AVMA update on jerky treats threat

 

Update: AVMA warns of potential new threat to pets

— The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has recently been made aware of several complaints from pet owners and veterinarians that multiple brands of jerky treats manufactured in China have been making pets sick. Symptoms of illness have included vomiting, diarrhea, and lethargy. To our knowledge, no deaths have been reported.

The AVMA posted an alert on its Web site on September 13 to inform its members and the public about what was known. Today, the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) issued a statement saying it also has become aware of an unusual number of dogs presenting similar symptoms and abnormal test results associated with consumption of some jerky treats. The ACVIM statement is available at www.acvim.org/uploadedFiles/Jerky_Treat_Info_September_14.doc. Continue reading AVMA update on jerky treats threat

Jerky treats from China

 

— The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has recently been made aware of several complaints from pet owners and veterinarians that multiple brands of jerky treats manufactured in China have been making pets sick. Symptoms of illness have included vomiting, diarrhea, and lethargy. To our knowledge, no deaths have been reported. Continue reading Jerky treats from China

Krasdale gravy, dry dog food recall

Select Krasdale Gravy Dry Dog Food 5lb Bags Voluntarily Recalled in Five States Continue reading Krasdale gravy, dry dog food recall

Red flannel large breed adult formula recall

Select Red Flannel Large Breed Adult Formula Dry Dog Food 50lb Bags Voluntarily Recalled in Pennsylvania Continue reading Red flannel large breed adult formula recall

Natural balance recall ; sweet potato and chicken

Contact:
Doug McGraw, Fleishman-Hillard
(212) 453-2202

http://www.fda.gov/oc/po/firmrecalls/castleberry207_07.html
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
–AUGUSTA, Ga. – July 21, 2007 – Castleberry’s Food Company today announced that it is taking extra steps to ensure public safety by voluntarily expanding its recall originally announced on July 18 due to the risk of botulinum toxin, a bacterium which can cause botulism. Continue reading Natural balance recall ; sweet potato and chicken

Ol Roy recall

Single Lot of 55lb Bags of Ol’Roy Complete Nutrition Dry Dog Food
Voluntarily Recalled in Select Stores by Doane Pet Care

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Manassas, Virginia — June 6, 2007
Doane Pet Care is announcing today a voluntary recall on a specific single lot of Continue reading Ol Roy recall

Nutro lamb & rice recall

Nutra Nuggets 40 Lb. Lamb Meal and Rice Formula Recalled Due to Cross
Contamination
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Meta, MO — May 23, 2007 —
Diamond Pet Foods announced that it has recalled a limited quantity of
Nutra Nuggets 40 Lb. Lamb Meal and Rice Formula because of confirmatory
testing that indicates the product may include traces of melamine resulting from
cross contamination during manufacturing. No animal deaths have been reported. Continue reading Nutro lamb & rice recall