Evanger's recalls dog food due to contamination

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

WHEELING, Ill. (WLS) -- An Illinois company issued a voluntary recall of its dog food that was linked to illnesses and one death.

Evanger's, of Wheeling, said contamination was discovered in a sample of its Hunk of Beef dog food.

The Food & Drug Administration said the contaminant is a barbituate used to treat anxiety and trouble sleeping in humans.

One dog died and five others became sick after eating the dog food.

For more information about the recall, visit: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm539900.htm