Pet Food Uniform Regulatory Reform Act of 2024 (PURR Act) will result in even more tainted pet food

"PURR will result in even more tainted pet food, which means more sick and dead animals" - Nathan Winograd

Nathan Winograd – the voice of America’s displaced pets – says that the PURR Act will lead to more sick and dead animals as it will weaken oversight. He reports that there “have been 3,691 FDA pet product recalls,” and “the vast majority — 68% — were pet food related.” RELATED: How To Read …

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Review of 3,691 FDA pet food product recalls over the last 20 years

FDA pet product recall review

The Journal of Food Production analysed all 3,691 FDA (US Food and Drug Administration) pet food product recalls over the last 20 years (2003-2022). They found that the substantial majority of recalls at 68% specifically concerned pet food. Of these, over half were Class I recalls. This means that there was a “reasonable probability …

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In America you can now use pregabalin to calm down your cat before they visit the vet

In America, the FDA has approved pregabalin as an antianxiety drug to be given to cats before they visit a vet or in transportation

The FDA in America has approved pregabalin oral solution for alleviating anxiety associated with transportation and veterinary visits in cats to use their words. In America pregabalin oral solution is labelled Bonqat. You give it your cat 1.5 hours before they go to the vet and it can be given it on two consecutive …

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‘Many people use needles to poke a small hole in dog and cat food to poison dogs and cats’ in China

In China it is alleged that a person or persons are poisoning dogs and cats by injecting the poison into bags of cat and dog food on the shelves of retailers

This is what someone tweeted recently: “Nowadays, many people use needles to poke a small hole in the dog food and cat food delivered by others to poison them. And now there are people poisoning the grass on the road. Some people in my country have gone crazy. I don’t know what the situation …

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Myrtle Beach animal shelter imported unregulated drug from China to treat FIP

Riley ruled the roost in the office area of our Joe White Ave shelter

The Grand Strand Humane Society is an open admission animal shelter which takes in animals from Myrtle Beach, a city on the east coast of the USA. News media (Myrtle Beach SC News) has reported what I would call an uproar among people connected to the shelter and perhaps to a certain extent within …

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Integrity of US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in question on pet food quality

Vitamin D premix issue exposes possible cosy relationship between FDA and Hills

Susan Thixton on her website ends one of her articles with the sentence: “Is FDA protecting their friends in pet food again?” She knows the business inside out and she is alleging that a government agency, the FDA, lacks integrity and is working with, in this case, Hills Pet Food to protect the manufacturer. …

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