FDA finally admits thousands of pets died –

FDA finally admits thousands of pets died –

Friends, I personally would be very surprised if these are the actual numbers. I would suspect that there are many more and the owners have no clue as to what either made their pet sick or killed their pet.

 FDA Says 4,150 Pet Deaths Reported

April 30th, 2007
Lots of tidbits from this FDA release

And finally, an acknowledgment from the FDA that more than 16 pets may be dead.

All vegetable protein from China is being detained. It includes the following: Wheat Gluten, Rice Gluten, Rice Protein, Rice Protein Concentrate, Corn Gluten, Corn Gluten Meal, Corn By-Products, Soy Protein, Soy Gluten, Proteins (includes amino acids and protein hydrosylates), Mung Bean Protein.

* 1,950 cats and 2,200 dogs reported dead.
* FDA does not know the scope of the problem.
* Original source of toxins still not known.
* Firms got around Chinese inspection by saying it wasn’t food.
* New standards for import use established.

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Dozens of Chicken Farms Fed Toxic Pet Food

April 30th, 2007
38 poultry farms in Indiana were given melamine contaminated pet food in early February. Plus the number of pigs that may be tainted is now at 6,000. It keeps going, and going and …

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