Pet Food Recall Information
Menu Foods Inc., whose products are sold
under dozens of brand names, announced Saturday that
it was recalling 50 brands of dog food and 40 brands
of cat food. The "cuts and gravy" style products,
sold in cans and pouches, are marketed nationwide by
retailers such as Wal-Mart, Safeway and Pets Mart.
Consumers kept a phone line (866-895-2708) set up by
Menu Foods busy all weekend.
food recall has animal owners frantic -- Eukanuba, Iams and
store brands tied to kidney failure, deaths. It applies to the wet pet
foods. Be sure to click on the hyperlinks within this article for
101 Brand Names, 1 Manufacturer -- The Mass
Pet-Food Recall Reveals a Widespread Practice: Many
Competing Products Come From the Same Factory.
Dog Product Information
Cat Product Information
Really in Pet Food - (Thanks to Nina for this informative link).
Foods NOT on recall list
Pet Food recall information
Dingo CHICK'N JERKY dog, cat, ferret treats recalled
over salmonella -- There is yet another pet
food recall. Eight in One is recalling packages of
its Dingo brand dog, cat and ferret treats in Canada
and the U.S. because of concerns over salmonella.
Is there more to the story....
Menu Foods CFO sold stock before pet food recall
-- The chief financial officer of Menu Foods Income
Fund says it was a "horrible coincidence" that he
sold nearly half his units in the pet food company
less than three weeks before a massive product
Menu Foods adds to pet food recall list -- The product added to the
recall list was Natural Life dog food with a date on the bottom of the
can of Nov/22/09 and UPC number of 12344-07114.
FDA Asks if Pet Food Tainted on Purpose --
Imported ingredients used in recalled pet food may
have been intentionally spiked with an industrial
chemical to boost their apparent protein content,
federal officials said Thursday.
Criminal Probe Opened in Pet Food Scare -- The FDA has
opened a criminal investigation in the widening pet food
contamination scandal, officials said yesterday, as it was
confirmed that tainted pork might have made its way onto
human dinner plates in California.
It's Not Just Pet Food -- Lost amid the anxiety surrounding the
tainted U.S. pet food supply is this sobering reality: It's not just pet
owners who should be worried. The uncontrolled distribution of
low-quality imported food ingredients, mainly from China, poses a grave
threat to public health worldwide.
U.S. examines if pet food contaminant in human food --
FDA officials said they would inspect imports of six grain
products used in foods ranging from bread to baby formula
for traces of melamine, a chemical thought to have killed
and sickened cats and dogs.
Tainted Pet Food Linked to Ind. Chickens -- Chicken feed in some farms
in Indiana contained byproducts from pet food manufactured with contaminated
wheat gluten imported from China, two federal agencies said Monday.
Pet Deaths Spur Call for Better FDA Screening -- Amid growing
revelations that suppliers in China frequently spike pet food and other food
ingredients with contaminants to boost profits, momentum is building in
Washington to bolster the Food and Drug Administration's capacity to detect
and screen out adulterated imports.
FDA limits Chinese food additive imports -- The Food and Drug
Administration is enforcing a new import alert that greatly expands its
curtailment of some food ingredients imported from China, authorizing border
inspectors to detain ingredients used in everything from noodles to
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FDA: Millions of Chickens Fed Contaminated Pet Food -- Up to 3 million
broiler chickens were fed melamine-tainted pet food and then sold on the
U.S. market beginning in early February, U.S. health officials said in a
press conference held late Tuesday.
FDA pet food probe checks 4,000 pet deaths -- The U.S. Food and Drug
Administration is investigating reports by American households of at least
4,000 pet deaths to determine if any are linked to pet food contaminated
with melamine from China, the agency said.