Pet owners ask retailers to pull dog treats

October 23, 2012

By Staff

Pacific Northwest dog owners joined a petition on to call on Issaquah-based Costco, Target, Safeway and other retailers to remove jerky-style dog treats from shelves as the federal Food and Drug Administration investigates the treats.

The petition is available at

Petitioners said the FDA has received reports of more than 2,200 cases of pet illness, including 361 deaths, linked to chicken jerky dog treats made in China.

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