Archive for the ‘Pet Food News’ category

Blue Buffalo has issued a voluntary market withdrawal of 17 varieties of BLUE Divine Delights 3.5 oz. cups and BLUE Wilderness Trail Trays 3.5 oz. cups. This withdrawal is being executed due to a quality issue with the foil seal on the top of the cup. No other Blue Buffalo products (including any variety of…

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From the Flint River Ranch Company 2/21/2017: We launched Flint River Ranch baked foods for dogs and cats back in 1993. Since that time, thousands of pet parents have purchased these products and we remain very grateful for their support. Although we are no longer in business, we’re excited to announce that Flint River Ranch…

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Flint River Ranch, an MLM company that markets dog and cat foods has just announced that as of December 31, 2015, they will no longer be a network marketing company. As a distributor for Life’s Abundance for 17 years, I can only imagine what Flint River Ranch distributors are feeling and how devastated they are. …

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Nestlé Purina PetCare Company has signed an agreement to acquire Merrick Pet Care, Inc., one of the fastest-growing natural and organic pet food companies. Upon completion of the transaction, which is expected to close over the next several months, Merrick will continue to operate as an independent business, with no planned changes to its management…

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Life’s Abundance premium, grain-free foods for dogs and cats are formulated for all life stages. Packed with nourishing, high-quality ingredients, these delicious foods are perfectly balanced with all of the proteins, omega-3s, vitamins, minerals and other important nutrients pet kids need to thrive … without the grains. • Natural, grain-free food that’s holistically balanced for…

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Nestle Purina Petcare Company was hit with a class action lawsuit alleging that its Beneful dog food includes toxic substances which are capable of killing dogs. According to the Beneful class action lawsuit filed in a California federal court by plaintiff Frank Lucido on Feb. 5, Purina Beneful is responsible for making thousands of dogs…

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Merger to expand Del Monte’s presence in fast-growing pet specialty channel; sets the stage for Natural Balance’s continued growth SAN FRANCISCO – Del Monte Foods and Natural Balance Pet Foods®, Inc. announced today that the companies have signed a merger agreement. Natural Balance Pet Foods®, makers of super-premium pet food for dogs and cats sold throughout…

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The FDA has provided consumers with a new format for searching recent pet food recalls, food safety alerts, drug recalls and more .  For those that wish to become more aware of all recalled foods and drugs, this is a good page to bookmark. This new FDA recall announcement system is much easier to view…

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August 31, 2010 From Vin News Service: Veterinarians are trying to discern whether roughly a dozen dogs testing positive for hypercalcemia and consuming the same high-end diet is merely coincidence or a problem with the pet food in question. The reports have cropped up on the Veterinary Information Network (VIN), an online community for the…

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CBC News:  Announced today (August 9, 2010), Menu Foods announced a deal to be acquired by Simmons Pet Food of Arkansas for $239 million. The pet food maker was involved in the massive pet food recall in 2007 and had put itself up for sale. The firm recalled at least 60 million cans and pouches of…

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