The FDA has cautioned against the use of unapproved animal product, Douxo Seborrhea Shampoo (0.1% phytosphingosine) distributed by Sogeval Laboratories, Inc. of Coppell, Texas after recently receiving a report of the death of a woman associated with the use of the product on her dog.
We reported recently on an Iams pet food “product pull” and what it means. Iams has now elevated the pull to a Recall “due to aflatoxin levels that were detected above the acceptable limit.” Crops that can be affected include corn, rice, wheat, sorghum and pearl millet; oilseeds – peanut, cotton, sunflower, soybean; spices – […]
May 2014 [[Image:|right|400px|Chicken Jerky]]This is a current FDA report on Toxic Jerky Treats. May 16, 2014 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is providing an update on its ongoing investigation into pet illnesses and deaths in animals that ate jerky pet treats. This update includes the latest information about complaints of illnesses, FDA’s collaboration with […]
The FDA has issued the following advisory regarding reactions to NSAIDs. NSAIDs are not approved in the U.S. for long-term use in cats. The FDA has also placed a warning label on Metacam for use in cats. NSAIDs in veterinary use include carprofen (Rimadyl), indomethacin, etodolac (EctoGesic), meloxicam (metacam), zubrin (tepoxalin), previcox (firocoxilin), Novox (generic […]