Posts tagged "Pet Food Institute"

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 »

Boycott Chicken Jerky Treats for Dogs

Boycott Chicken Jerky Treats for Dogs
Chicken jerky treats are reportedly making some dogs ill, and some pets have even died. So far this year, the FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine (FDA CVM) has received over 800 complaints of pets sickened due to jerky treats, according to Dr. Dan McChesney, director of the Office of Surveillance and Compliance at the FDA... Read more »

Giant Pet Food Recall, Are Chicken Jerky Treats Dangerous

Giant Pet Food Recall, Are Chicken Jerky Treats Dangerous
      A specific and rare strain of salmonella (Salmonella Infantis) was recently identified at the Diamond Pet Foods plant in Gaston, S.C., leaving 14 people sick in nine states. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Center for Veterinary Medicine (FDA CVM) helped identify the problem. For pet owners, this is confusing. While it... Read more »
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FDA Testing Pet Foods and Pet Treats for Salmonella

FDA Testing Pet Foods and Pet Treats for Salmonella
Over the past few years, there have been lots of pet food recalls – greatly due to concerns raised about salmonella contamination. Not only is this a concern for dogs and cats, it’s also a concern for people. It seems often there is a pet food recall, arguably too often. And the Food and Drug... Read more »
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