FDA Issues New Warning about Imported Jerky Treats


Published 05/20 2014 01:18PM

Updated 05/20 2014 01:26PM

(CNN) Dog owners beware. The FDA is issuing a new health warning about jerky pet treats imported from China.

The agency reports some 1,800 new cases of pet illnesses since the last warning in October.

The FDA says the majority of the jerky treats were from China with flavors that include chicken, duck and sweet potato.

In all, the agency reports a total of about 4,800 complaints and 1,000 dog deaths.

The FDA says it is continuing its investigation to find out what exactly is causing the illnesses.

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