Archive for the ‘Pet Products Safety Alerts’ category

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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WOAI News has published a story on a San Antonio woman who believes Nutro Lamb and Rice dog food caused the death of her two dogs. SAN ANTONIO — A San Antonio woman believes a popular kind of dog food she gave to her two dogs made them so sick, she had to put them…

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This started out ONLY on the East Coast.  As you can see California has been added to the list which means this food could be ANYWHERE, and it is also coming out of the Missouri plant.  Be vigilant.  If someone says their pet is sick or they are feeling sick while feeding Diamond products, PLEASE…

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May 13, 2011 – FDA Issues Caution to Pet Owners with the Use of an Unapproved Pet Shampoo Product The FDA’s Center for Veterinary Medicine is alerting pet owners to use caution with the use of an unapproved animal drug product, Douxo Seborrhea Shampoo (0.1% phytosphingosine), distributed by Sogeval Laboratories, Inc. of Coppell, Texas after…

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“Creative Pet Products and MAI/Genesis (Veterinary Concepts), both of Wisconsin, have recalled thousands of kits because the alcohol prep pads and sterile lubricant jelly could be contaminated with Bacillus cereus bacteria.” A recall that began with human products has now been extended to first-aid kits used for horses and dogs.  “The kits were distributed in…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 3, 2011 Keys Manufacturing Company, Inc. of Paris, IL is recalling Pig Ears for Pet Treats because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products. People handling dry pet food and/or treats can become…

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An autoimmune skin disease called Pemphigus foliaceus, or PF, has been linked to ProMeris Flea and Tick treament  for Dogs (Metaflumizone-amitraz), thus the product was discontinued by Pfizer. According to the original article in Veterinary Practice News: “PF is the most common spontaneously occurring autoimmune skin disease of dogs and typically displays as lesions on…

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