Recalls and warnings regarding pet food and treats have been making the headlines lately. A few to pass along:
- Bravo! Pet Food issued a nationwide recall on multiple products due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. Read more via Pet Food Express: www.petfoodexpress.com/news/detail/bravo-issues-nationwide-recall/
- In a recent update, the FDA said it had received 1,000+ reports of dog deaths after pets ate Chinese-made chicken, duck or sweet potato jerky treats. The FDA began cautioning consumers in 2007 and continues to do so: www.fda.gov/forconsumers/consumerupdates/ucm092802.htm
- Related: Petco and PetSmart have announced that they are ending the sale of dog and cat treats made in China: www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-petco-china-dog-cat-treats-20140520-story.html
You can stay up-to-date with animal/veterinary recalls and withdrawals here: www.fda.gov/AnimalVeterinary/SafetyHealth/RecallsWithdrawals/default.htm
Talk with your primary care veterinarian if you have questions about what to feed your pet.