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Salmonella Contamination Recall Spreads To Pet Food

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Concerns over salmonella contamination in peanut-flavored pet food have PetSmart recalling seven dog biscuit products, according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA published a notice of voluntary recall issued by the company for its line of “Grreat Choice” dog biscuits sold between August 21, 2008, and January 19, 2009. According to PetSmart’s statement, the firm “is not aware of any reported cases of illness related to these products…” The move is precautionary and due to the fact that salmonella contaminated peanut products produced by Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) may be in the recalled dog food (biscuit). The company is advising consumers who have these products to stop using them at once. The recalled products are: Small Assorted 32 oz., UPC 73725702900 Small/Medium Assorted 4 lb., UPC 73725700601 Small/Medium Assorted 8 lb., UPC 73725700605 Small/Medium Assorted...

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Pet Food Lawsuit Settles

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DogExplorer.com News – The litigation against pet food companies that sold contaminated dog food is over with an announced settlement of $24 million. Send this story to a friend by clicking that little button that says “Bookmark,” then click “Email,” on the upper left hand side of the page! See more cool dog news videos. Your opinion? Discuss this story in our dog forum. It is free. It is also very important for you to please fill out our readership survey if you have not already done so. Please take a moment right now. Click here to fill out the survey. Thank...

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Diamond Pet Food Class Action Lawsuit Settles For 3.1 Million

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DogExplorer.com News – Diamond Pet Food has announced a settlement in the class action lawsuit claiming death or injury due to pet food contaminated with aflatoxin mold poisoning. The settlement is modest as class action litigation goes with the total amount “of $3.1 million to pay for valid claims and for Court awarded...

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Pet Food Recall: Cross-Contamination Expands List for Menu Foods

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DogExplorer.com News – Menu Foods expanded their recalled pet food list after a customer complaint alerted them to cross-contamination between melamine tainted products and those made without the contaminated wheat gluten. Internal testing confirmed cross-contamination had occurred in the manufacturing facility. So far other manufacturers have not recalled pet food for cross-contamination. The FDA list, however, has grown almost daily since it began in mid-March. Reporting by Jaime Martin Please visit this thread in our forum for the details about this dog food recall and a list of dog food brands recalled by Menu Foods and others: Pet Food Recall List. If you have any concern about the health of your dog contact your vet at once. Looking for premium dog food for your special friends? We have a great selection of Sojourner Farms raw dog food, Karma Organics...

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Pet Food Recall: FDA Expands Testing For Melamine – Some Hogs & Poultry Suspected

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DogExplorer.com News – In the wake of the broadening pet food recall the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) announced it will expand testing of imported products including corn meal, rice bran and soy protein, in addition to wheat gluten and rice protein concentrate, in an effort to stay ahead of any possible contamination. These products are used...

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