Recall alert: Multiple rawhide dog chew products contaminated with cleaning product

Multiple brands of rawhide dog chew products have been recalled for possible chemical contamination.

United Pet Group, a division of Spectrum Brands, Inc. is voluntarily recalling Healthy Hide, American Beefhide and Disgest-eeze brand rawhide dog chew products -- which were distributed in retail stores and sold online nationwide.

The recall was announced after certain rawhide chew manufacturing facilities located in Mexico, Colombia and one of the suppliers in Brazil, were reported using a anti-microbial chemical in the production process. The FDA says the chemical is approved for cleaning food processing equipment, but not for producing rawhide chews for dogs.

All of the rawhide products from the brands: Healthy Hide including, Healthy Hide's Good'n'Fun and Healthy Hide's Good'n'Fit, American Beefhide and Digest-eeze in the recall have an expiration date ranging from 06/01/2019 to 05/31/2020 on the back of the packaging and have lot codes that start with AH, AV, A, AI, AO or AB -- this includes all packages size and/or weights.


The logos of the brands involved in the rawhide dog chew recall. (Photo: FDA)

Anyone that has purchased these products are urged to dispose of them or return them to the retailer they were bought from or contact the United Pet Group consumer affairs team at 1-855-215-4962 between the hours of 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. for a full refund.

TAP HERE to read more about the recall from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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