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  • Nestle accused of using slave-caught fish in cat food

    08/28/2015 10:44:40 AM PDT · by AbolishCSEU · 34 replies
    Yahoo News/AFP ^ | 8/28/2015
    New York (AFP) - Swiss food giant Nestle is being sued in the United States for allegedly knowingly allowing its Fancy Feast cat food to contain fish from a Thai supplier that uses slave labor.
  • Natura Again Recalls Innova, EVO, California Natural and Others

    06/19/2013 7:47:30 AM PDT · by chessplayer
    June 18, 2013 – Natura Pet Products of Fremont, Nebraska, has today announced it is voluntarily recalling specific lots of dry pet food because they may be contaminated with Salmonella. The recall includes specific lots of these brands… Innova EVO California Natural Healthwise Karma Mother Nature No canned food is affected by this announcement.
  • President Obama's Cat-Food Future For Retirees

    01/17/2013 7:58:38 AM PST · by IBD editorial writer · 30 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 16 Jan 2012 | Editorial
    The Obama Economy: Americans are drawing down their 401(k)s for nonretirement needs in record numbers, just as Social Security goes bust. This portends poverty for millions as the White House fiddles. Cat food, anyone? One out of four U.S. workers with 401(k) retirement savings accounts has been forced to cash them out or borrow from them at high costs just to stay solvent. The Washington Post, citing a report from financial advisory firm HelloWallet, said the withdrawals have drained $70 billion, or an astonishing near-quarter of the total $293 billion, in America's retirement accounts "undermining already shaky retirement security for...
  • (Felis Cattus vanity) Looking for canned cat food recommendations

    09/11/2010 10:26:40 AM PDT · by martin_fierro · 91 replies
    9/11/10 | marty_f
    Looking for canned cat food recommendations (for my cats, wiseguy). We tried Fancy Feast for awhile, but las kittehs appear to like it not. I've read a couple of the cat food threads on FR from around the time of the cat food recall back in 2007 (here and here), but wanted to hear what canned foods that people recommend/are feeding their cats these days.
  • 'Iams' brand cat food recalled

    07/26/2010 8:14:44 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 26 replies · 3+ views
    Consumer products giant Procter & Gamble Co. said Sunday it is voluntarily recalling two lots of Iams brand prescription renal dry cat food because it could be contaminated with salmonella. The products are available by prescription through veterinary clinics. No illnesses have been reported, but an FDA analysis identified positive results on two lots of Iams Veterinary Formulas Feline Renal 5.5 lbs: numbers 01384174B4 0 19014 21405 1 and 01384174B2 0 19014 21405 1. Codes are found in the lower right corner on the back of the bag. Anyone owning the food should throw it out. Pets can become infected...
  • ZOT!! What is really going to happen? (Vanity)

    05/19/2010 6:15:39 PM PDT · by Shooterbug · 168 replies · 3,438+ views
    I know there is a lot of speculation on what will happen in the next few years, but I would really like to know if anyone has a real good sense of what will be going on in a few years. I would like to be prepared, but don't want to over prepare. Is there a real good sense of what is coming in the next few years? I have the ammunition I need, but is it really necessary to stockpile food. Just curious as to what other here are doing. Thanks
  • BOYCOTT!

    01/13/2009 6:02:57 AM PST · by cymry8 · 127 replies · 5,036+ views
    1/13/09 | Cymry8
    It looks as though the USSC or for that matter any of our elected representatives are going to do anything to call into question Barrack Obama's foreign national status. So, it's up to us (American Citizens) to apply the pressure to get them to take notice. We can BOYCOTT any spending on luxury/non-essential items. This will get the governments attention. Pay your bills but don't spend your tax refund, don't spend your stimulus payment. Call in to local radio talk shows.......you know the drill. If it's good enough for Jesse Jackson, then it is certainly good enough for us in...
  • Comments from an Obama voter (not trolling ) You've had your fun, ZOT!

    11/07/2008 10:40:35 AM PST · by Traviswf · 657 replies · 17,331+ views
    Traviswf
    Hi there. I voted for Obama, but have been reading a lot of Freerepublic lately to see how the other side is reacting. I'm not trying to troll here - honestly - but if you feel I am, that's understandable. I just wanted to offer a perspective on this that I think may be interesting to some of you. Oh, and this is much longer than I intended. And I'm fairly certain I'm not posting this the right way...for which I apologize. When Bush was elected in 2000, I was upset. And yes, I whined about him "stealing" the election....
  • Among Fat Cats, Diabetes Numbers Are On The Rise

    01/05/2008 12:30:40 PM PST · by JACKRUSSELL · 13 replies · 75+ views
    Rochester Post-Bulletin ^ | January 5, 2007 | By Jennifer Mann
    (KANSAS CITY, Mo.) -- ......While there is not full agreement as to the causes, in general experts say the soaring rates of diabetes in the pet population -- and cats in particular -- mimic the reasons that it has become epidemic in the people population: increasingly sedentary lifestyles coupled with copious consumption of highly refined foods. ......While there is a debate on the cause of the rising numbers of cats with diabetes, one theory gaining traction is that much of the dry cat food is too high in carbohydrates and too low in protein. ......people and cats have vastly different...
  • You Saw it Here First !!!

    10/30/2007 12:25:52 PM PDT · by genefromjersey · 2 replies · 87+ views
    Finneran Lane ^ | 10/30/07 | vanity
    THIS JUST IN !!! Unbelievable photos !
  • Found it! Safe Cat Food List - Products NOT included in the Cat Food Recall.

    07/06/2007 4:45:14 AM PDT · by yankeedame · 27 replies · 2,674+ views
    Safe Cat Food List - Products not included in the Cat Food Recall. Click to view the Cat Food Review and Cat Food Ratings Acana Pet Foods Active Care Cat Food Advanced Pet Diets Select Choice Artemis - Holistic Cat Food AUNT JENI'S Cat Food AvoDerm Natural Cat Food Azmira Holistic Animal Care Cat Food Back to Basics Cat Food Bench & Field Cat Food Bil-Jac Cat Food Blackwood & Adirondack cat foods Blue Seal® branded canned pet products Brandon Farms® brand of organic dry and canned foods Bravo Cat Food Breeder's Choice Cat Food Burns Natural Cat Food By...
  • Menu Foods Says It's Ready to Process Claims from Pet Owners (Must Read for Pet Owners)

    05/19/2007 10:53:22 AM PDT · by greyfoxx39 · 36 replies · 786+ views
    Consumer Affairs.com ^ | May 17, 2007 | Lisa Wade McCormick
    Menu Foods has posted claims information on its Web site for pet owners whose pets were killed or injured by contaminated feed. The Canadian-based company in March recalled more than 60 million containers of melamine-tainted pet food -- linked to the deaths and illnesses of thousands of dogs and cats nationwide -- and now says it will “address any reasonable expense incurred by pet owners that we can identify as being caused by contamination of Menu Foods’ products.” The company also advised pet owners of the ramifications of settling directly with Menu Foods instead of joining one of the more...
  • Pet food insider sold shares before recall: CFO calls sale a 'horrible coincidence'

    04/10/2007 9:30:17 AM PDT · by GMMAC · 25 replies · 1,614+ views
    Toronto Globe & Mail ^ | Tuesday, April 10, 2007 | Keith McArthur
    Pet food insider sold shares before recall CFO calls sale a 'horrible coincidence' Keith McArthur Toronto Globe and Mail (Business Section) Tuesday, April 10, 2007 The chief financial officer of Menu Foods Income Fund says it's a "horrible coincidence" that he sold nearly half his units in the troubled pet food maker less than three weeks before a massive recall of tainted pet food. Insider trading reports show that Mark Wiens sold 14,000 units for $102,900 on Feb. 26 and Feb. 27. Those shares would be worth $62,440 today, based on yesterday's close of $4.46 a unit. That represented...
  • Recall expanded to some dry cat food

    03/30/2007 6:19:26 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 70 replies · 1,422+ views
    Boston Globe/AP ^ | March 30, 2007
    Recall expanded to some dry cat food By Andrew Bridges, Associated Press Writer March 30, 2007 WASHINGTON --Federal testing of recalled pet foods turned up a chemical used to make plastics but failed to confirm the presence of a cancer drug also used as rat poison. The recall expanded Friday to include the first dry pet food. The Food and Drug Administration said Friday it found melamine in samples of the Menu Foods pet food involved in the original recall and in imported wheat gluten used as an ingredient in the company's wet-style products. Cornell University scientists also found melamine...
  • Pet deaths prompt recall of pet food

    03/16/2007 2:53:30 PM PDT · by Dysart · 289 replies · 16,858+ views
    AP via Yahoo! ^ | 3-16-07 | ANDREW BRIDGES
    WASHINGTON - A major manufacturer of dog and cat food sold under Wal-Mart, Safeway, Kroger and other store brands recalled 60 million containers of wet pet food Friday after reports of kidney failure and deaths. An unknown number of cats and dogs suffered kidney failure and about 10 died after eating the affected pet food, Menu Foods said in announcing the North American recall. Product testing has not revealed a link explaining the reported cases of illness and death, the company said."At this juncture, we're not 100 percent sure what's happened," said Paul Henderson, the company's president and chief executive...
  • FreeRepublic Policy Statement

    03/03/2007 5:38:03 PM PST · by ZULU · 534 replies · 7,144+ views
    FrreRepublic ^ | Unknown | Jim Robinson
    "Therefore, we wholeheartedly support the Bush Doctrine of pre-emptive strikes on known terrorist states and organizations that are believed to present a clear threat to our freedom or national security. We support our military, our troops and our Commander-in-Chief and we oppose turning control of our government back over to the liberals and socialists who favor appeasement, weakness, and subserviency. We do not believe in surrendering to the terrorists as France, Germany, Russia and Spain have done and as Kerry, Kennedy, Clinton and the Democrats, et al, are proposing. As a conservative site, Free Republic is pro-God, pro-life, pro-family, pro-Constitution,...
  • Vanity: I have a dilemma regarding my cat

    06/28/2006 9:00:54 PM PDT · by Huntress · 276 replies · 2,321+ views
    self | 6/28/06 | Huntress
    Dear FReeper animal lovers: I have a dilemma regarding my cat and could use some advice. I have had Norman the cat for six years and he is a very beloved pet and companion. He got sick this morning, and my vet says he must have surgery or he will die. Here is the problem: the vet quoted me a price of $1800 (yes, $1800) for Norman's treatment; this includes what he has already done in an attempt to cure the cat without surgery, the surgery itself, and care after the surgery. $1800 is a tremendous amount of money but...
  • I've given up on trying to teach anyone here anything (They gave Socrates hemlock, now this guy.)

    02/12/2006 7:39:47 AM PST · by a true thinker · 336 replies · 7,739+ views
    There's no helping you. This site is now just a diversion -- like a train wreck. This site is inherently for and about raving egomaniacs, and Jim's site policies -- which amount to excluding reality and actual dialogue in favor of political/militaristic pornography -- is conducive to cognitive dissonance, which at the times your worldview is threatened leads you into psychotic breaks (on the political cognitive plane, that is, and just maybe in other realms too). Not to mention that your baseline politics is based in mythology about American demographics, science, economics, ethics etc. You spoonfeed each other in the...
  • Bye-bye Delay! So long crooks! Goodbye world, I'm gone by ZOT!

    01/08/2006 6:43:32 PM PST · by SoLongCrooks · 317 replies · 9,527+ views
    Yaa, you repukes are not doing so well, huh? Imagine, you repukes control the presidency, both houses of Congress, and appointed 7 of the 9 Supreme Court justices. Yet the Supreme Court thre out sodomy laws in all 50 states and recognized the right of government to seize land for any reason. And you couldn't pass your Social Security changes could you? Sorry, that was your last shot. Come November, we're going to start seeing more Democratic faces in the House. It's the end for you guys. You guys are celebrating when Bush's numbers go *up* to 45%. Then Faux...
  • Bush's Job Growth WORST in 50 Years (Roll out the red carpet for this “staunch Bush supporter.”)

    01/03/2006 8:29:33 AM PST · by intruder alert · 344 replies · 12,727+ views
    bopnews ^ | Hale Stewart
    Bush’s giant Right Wing Noise Machine (RWNM) loves to preach about the Bush economic miracle. In fact, the RWNM’s current thinking is Bush doesn’t spend enough time talking about his economic triumphs. If only he did, then everyone would fall in line and believe in the great Bush economic miracle. There is one problem with this argument: it’s a lie. Any way you look at the Bush economy, it comes up short. Today, I want to compare Bush’s job creation record with other economic recoveries. As usual, Bush comes up way short. The national Bureau of Economic Research has identified...