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FDA Update on Chicken Jerky from China

The FDA has posted the following questions and answers regarding Chicken Jerky Treats. This report is updated as of March 2012. Questions and Answers Regarding Chicken Jerky Treats Why did FDA issue a cautionary update in November 2011? In 2011, FDA saw an increase in the number of complaints it received of dog illnesses associated […]


Alert-Check Sweet Potato Treats

Just when you thought that it is only chicken jerky treats made in China to worry about, here’s another problem China-made dog treat. Sweet potato treats from China are causing health problems in dogs too, according to the Veterinary Information Network (V|N). Dr. Eric Barchas, a veterinarian, says “no jerky, regardless of where it comes […]


Alert-Purina Dog Food Recall

August 30, 2013 Purina PetCare Co. has recalled certain lots of Purina One Beyond dog food due to possible risk of salmonella. For more information, please go to Purine One Beyond Dog Food Recall.

Alerts Horse Articles

ASPCA Urgent Alert – Horses in Danger

The United States Department of Agriculture approved an application for horse slaughter inspections at a plant in Roswell, New Mexico and grant inspections at horse slaughter plants in Missouri and Iowa for Monday, July 1st (2013). The Safeguard American Food Exports Act (SAFE) will prohibit the slaughter of horses for human consumption in the U.S. […]


Alerts-Purina One, Royal Canin

Purina One Beyond Cat Food – mold was found in a bag of food and consumer reported it to Purina, FDA, Department of Agriculture and store of purchase. Royal Canin recalls heating/cooling mats for dogs and cats. Mats contain diethyline glycol, a potentially dangerous chemical released from mat if it is damaged. The mats were […]


Recent Recalls of Pet Products

Here is a list of some pet products recently recalled. Virbac – 6 lots of Iverhart Plus Flavored Chewables Breeders Choice Active Care Biscuits – Healthy Dog Treats Natura Pet – certain Karma Dog foods Natura Pet – some Innova dry dog, cat and ferret food products Natura Pet – some Evo dry dog, cat […]


Information on Recalls

Unfortunately the past few years have seen a tremendous increase in the number of pet food recalls. We would like to bring your attention to 2 sites online that will keep you updated on all pet food information. They are Susan Thixton’s and the Dog Food Advisor. Both will provide you with detailed information […]


Recall-Diamond Pet Foods

Diamond Pet Foods is recalling some products including Premium Edge Finicky Adult Formula dry cat food, Premium Edge Senior Cat Hairball Management Formula dry cat food, Premium Edge Kitten Formula dry cat food, Diamond Naturals Kitten Formula dry cat food and 4health All Life Stages Formula dry cat food due to a low level of […]


Recalls-Honest Kitchen, Kaytee, Nutri-Vet, Hy-Vee, Kasel

February 2013 Update – Kasel Associates Industries is recalling all pet treats manufactured from April 20 thru September 19, 2012, due to potential salmonella contamination. Honest Kitchen is voluntarily recalling 5 lots of Verve, Zeal and Thrive pet food products produced between August and November, 2012. There is a potential for salmonella contamination in these […]