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FDA Says Sorry - we don't have the budget to enforce law

FDA Says Sorry – we don’t have the budget to enforce law

"Due to competing priorities and resource limitations"...we won't enforce law ...
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FDA admits: Pentobarbital in Pet Food More Of A Problem Than Originally Thought

FDA admits: Pentobarbital in Pet Food More Of A Problem Than Originally Thought

And...the FDA admits pets are a waste disposal system for industry ...
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Millions of Drowned Decomposing Livestock Animals allowed to be Rendered

Millions of Drowned Decomposing Livestock Animals allowed to be Rendered

Dead, decomposing animal carcasses that drown and laid in water for days are accepted in North Carolina to be rendered ...
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How Can This Be Allowed?

How Can This Be Allowed?

A Dead Animal Carcass Remover making pet food. It's illegal to use decomposing animal tissues in pet food, but that ...
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Is Change in Pet Food a Good Thing?

Is Change in Pet Food a Good Thing?

Do you know the changes that have been made to your pet food over the years? You might REALLY be ...
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FDA Investigates Potential Connection to Diet and Heart Disease in Dogs

FDA Investigates Potential Connection to Diet and Heart Disease in Dogs

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting pet owners and veterinary professionals about reports of canine dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) ...
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Pet Food Regulations


Senator Rand Paul Destroyed Pet Food Safety

Senator Rand Paul Destroyed Pet Food Safety

Senator Paul intentionally took action to delete pet food safety laws and permanently deny pet owners the right to know ...
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Pet Food Marketing has gotten so out of control...

Pet Food Marketing has gotten so out of control…

...you might not be able to tell the difference between pet food marketing and human food marketing ...
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What they consider as risk...Pet Food or Goldfish Crackers?

What they consider as risk…Pet Food or Goldfish Crackers?

A look into the twisted perspective of regulatory authorities. Pet food Salmonella is more important than Goldfish Crackers Salmonella ...
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Rad Cat didn't die...it was murdered

Rad Cat didn’t die…it was murdered

They intentionally ignored procedure, they intentionally mishandled a testing sample, they intentionally destroyed a quality pet food business ...
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Recalls


Smucker Company Issues Voluntary Recall of Specific Lots of 9Lives Protein Plus Wet, Canned Cat Food Due to Low Levels of Thiamine
Smucker Company today announced a voluntary recall of specific lots of 9Lives Protein Plus wet, canned cat food due to ...
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Smucker Company Issues Voluntary Recall of Specific Lots of 9Lives Protein Plus Wet, Canned Cat Food Due to Low Levels of Thiamine

Kroger Louisville Division Recalls Abound Chicken and Brown Rice Dog Food Because of Elevated Vitamin D Levels
Kroger Louisville division announced it has removed from sale Abound Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe dog food produced by the ...
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Kroger Louisville Division Recalls Abound Chicken and Brown Rice Dog Food Because of Elevated Vitamin D Levels

King Soopers and City Market Recalls Abound Chicken and Brown Rice Dog Food Because of Elevated Vitamin D Levels
King Soopers announced it has removed from sale Abound Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe dog food ...
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King Soopers and City Market Recalls Abound Chicken and Brown Rice Dog Food Because of Elevated Vitamin D Levels


Dr. Michael Fox


An Antibacterial Threat to Pets
Thanks to new research brought to our attention by Dr. Michael W. Fox, we have learned that antimicrobial additives can ...
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An Antibacterial Threat to Pets

Exercise Helps Dogs with Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Dr. Michael Fox shares some interesting information from a study showing exercise has clinically proven to help with IBD in ...
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Exercise Helps Dogs with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

From Pet Foods To Human Foods: Roundup
Monsanto complained vociferously to newspapers that carried my Animal Doctor column in which I cited a research study that reported ...
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From Pet Foods To Human Foods: Roundup


Dr. Cathy Alinovi


Why has my black cat’s coat has turned red?
Black coat color is produced by a pigment called melanin. Melanin is the same pigment in human skin that turns ...
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Why has my black cat’s coat has turned red?

What are the ingredients of vaccines?
The list of ingredients for most vaccines is proprietary information – this means vaccine companies are not required to disclose ...
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What are the ingredients of vaccines?

Cancer: what to do when your dog is diagnosed
Statistics presented by veterinary insurance companies report that 25% of dogs will develop cancer before they die. For some reason, ...
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Cancer: what to do when your dog is diagnosed


Pet Food News


Diet associated heart disease in dogs, "what we know"

Diet associated heart disease in dogs, “what we know”

A new paper gives pet owners clues into the current investigation of heart disease in dogs linked to pet food ...
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FDA Alerts Pet Owners about Potentially Toxic Levels of Vitamin D in Several Dry Pet Foods

FDA Alerts Pet Owners about Potentially Toxic Levels of Vitamin D in Several Dry Pet Foods

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is investigating the presence of elevated, potentially toxic levels of vitamin D in several ...
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Did Champion Pet Food use the same ingredient supplier as Gravy Train?

Did Champion Pet Food use the same ingredient supplier as Gravy Train?

A Freedom of Information Act request provided by FDA seems to link a pet food ingredient supplier of Gravy Train ...
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The List

The List

The 2019 List of pet foods that I would trust to feed my own pets is here! ...
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Petco moves to Not Sell Food and Treats with Artificial Ingredients

Petco moves to Not Sell Food and Treats with Artificial Ingredients

The pet food store chain Petco announced they will stop selling pet foods with "artificial ingredients". Is this a step ...
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Champion Pet Food Lawsuit Amended - 'risk of inclusion of Pentobarbital'

Champion Pet Food Lawsuit Amended – ‘risk of inclusion of Pentobarbital’

The class action lawsuit against Champion Pet Food (manufacturer of Orijen and Acana) has been amended in a concerning way ...
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Pets


FDA Alerts Pet Owners and Veterinarians About Potential for Neurologic Adverse Events with Certain Flea and Tick Products
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting pet owners and veterinarians to be aware of the potential for neurologic ...
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FDA Alerts Pet Owners and Veterinarians About Potential for Neurologic Adverse Events with Certain Flea and Tick Products

Replacement Pictures
Pictures posted of AAFCO members were taken down. Here are some fun replacement pictures ...
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Replacement Pictures