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Posted on 03/19/2007 11:18:57 AM PDT by blam
More brands added to pet food recall
STREETSVILLE, Ontario, March 19 (UPI) -- Pet food manufacturer Menu Foods of Streetsville, Ontario, has added seven brands to its list of potentially dangerous pet foods.
The manufacturer issued a recall "cuts and gravy"-style cat and dog food brands including Americas Choice, Iams and President's Choice sold at stores across North America after it was revealed that the foods may contribute to kidney failure and death in cats and dogs, ABC News reported Monday.
At least 10 pet deaths have been linked to the recalled foods.
"It's very possible other companies will have to add to this recall," said Louise Murray, director of medicine for the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. "People need to keep updating themselves."
Kevin Whalen, spokesman for retailer PETCO, said the store has removed multiple foods, including some that were not listed in the recall, to be "extra careful."
"If it was even possible that certain pet food would be involved, we wanted to be safe," he said.
A full list of the recalled products is available at menufoods.com/recall/.
My girl Sarah eats right from the table - with me - and is in no danger, bless her heart! So much for all those geeks who said she should eat dog food.
What about all the old people and poor people tha eat dog food any case reported yet
Scores of types of wet-food products are involved, which Menu Foods details on its Internet site at menufoods.com/recall. As many as 60 million containers of wet food are reported to be involved in the recall, under 48 different brands of dog food and 40 different brands of cat food.
My four doggies get fresh baked chicken every day. (Click on my name to see my doggies.)
Here's a link to the site.
Cute dogs! Aren't wags & kisses the greatest? :o)
Thanks for posting this. Our five kitties are eating Purina canned food so there shouldn't be an issue. The website says the company doesn't know why this happened. I wonder if some sicko dumped anti-freeze into the "ingredient" before supplying it to the company. That causes renal failure, and almost killed one of our cats many years ago.
Looks like the website for the list has been swamped.
I can't get it to load.
Our girls eat dry Beneful and all the table scraps they can con us out of. Pepperoni slices for special treats.
Menu Foods said Friday that the products in question were made using wheat gluten from a new supplier and that the company now is using a difference source for this material.
Cornell also supplied researchers in the earlier recall case, which began in the fall of 2005 and continued into 2006. In that episode, at least 76 dog deaths across the U.S. were attributed to contaminated food produced by Diamond Pet Foods Inc. In that instance, food had been contaminated by toxic and naturally occurring, produced by fungus on corn and other grains. These produced liver damage, unlike the symptoms in the current recall.
Nah, they don't get sick. They've been eating chicken daily now for 10, 9, 8, 7 years. Thay have access to all the (top-of-the-line) dry dog food they want too.
Any dry food involved? Can't get to the site.
I don't know what my cat eats. Whatever is cheap. He's looking kind of ragged lately.
It's about time for a new cat anyway.
This is too much of a coincident who would benifit or have leverage??
Across the broad of cat food companies hit could it be the terrorist tell how easy it is to get into our food supply?
I sure am glad we do not used canned food. From what I have seen and read it appears to be limited to dry so for us that is good,
As far as I can tell, no dry foods are involved.