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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


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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Paying Double for Pet Food

Paying Double for Pet Food

Because USDA enforces law and the FDA doesn't, consumers pay double for illegal pet food ingredients ...
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A Pet Food Betrayal Like None Other

A Pet Food Betrayal Like None Other

Congress and FDA just eliminated laws that thousands of pets died for in 2007. We must demand those laws be ...
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Recalls


Nutrisca Issues Recall of Dry Dog Food Due to Elevated Levels of Vitamin D
Nutrisca, of Saint Louis, Missouri is voluntarily recalling one formula of Nutrisca® dry dog food due to it containing elevated ...
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Nutrisca Issues Recall of Dry Dog Food Due to Elevated Levels of Vitamin D

Natural Life Pet Products Issues Recall of Dry Food Due to Elevated Levels of Vitamin D
Natural Life Pet Products is voluntarily recalling Chicken & Potato dry dog food due to it containing elevated levels of ...
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Natural Life Pet Products Issues Recall of Dry Food Due to Elevated Levels of Vitamin D

Bravo Packing, Inc. Recalls Performance Dog Raw Pet Food Because of Possible Salmonella Health Risk
Bravo Packing, Inc. of Carneys Point, NJ is recalling all Performance Dog products, a frozen raw pet food, because it ...
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Bravo Packing, Inc. Recalls Performance Dog Raw Pet Food Because of Possible Salmonella Health Risk


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


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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10 Years of Pet Food Recalls

10 Years of Pet Food Recalls

What does 10 years of pet food recalls tell us? A lot ...
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The Magnitude of Pet Food Recalls

The Magnitude of Pet Food Recalls

When a pet food tells you a "limited amount" of pet food is being recalled - how much is that ...
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A $2.7 Billion Drop in Pet Food Sales

A $2.7 Billion Drop in Pet Food Sales

Worldwide pet food sales have dropped $2.7 billion dollars in the last two years ...
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Request Sent to FDA for Public Meeting with Pet Owners

Request Sent to FDA for Public Meeting with Pet Owners

It's time FDA meets face to face with pet owners and respond to their questions ...
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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