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Oct 25, 2013

Jerky Pet Treat Safety Scare: What You Need to Know

Jerky Pet Treat Safety Scare: What You Need to Know

More than 3,600 pets have gotten sick. Close to 600 have died. Jerky treats appear to be to blame, federal safety regulators have warned — so what do you need to do before you give your pet such a snack as...


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