Peanut butter recall hits home: woman loses dog after animal eats recalled treats - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Peanut butter recall hits home: woman loses dog after animal eats recalled treats

Ingredient list on box of dog treats Ingredient list on box of dog treats

SPOKANE, Wash. - As the peanut butter recall expands to new foods and products, a Spokane woman is asking readers in the Inland Northwest to check Fido's food too.

Sheila Capitanio bought a box of dog biscuits for her dog Leonard several weeks ago. Since then, dozens of products (including some dog biscuits) have been recalled over concern they might be tainted with salmonella.

Leonard passed away just hours after eating a biscuit. His veterinarian told Sheila the dog was poisoned.

Capitanio has since learned the brand of biscuits she fed her dog was recalled. She can't prove the biscuits (sold under the brand name Happy Tails) were tainted, but she's urging everyone to check their dog treats to see if they have been added to the growing list of recalled products.

For a complete list of recalled products containing Salmonella click here: http://www.fda.gov/oc/opacom/hottopics/salmonellatyph.html

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