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Nature’s Recipe Oven Baked Biscuits with Real Chicken Recalled Because Of Salmonella Contamination Concerns

October 14, 2012
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Nature’s Recipe Oven Baked Biscuits with Real Chicken Recalled Because Of Salmonella Contamination Concerns

Nature’s Recipe, a pet food maker, has announced a voluntary recall of selected production runs of its Nature’s Recipe® Oven Baked Biscuits with Real Chicken due to concerns of Salmonella contamination. The company emphasizes that the recall is being conducted purely as a precautionary measure. No pet or consumer illnesses from this product have...

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FDA Investigates Animal Illnesses Linked to Jerky Pet Treats

September 19, 2012
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FDA Investigates Animal Illnesses Linked to Jerky Pet Treats

What is the issue? Since 2007, the FDA has become aware of increasing numbers of illnesses in pets associated with the consumption of jerky pet treats. The majority of complaints involve chicken jerky (treats, tenders, and strips), but others include duck, sweet potato, and treats where chicken or duck jerky is wrapped around dried...

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What Pet Stores Don’t Tell You

July 15, 2012
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What Pet Stores Don’t Tell You

Smart Money – sister publication of the Wall Street Journal – is continuing its series of the 10 things retailers won’t tell you, focusing this time on pet stores. Number one, says the magazine is that pet food and treats are more expensive at pet stores. Supermarkets, Target, Costco and other department stories as...

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First Human Connecticut Salmonella Case From Dog Food Found

May 7, 2012
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First Human Connecticut Salmonella Case From Dog Food Found

Hartford – The Connecticut Departments of Agriculture and Public Health are encouraging safe handling of pet food after a report of human illness in Connecticut was linked to a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Infantis associated with dog food. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is working with public health departments to investigate...

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