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Mice Direct recalling frozen mice.

Image via Wikipedia Frozen mice and other reptile feed Frozen reptile feed (mice, rats and chicks) is being recalled because it could potentially be contaminated with salmonella, the FDA announced. Georgia company Mice Direct is recalling the critters, which were distributed in all states except Hawaii through pet stores and by mail order and direct delivery. Human illnesses that may be related to the frozen reptile feed have been reported in 17 states. The recalled product should not be fed to animals, even after heating in a microwave, because the heating may not be adequate … 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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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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