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Canada to review need for pet-food regulation

April 23, 2007

The expanding pet-food recall that started with Ontario-based Menu Foods Inc. has prompted the government to consider whether pet foods should be regulated in Canada.


AVMA, AAVLD spearhead national survey to gather DVM data on pet food recall

April 13, 2007

National Report - A national survey to gauge the impact of the contaminated pet food following the massive recall was launched late yesterday.

Pet food crisis

April 13, 2007

Menu Foods pet-food recall was estimated at snaring 1 percent of all pet food. As the recall list grew, so did DVM Newsmagazine's coverage. Click here for more coverage


AVMA issues bulletin on home-cooked pet foods

April 9, 2007

National Report - 4/9/07 - In response to pet-owner concerns after the large-scale recall of some pet foods, the American Veterinary Medical Association issued guidelines on making home-cooked meals for pets while reiterating that non-recalled pet foods remain the best option.

Congress members call for answers on recalled pet foods

April 4, 2007

National Report - 4/4/07 - Members of Congress are joining a rapidly expanding hue and cry over last month's recall of tainted pet foods, with at least three lawmakers demanding answers from the Food and Drug Administration and Menu Foods.

Pet-food crisis: DVMS swamped with calls, visits after recall

April 1, 2007

National Report - 4/1/07 - Worried pet owners nationwide flooded veterinary practices with calls last month, after nearly 1 percent of the pet food sold in the United States was recalled and later reported to have been contaminated with a rodent-killing toxin.

Recall got you reeling?

April 5, 2006

Veterinary Economics asked some folks in the field how they're handling the pet food recall. Here are their tips from the trenches.


Fort Dodge recall panel not yet named

November 1, 2004

WASHINGTON—The Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) independent advisory council to evaluate Fort Dodge's Proheart 6 had yet to be named at presstime.


Fort Dodge calls for 'expeditious review' following recall

October 1, 2004

OVERLAND PARK, KAN—Fort Dodge Animal Health is calling for an expeditious independent review of its injectable heartworm preventive Proheart 6, which was a casualty in a voluntary recall by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).


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