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  1. Linda Leonard Hughes

    What other things are pet food corporations going to tell us next? Lies, Lies! Knowledge is Freedom!!!

  2. Kathryn Smith

    Can you spell ‘Double Speak’ — this sounds just like everything else the Government tells us –
    I’m from the Government and I’m here to help you.

    Thank goodness we are still allowed to buy raw meat in the grocery store — but I bet that within the next 25 years or less that will be a thing of the past.

  3. Ellie

    Just plain corruption.

  4. Peter

    Such claims effectively establish intent to proffer the product as a drug. In this instance, since the product would not have been subject to the normal premarket clearance mechanism to demonstrate safety and efficacy—as required for drugs—it is unsafe by definition.

    As such, dog food products with labels bearing drug claims are subject to regulation by the FDA’s Center for Veterinary Medicine as drugs as well as foods. A manufacturer must then remove these claims to restore its regulatory status to only food. “Enforcement discretion” is simply wrong.

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