Posts tagged "FDA"

Tear-Stain Pet Product Alternatives

Tear-Stain Pet Product Alternatives
Lots of dogs and cats cry. It’s not that our pets get overly emotional watching TV soap operas; the cause is a natural overproduction of tears. Veterinary dermatologist Dr. John Angus explains that what happens next is caused by an ever so slight amount of moisture on the skin. That’s all it takes for a... Read more »

Pets Tear Stain Removers: FDA Expresses Concerns

Pets Tear Stain Removers: FDA Expresses Concerns
The FDA is cracking down on some makers of over-the-counter products that are marketed to remove the tear stains in dogs and cats because they are allegedly using an antibiotic inappropriately…These are popular products, and this is important to share with pet owners. The following is directly from the FDA: The U.S. Food and Drug... Read more »

PEDIGREE Recall Expanded, Still Limited Six States

PEDIGREE Recall Expanded, Still Limited Six States
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - August 31, 2014 – At PEDIGREE®, we care about all dogs and their safety and well-being is extremely important to us, and to our mission – to make a Better World for Pets. For that reason, we have announced the extension of a previous voluntary recall of PEDIGREE® Adult Complete Nutrition dry... Read more »
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Jerky Treats Made in the U.S. - That's the Key from Merrick

Jerky Treats Made in the U.S. - That's the Key from Merrick
Jerky treats form China are a potential problem – even the Food & Drug Administration has expressed concern, cautioning consumers. There is an undeniable association of illness in dogs and the consumption of jerky products from China. Listen HERE to Steve Dale’s PetWorld, WGN Radio, I speak with Mark Sapir, vice President of marketing at... Read more »

Walnut Recall, For You or Your Pet Bird

Walnut Recall, For You or Your Pet Bird
According to the Food & Drug Administration, St. Louis-based Sherman Produce is voluntarily recalling walnuts comprising of 241 cases of bulk walnuts packaged in 25 lb bulk cardboard boxes and Schnucks brand 10 oz trays with UPC 00338390032 with best by dates 03/15 and 04/15 because the products are potentially contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes is... Read more »

Steve Dale's Pet World, Broadcasting from an Elevator

Steve Dale's Pet World, Broadcasting from an Elevator
I believe I made Chicago radio broadcast and WGN Radio history by broadcasting my show, Steve Dale’s Pet World,  from an elevator, which I was trapped inside. Listen HERE to this very unusual broadcast. Rick Pearson of the “The Sunday Spin“ helped me out, as did engineer Bob Ferguson at producer Joe Baugnet. I answered a listener... Read more »
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Steve Dale's Pet World Gets Big

Steve Dale's Pet World Gets Big
On Sunday November 3 Steve Dale’s Pet World will have the biggest show ever, with guest Mr. Big. He has the hottest internet TV show in Chicago. He’s also an animal lover. I begin the show at 6:35 a.m. CDT by taking your telephone calls, answering your pet behavior question 312-981-7200. Also, I will ask... Read more »

Jerky Treats Homemade, A Safer Route

Jerky Treats Homemade, A Safer Route
Jerky treats from China are sickening some pets, even killing others. Two years ago, I pleaded with pet owners not to take chances, and simply stop buying jerky treats from China. It seems the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Center for Veterinary Medicine is now, finally, edging toward making that exact suggestion. Countless alternative products... 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 »
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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 »
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