Alerts & Recalls

PetMD Editorial
Dec 02,2009

As 2009 winds down to a close you may be considering ridding yourself of some of the clutter that has built up over the year -- the better to begin the new year fresh and clean. Along with the receipts you will never need for your tax returns, the gifts from last year that you never used -- that… Read More

PetMD Editorial
May 22,2009

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… Read More

PetMD Editorial
May 06,2009

Updated June 11, 2009 As 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 --… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Apr 29,2009

We now know that the identity of the virus, which was first isolated from a pig in 1930, has changed. The swine influenza virus, a type A virus, is made up of a specific genetic sequence of hemagglutinin (H) and neuraminidase (N) proteins. According to the American Association of Swine… Read More