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FDA Recall for Filet Square & Texas Hold’ems 10oz bag because of possible Salmonella contamination

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 16, 2010 – Merrick Pet Care, Inc. of Amarillo, Texas is recalling all lots of its 10 oz “Beef Filet Squares” for Dogs and “Texas Hold’ems” pet treats because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products. People handling the treats can become infected with Salmonella, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the chews or any surfaces exposed to these products. Consumers should dispose of these products … Continue reading

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Recall: Iams veterinary formula cat food recalled

Proter and Gamble issued a voluntarily recall of two specific lots of a prescription-only renal cat food that is sold by veterinarians. The food could be tainted with salmonella. The following products are included:  Iams Veterinary Formulas Feline Renal food 5.5 lbs, lot code 01384174B4, UPC code 0 19014 21405 1; and lot code 01384174B2, UPC code 0 19014 21405 1. Two lots of this prescription-only food have been recalled today. The product is available by prescription from veterinarians. No illnesses have been reported, but an FDA analysis yielded a positive result on the lot … Continue reading

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Recall Alert: Purina horse feed and poultry feed recall

Purina Mills is voluntarily recalling two types of feed because of metal fragments found in the mixes. There have been some complaints but no reports of injury or damage to animals has been reported yet. Below is the FDA’s recall: Purina Mills Undertakes Limited Recall of Strategy® Horse Feed and Layena® Poultry Feed Contact: Jeanne Forbis: 651-481-2071 or 612-308-5441 David Karpinski: 651-481-2360 Products Distributed in Mississippi, Arkansas, Kentucky,Tennessee, Alabama, Indiana, Missouri and Virginia FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — St. Louis, Mo., April 16, 2010 — Purina Mills, LLC, is voluntarily recalling two specific lots of 50-pound … Continue reading

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FDA seeking injunction against Franck’s Compounding Lab

Here’s a notice from the FDA regarding Franck’s Compounding Lab of Ocala, FL.: SILVER SPRING, Md., April 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Food and Drug Administration is seeking an injunction in federal court against Franck’s Compounding Lab of Ocala, Fla., to prevent the company from introducing adulterated, misbranded, and unsafe animal drugs into interstate commerce. The FDA is concerned that the company’s continued compounding practices pose a significant public health risk, as evidenced by the deaths of 21 polo ponies April 19, 2009, before a match in the U.S. Open Polo Championships, after having been given … Continue reading

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