators collected a sample of the treats that tested positive for salmonella. On July 6, 2022, the firm was notified by the North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services (NCDA & CS) that a sample they collected tested positive for Salmonella spp.

person feeding dog during daytime
Credit: Marek Szturc / Unsplash

The recall, issued July 12, 2022, includes Beg & Barker Chicken Breast Strips; Billo’s Best Friend Chicken Breast Strips; and Green Coast Pets Chicken Crisps. The dog snacks were manufactured in North Carolina before they were shipped to warehouses in California, Minnesota, North Carolina, and Rhode Island from June 8–22, Stormberg says. From there, the food was sent to retailers and customers across the country.

Summary of the Stormberg Food dog treats recall

Company Name:Stormberg Foods
Brand Name:Beg & Barker, Billo’s Best Friend, and Green Coast Pets
Reason For Recall:Potential for Salmonella
Announcement Date:FDA recall notice dated July 12, 2022
What was recalled:Chicken dog treats
A breakdown of the Select Fresh From the Kitchen Home Cooked Chicken Recipe Recall
Billo’s Best Friend Chicken Breast Strips

Stormberg Foods products affected are:

ProductSizeUPCBatch No.Exp Dates
Beg & Barker Chicken Breast Strips1 oz8 50025 54628 7All batch numbers06/06/23 to 06/23/23
Beg & Barker Chicken Breast Strips4 oz8 50025 54611 9All batch numbers06/06/23 to 06/23/23
Beg & Barker Chicken Breast Strips10 oz8 50025 54610 2All batch numbers06/06/23 to 06/23/23
Billo’s Best Friend Chicken Breast Strips4 oz8 50025 54682 9All batch numbers06/06/23 to 06/23/23
Green Coast Pets Chicken Crisps4 oz8 60001 92832 7All batch numbers06/06/23 to 06/23/23
Green Coast Pets Chicken Crisps8 oz8 60001 92833 4All batch numbers06/06/23 to 06/23/23
Different dog treat products affected by the recall

See product images for verification of products being recalled. Coding information may be found on the back of each package to the left or right of the UPC code.

Billo’s Best Friend Chicken Breast Strips

Salmonella can affect pets eating the products and there is a risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products.

It is important to thoroughly wash your hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products.

Important note: Always wash your hands after handling any dog food or treats.

Green Coast Pets Chicken Crisps

Pets with Salmonella infections may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever, and vomiting.

Some pets will have only decreased appetite, fever, and abdominal pain. Infected but otherwise healthy pets can be carriers and infect other animals or humans. If your pet has consumed the recalled products and has these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian.

Stormberg Foods and NCDA & CS are continuing their investigation into the cause of the problem.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

A Person Feeding a Dog
credit: Bethany Ferr / Pexels

If you have purchased these products and/or have pets who have become ill, please notify Stormberg Foods immediately

Consumers who have purchased these products and/or have pets who have become ill are urged to notify [email protected] immediately with all product information for return or proper disposal information. Consumers with questions may contact the customer services department at (919) 947-6011, Monday – Saturday 3:00 am – 9:00 pm EST, or email 24h/day.

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