October 23, 2013 4:00 PM

FDA tries to solve pet illnesses and deaths linked to jerky treats

In a notice to consumers and veterinarians, the FDA said it has linked illnesses from jerky pet treats to 3,600 dogs and 10 cats since 2007. About 580 of those pets have died. An Overland Park veterinarian says he has seen quite a few suspected cases for years.

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