Sep
2
2014
The recent recall of 22 bags of PEDIGREE® Adult Complete Nutrition dry dog food sold to Dollar General stores in four U.S. states has been expanded to include 55-pound bags sold in Sam's Club in Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio....more
Aug
27
2014
According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Mars Petcare US has announced a voluntary recall of 22 bags of PEDIGREE® Adult Complete Nutrition dry dog food products due to the possible presence of a foreign material. The bags were produced in one manufacturing facility and shipped to one retail customer. The facility production line has been shut down until this issue is resolved. ...more
Jun
3
2014
According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Hill's Pet Nutrition, Inc. of Topeka, Kan., is voluntarily recalling 62 bags of Science Diet® Adult Small & Toy Breed™ dry dog food as they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The product was part of a single production run and was distributed to 17 veterinary clinics and pet store customers in California, Hawaii, and Nevada between April 24 and May 13, 2014. ...more
May
29
2014
According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Pet Center, Inc. is voluntarily recalling its 3-ounce bag of Lamb Crunchy's dog treats due to possible Salmonella contamination....more
May
15
2014
According to the Pet Nutrition Alliance and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Bravo is recalling select lots and products of Bravo Pet Food because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes....more
May
2
2014
Banfield Pet Hospital released the State of Pet Health 2014 Report on April 15. Collected from the more than 850 Banfield veterinary hospitals, which are located in 43 states nationwide, the report summarizes medical data collected from more than 2.3 million dogs and 470,000 cats cared for at Banfield hospitals. What the data reveals is a shocking increase in infectious diseases in the nation’s pets....more
Apr
10
2014
According to the Pet Nutrition Alliance, the Robert Abady Dog Food Co., LLC, of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., is recalling its 2 lb., 5 lb., and 15 lb. boxes of "Abady Highest Quality Maintenance & Growth Formula for Cats" because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Those infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. ...more
Mar
3
2014
It’s a battle for so many of us, and it’s affecting more and more people every year: the battle of the bulge. And now, many of us are finding that our pets are facing weight issues as well. While obesity is on the rise for both humans and their pets, the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) hopes to do something about the problem (for pets, anyway)....more

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