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Hartz Recalls Contaminated Dog Treats
by MIKE SAGMAN

January 25, 2013 — The Hartz Mountain Corporation of Secaucus, New Jersey, has announced it is voluntarily withdrawing its Hartz Chicken Chews and Hartz Oinkies Pig Skin Twists wrapped with Chicken for dogs in the United States because they contain trace amounts of antibiotic residue.
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Hartz is taking this action after recent testing found trace amounts of illegal antibiotic residue in samples of the affected dog treats.
These antibiotics are approved for use in poultry in China and other countries but are not in the U.S.

What’s Being Recalled?

All Hartz® Chicken Chews™ Soft and Tenders:

  • 3.5 oz package
  • 8 oz package
  • 16 oz package
  • 24 oz package
  • 20 oz package
All Hartz® Chicken Chews™ Soft and Tender Bite Sized:
  • 5.7 oz package
  • 16 oz package
  • 16 oz package
All Hartz® Oinkies® Pig Skin Twists wrapped with Chicken
  • 20 pack Pig Skin Twist Sticks
  • 7 pack Mini Pig Skin Twists wrapped with Chicken
  • 15 pack Mini Pig Skin Twists wrapped with Chicken
  • 5 pack Pig Skin Twists wrapped with Chicken
No other Hartz products are affected by the withdrawal.

What to Do?

If you have these products contact Hartz Consumer Affairs at 800-275-1414.