Posts tagged "Centers for Disease Control"

Lyme Disease: Prevention May Begin with Vaccinating Mice

Lyme Disease: Prevention May Begin with Vaccinating Mice
Lyme Disease is on the rise in America. What if we could vaccinate the white-footed mice that account for the majority of the transmission of Borrelia burgdorferi (the cause of Lyme disease) and significantly reduce the level of tick infection? The answer is absolutely yes, according to the Journal of Infectious Diseases. An oral bait... Read more »

Red Flannel Cat Formula Recalled, Possible Salmonella Contamination

Red Flannel Cat Formula Recalled, Possible Salmonella Contamination
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE from FDA US Food & Drug Administration - January 25, 2014 – PMI Nutrition, LLC (PMI), Arden Hills, Minn., has initiated a voluntary recall of its 20 lb. bags of Red Flannel® Cat Formula cat food for possible Salmonella contamination. There have been no reports of illness related to this product to date. This recall... Read more »

Zoobiquity Means One Health, Steve Dale's Pet World

Zoobiquity Means One Health, Steve Dale's Pet World
It’s been called one health or comparative medicine, and now the in-vogue term is Zoobiquity to describe the intersection where human and animal medicine meet. The 3rd Zoobiquity Conference was held in New York City on November 2, attended by nearly 400 veterinarians, physicians, students and various health professionals at both Rockefeller University and the... Read more »
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Natura/Evo/California Natural/Innova/Healthwise, Pet Food Recalls

Natura/Evo/California Natural/Innova/Healthwise, Pet Food Recalls
Natura Pet Products, owned by P & G,  is voluntarily recalling specific lots of dry pet food because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. No Salmonella-related illnesses have been reported. Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed... Read more »

Parakeet Food Recalled by United Pet Group

Parakeet Food Recalled by United Pet Group
United Pet Group, Inc., announces that it has voluntarily withdrawn a limited quantity of the products “Ultra Blend Gourmet Food for Parakeets,” “ēCotrition Grains & Greens Nutritional Supplement for Parakeets,” “ēCotrition Grains & Greens Nutritional Supplement for Canaries and Finches,” and “ēCotrition Grains & Greens Nutritional Supplement for Cockatiels.” These products contain small quantities of... Read more »

Bird Treat Recalls, Kaytee Products

Bird Treat Recalls, Kaytee Products
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 19, 2013 – Kaytee Products is recalling several bird treats and greens items due to possible contamination of Salmonella from parsley flake ingredients supplied to Kaytee by Specialty Commodities, Inc., an outside supplier to Kaytee. Specifics are HERE. No human or pet illnesses have been reported to-date. The recall notification... Read more »
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Solild Gold Added to Recall List

Solild Gold Added to Recall List
Solid Gold Health Products for Pets, Inc. Recalls Dog Food Because of Possible Salmonella Health Risk FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 8, 2012 – Solid Gold Health Products for Pets, Inc., El Cajon, California, announced a voluntary recall of one batch of WolfCub Large Breed Puppy Food and one batch of Solid Gold WolfKing Large... Read more »

2011, the Year of Rabies?

2011, the Year of Rabies?
So, for those who wonder why we give our pets rabies vaccinations, rabies hasn’t gone away anymore in America than anywhere else in the world where the disease is prevalent. The difference here is protection. Enough of our pets are protected to make a difference, and we do communicate warnings to the public about the... Read more »

Feral Cats Succeed at Cat Show, But Attacked by American Bird Conservancy

Feral Cats Succeed at Cat Show, But Attacked by American Bird Conservancy
A group of feral cats and kittens stole the Prairie Feline Fanciers cat show on September 24, 25 in Winnipeg MB Canada.  A contingent of former alley cats rescued by Craig Street Cats took 29 of 100 ribbons available for household pets according to Wire Service Canada  In addition, three of ten judges selected one... Read more »
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Rabid Bat Scare in Chicago

Rabid Bat Scare in Chicago
Five rabid bats have been found within Chicago city limits over the last month. The city is calling it an outbreak – that terminology may be extreme.  Still, the five positive rabid bats were found at various locations, not in one neighborhood, which suggests there may likely have been more never discovered. And, after all,... Read more »