FDA to vets: Watch out for jerky pet treats; some linked to illness, death

Finally they take action!! since 2007, more than 500 animals died because they did NOTHING! it’s too late but better than nothing. I strongly think they have to ban on selling them. Warning is not enough because people still can see them at pet stores. I have been warning people but most of them still don’t know about this issue.

 

CNN U.S.

http://www.cnn.com/2013/10/22/us/fda-jerky-pet-treats-warning/

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Virbac issues expanded recall on heartworm preventative for dogs

Iverhart Plus heartworm preventative expanded recall (originated in April 2013)

Virbac has issued an expanded recall (originated in April 2013) for Iverhart Plus Flavored Chewables heartworm preventative. Several lots are below the potency levels to protect dogs against heartworms.

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Source: Truth About Pet Food.com

P&G Recalls IAMS, Eukanuba Pet Food

Some of the labels on P&G pet foods being recalled due to a possible Salmonella contamination.

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Source: NBCDFW.com

Royal Canin Recall: Mats For Dogs And Cats Recalled Due To Health Risk

“This recall involves Royal Canin branded heating/cooling mats for dogs and cats. The mats consist of a plastic sheet made of nine gel pockets and an outer, removable red fabric cover with the Royal Canin logo on one corner.”

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Source: Truth about Pet Food

Natura Pet Dog and cat food, treats recalled nationwide.

According to Natura, the affected products are sold through veterinary clinics and select pet specialty retailers nationwide and in Canada, Hong Kong, Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Australia, and Costa Rica, as well as online. No canned wet food or biscuits are affected by this announcement.

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Photo: Warwick Advertiser

Breeders Choice dog treat recall

 

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Breeder’s Choice Recalls Active Care Biscuits

 

 

Breeder’s Choice has issued a voluntary recall for a single batch of Active Care Biscuits-Healthy Dog Treats due to mold discovered in one of the lots of dog biscuits.

The following product is included in the recall:

Product Code/SKU/ Material #: BCP-080

UPC Code:  0130104895

Size: 24 oz.

Product Name: Active Care Biscuits-Healthy Dog Treats

Best Before Code: 19/Dec/2013

 

Source: http://www.petmd.com/news/alerts-recalls/nws-breeders-choice-recalls-active-care-biscuits#.UW7e-sqNAa4

Bravo recalled

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Bravo voluntarily recalled a limited amount of frozen raw foods for cats and dogs Wednesday because of their potential to be contaminated with salmonella. The list of products is here.