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Kroger Pet Food Recall

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In a press statement issued on December 18, 2010, Kroger said it has issued a recall on some Kroger pet food sold in some of its retail stores because the products may contain aflatoxin, which poses a health risk to pets. According to the company, Kroger stores in the following states are included in this recall: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia. The retailer said the pet food recall also includes Dillons and Gerbes stores in Kansas and Missouri;...

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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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Pedigree Dog Food Recall

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There has been a voluntarily recall of a limited number of PEDIGREE Complete Nutrition Small Crunchy Bites bags due to concerns about salmonella contamination. Only product sold in California and Nevada is involved, and only dog food sold in Costco and Albertson’s stores. The Pedigree brand is made by Mars Petcare, who issued a statement saying, “There have been no complaints or reports of injury resulting from consumption or handling of the recalled product.” Here are the key facts according to statements issued by Mars Petcare: This effects dog food purchased in California and Nevada only. The recall applies only to product sold at Costco and Albertsons. The product is PEDIGREE Complete Nutrition Small Crunchy Bites. Look for a Best Buy Date of 07/2009. You’ll find the Best Buy Date Location on the back of bag. If you have...

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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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