FDA Issues Warning About Dog Bone Treats
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it has received about 68 reports of pet illnesses related to processed and packaged dog "bone treats,” including treats described as “Ham Bones,” “Pork Femur Bones,” “Rib Bones,” and “Smokey Knuckle Bones.” The illness reported to the FDA include gastrointestinal obstruction (blockage in the digestive tract), choking, cuts and wounds in the mouth or on the tonsils, vomiting, diarrhea, bleeding from the rectum, and/or death. Other reported problems, such as moldy-appearing bones, or bone treats splintering when chewed by the pet. The FDA encourages reporting of any incidents. Andersen Sleater Sianni's attorneys represent individuals who may have been harmed or their pets by products that are improperly advertised as safe and healthy. Click here for the FDA warning.