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Jr. Texas Taffy Pet Treats Recalled Due to Potential Salmonella Exposure
A public recall has been issued for Jr. Texas Taffy pet treats due to concerns that some of the ingestible treats have been exposed to the Salmonella bacterium. This recall is in effect throughout the U.S. The products recall includes all lots up to and including 10364, and item number 27077, UPC code 02280827077. At this date, no injuries or illnesses have been reported in relation to this...
Kroger Co. Recalls Pet Foods Across 19 States
The Kroger Co. has issued an active recall for select packages of Old Yeller dog foods, Pet Pride cat foods, and Kroger Value dog and cat foods. While there have been no reports of related injury, the recall is based on concerns that these products may contain aflatoxin, a toxic but naturally occurring mycotoxin that is produced by the Aspergillus fungus.  Aflatoxins are known carcinogens and...
Blue Buffalo Company Recalls Select Dog Foods
A recall of dog foods made by the Blue Buffalo Company has been voluntarily initiated by the company after reports that excessive amounts of vitamin D had been detected in several of their products. Cat foods are not included in this recall. In both FDA and Blue Buffalo issued press releases, the following foods were listed in the mandatory recall: Blue Wilderness Chicken in 4.5 lb., 11 lb.,...
Eukanuba, Iams Recalled for Salmonella Contamination
A number of dry cat and dog foods have been voluntarily recalled by The Proctor and Gamble Company (P&G) based on findings that the foods had been potentially exposed to the Salmonella bacteria. This action has been taken as a precautionary measure, as no illnesses related to the salmonella bacteria have been reported in connection with any of the foods. The affected products include Iams...
Nutro Products Cat Food Items are Recalled
Nutro Products, a Tennessee-based manufacturer of dog and cat food, has announced a voluntary recall of select varieties of NUTRO® NATURAL CHOICE® COMPLETE CARE® Dry Cat Foods and NUTRO® MAX® Cat Dry Foods with "Best If Used By Dates" between May 12, 2010 and August 22, 2010. The recall is "due to incorrect levels of zinc and potassium in our finished product resulting from a production...
Can My Pet Contract the Swine Flu?
Updated June 11, 2009As the swine influenza has become a worldwide pandemic, many questions have arisen. What scientists have discovered is that the strain of the flu virus (H1N1) -- which as of June 11, 2009 has been confirmed in 74 countries with 28,774 cases in humans, including 144 deaths -- is a combination of swine, avian, and human influenzas. What does this mean for our...