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Dog food recall expanded over possible euthanasia drug contamination

March 07, 2017 11:01 AM

An Illinois pet food company is expanding its voluntary recall of dog food due to possible contamination with a euthanasia drug.

Back in February, Evanger's Dog and Cat Food Company recalled 12-ounce cans of its "Hunk of Beef Au Jus" after detecting one lot was contaminated with a euthanasia drug called pentobarbital.

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Five dogs became ill and one of them died after consuming the product.

Out of an abundance of caution, the company is expanding its recall to include two more products: "Braised Beef Chunks" and "Pulled Beef" dog food.

Consumers can return the products to the place of purchase for a full refund.

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