Posts tagged "pet food recalls"

Pet Food Safety Discussed at Alltech International Symposium.

Pet Food Safety Discussed at Alltech International Symposium.
Pet food safety was the topic of discussion with Dr. Patrick Wall of the University of Dublin. HEAR My Interview on Steve Dale’s Pet World. Wall, who is Chair of the United Kingdom’s Food Standards Agency Advisory Group discussed his concerns about pet food safety is worried as much about kids getting sick as well as... Read more »

China Is Center Stage Regarding Pet Food Recalls, But That May Change

China Is Center Stage Regarding Pet Food Recalls, But That May Change
LEXINGTON, KY. — Pet food recalls, and pet food with ingredients imported from China are intertwined issues very much on the minds of pet owners. Mark Lyons, vice president of Corporate Affairs for nutrition giant Alltech, who is based in China, is eager to speak about these issues, and some of his responses are surprising.... Read more »

Dog Food Logic, Linda Case on WGN Radio

Dog Food Logic, Linda Case on WGN Radio
Pet food isn’t especially logical – and nutritionist Linda Case, author of “Dog Food Log: Making Smart Decisions for Your Dog in an Age of Too Many Choices,” attempts to makes sense of it all Sunday (May 4) on Steve Dale’s Pet World on WGN Radio, at 6:35 AM CDT, listen HERE or 720AM. Linda’s... Read more »
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Weigh In On Pet Adoption Legislation, Steve Dale's Pet World

Weigh In On Pet Adoption Legislation, Steve Dale's Pet World
Adopting a pet from an animal shelter or a rescue group is a good idea. But what should you know about that animal shelter as you walk in the door, or that rescue as you go online? That’s how I begin Steve Dale’s Pet World on April 6 on WGN Radio (listen here or 720... Read more »

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 »

Pet Nutrition Alliance at American Hospital Association Conference

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At the American Animal Association Conference in Denver, one press conference was about portly pets, held by the Pet Nutrition Alliance. Maybe will all these pet food recalls, the Alliance can become a source of consumer education.
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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 »

Recall: Iams Dry Dog Food: Unacceptable Levels of Aflatoxin

Recall: Iams Dry Dog Food: Unacceptable Levels of Aflatoxin
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 6, 2011 – – The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) has voluntarily retrieved a single production lot of Iams dry dog food due to aflatoxin levels that were detected above the acceptable limit. This product has already been retrieved from store shelves. No illnesses have been reported in association with... Read more »

Kroger Recalls Pet Foods

Press release on Kroger Pet Food recall:  CINCINNATI, Ohio, December 18, 2010 – The Kroger Co. said today it is recalling select packages of pet food sold in some of its retail stores because the products may contain aflatoxin, which poses a health risk to pets.   Kroger stores in the following states are included in... Read more »
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Recent Pet Food Recalls Are Unfortunate, But No Reason To Panic

I am not suggesting the scare concerning the possibility of salmonella in cat foods shouldn’t concern or upset consumers. However, some of the email I’m receiving are more than a little over-the-top, though I understand your emotion (and feel it myself). First, take a breath and consider this: Salmonella recalls are not new. They’ve been... Read more »
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