FDA issues health warning over dog treats imported from China

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a new warning that all dog lovers need to pay attention to. The FDA’s health warning is for Jerky Pet Treats imported from China. They come in chicken, duck and sweet potato flavors.

The FDA says nearly 2,000 more dogs have gotten sick since the last warning was sent out in October. A total of 4,800 illnesses and 1,000 deaths are linked to the treats. The FDA is still trying to pinpoint the problem.

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