Dingo dog treats recalled, may be contaminated with amantadine

dingo-twisted-chew-treats-P30060-400The FDA has announced a recall of Dingo dog treats because it has the potential to be contaminated with amantadine, an antiviral human drug that’s not approved for use in animal food.

The affected product is called Dingo chip Twists “Chicken in the Middle” Dog Chew Treats and includes the following package sizes:

  • 6-pack Best by Date 5/16/2017
  • 16-pack: Best by Date 12/27/2015 and 5/16/2017

The product is sold by United Pet Group, Inc. of Cincinnati and made in China. It was distributed to pet stores in California, Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.

Consumers can report complaints about FDA-regulated pet food products by calling the consumer complaint coordinator in their area or online at http://www.fda.gov/petfoodcomplaints.

—Source: Dog Food Advisor / FDA

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