Petco to Stop Selling Jerky Treats from China

Published 05/21 2014 03:03PM

Updated 05/21 2014 03:05PM

Petco is getting rid of all cat and dog treats made in China.

The decision comes just days after the Food and Drug Administration issued a new warning that a thousand dog deaths may be linked to jerky pet treats imported from China.

Petco says it will remove the China-made treats from its stores by the end of the year.

The FDA has not been able to pinpoint a direct link between the treats and pet illnesses, so it has not issued a recall.

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