Posts tagged "FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine"

Natura Expands Pet Food Recalls: California Natural, Evo, Innova, Healthwise

Natura Expands Pet Food Recalls: California Natural, Evo, Innova, Healthwise
Natura Pet Expands Voluntary Recall of Dry Pet Foods Due to Possible Health Risk FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - March 29, 2013 – Natura Pet Products is voluntarily expanding its recall of dry pet food because it has the potential to be contaminated withSalmonella. No Salmonella-related illnesses have been confirmed to date. Salmonella can affect animals eating the products... Read more »

Boots & Barkley Among Kasel Dog Food Brands Recalled

Boots & Barkley Among Kasel Dog Food Brands Recalled
Kasel Associates Industries recalling certain pet treats due to Salmonella contamination Boots & Barkley, Colorado Naturals, Nature’s Deli among brands affected The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today that Kasel Associates Industries Inc. is recalling all pet treats it manufactured from April 20 through Sept. 19, 2012 due to potential contamination with Salmonella. Kasel... Read more »

Reader Questions: Boycott Chicken Jerky Treats; Puppy Bumpers; Pee Question; Scooting Cat

Reader Questions: Boycott Chicken Jerky Treats; Puppy Bumpers; Pee Question; Scooting Cat
Q: Our dog got really sick eating chicken jerky about six months ago. At that time, our veterinarian confirmed that it was very likely the jerky made her ill. Our veterinary bill was over $2,500! The treat manufacturer never replied to our email or phone calls. Our dog might have died. How can this be... Read more »
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Dogs Still Dying of Chinese Made Jerky Treats, Enough is Enough

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Dogs are dying of chicken jerky treats from China. . . and they don’t need to be dying just because they’ve eaten a dog treat.  For at least well over a year, something’s been going with these Chinese made treats. Reportedly upwards of 400 dogs dead, likely twice as many or far more sickened. While... Read more »

Pet Food Product Recalls, U.S. Senator Expresses Concerns

Pet Food Product Recalls, U.S. Senator Expresses Concerns
Following an increase in pet treats from China leading to animal deaths and illnesses, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) is urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and their Center of Veterinary Medicine to take quick action to protect consumers and pet owners. Thank you Senator for stepping up on behalf of all family... Read more »

Cargill Recalls Dog Food for Elevated Aflatoxin Levels, Marksman and River Run

Cargill Recalls Dog Food for Elevated Aflatoxin Levels, Marksman and River Run
Potential elevated levels of aflatoxin is the explanation for another pet food recall (not mandated by the FDA or the FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine). Cargill Animal Nutrition on Wednesday (December 29) said it was pulling two regional brands of its dry dog food – River Run and Marksman. Aflatoxins are produced by Aspergillus, a... Read more »
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Purina ONE Cat Food Recall

Purina ONE Cat Food Recall
Another recall – what’s most shocking is that I did hear about this not through the FDA (not listed there) or even the Purina ONE website (not listed there either)…but emails via several colleagues, and a Facebook friend. This is form the PR Newswire, and confirmed. ST. LOUIS, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ – Nestle Purina... Read more »

Cat Food Recall, Dog Treats Health Alerts

Another recall of pet foods and treats. The Diamond Pet Food company just issued a voluntary recall on some bags of Premium Edge Finicky Adult Cat and Premium Edge Hair Ball Cat foods because of insufficient levels of thiamine (which can cause intestinal and/or neurological problems in some cats). The Associated Press indicates there are... Read more »

STOP Using Vetsulin On Diabetic Pets: Contact Your Veterinarian

According to the FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine, consult your veterinarian before using Vetsulin until further notice. A problem with the insulin product may cause instability, which may be dangerous, creating unpredictable fluctuations in glucose levels in diabetic patients. Vetsulin is the most common insulin product used for diabetic dogs, and it’s also used for... Read more »
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