Saturday, April 28, 2007

Still more foods added to pet food recall

From the Daily Star in New York: Chenango Valley Pet Foods of Sherburne has begun voluntarily recalling pet foods manufactured with a certain shipment of rice protein concentrate, according to a media release from the company.

The action was taken after the company was informed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that it shipped a concentrate contaminated with melamine, an industrial chemical used to make plastics and fertilizers that may lead to illness or fatalities if consumed by animals. The pet foods were sold to customers in Wisconsin, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania, which in turn sold the products to their customers through mail order catalogs and retail outlets. Read more.

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