Alerts & Recalls

Blue Buffalo Company Recalls Select Dog Foods

Blue Buffalo Company Recalls Select Dog Foods

Victoria Heuer
Oct 13, 2010

A recall of dog foods made by the Blue Buffalo Company has been voluntarily initiated by the company after reports that excessive amounts of vitamin D had been detected in several of their products. Cat foods are not included in this recall. In...
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Eukanuba, Iams Recalled for Salmonella Contamination

Eukanuba, Iams Recalled for Salmonella Contamination

Victoria Heuer
Aug 05, 2010

A number of dry cat and dog foods have been voluntarily recalled by The Proctor and Gamble Company (P&G) based on findings that the foods had been potentially exposed to the Salmonella bacteria. This action has been taken as a precautionary...
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End of Year Pantry Check: 2009 Pet Food Recalls

End of Year Pantry Check: 2009 Pet Food Recalls

Victoria Heuer
Dec 02, 2009

As 2009 winds down to a close you may be considering ridding yourself of some of the clutter that has built up over the year -- the better to begin the new year fresh and clean. Along with the receipts you will never need for your tax returns,...
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Nutro Products Cat Food Items are Recalled

Nutro Products Cat Food Items are Recalled

Vladimir Negron
May 22, 2009

Nutro Products, a Tennessee-based manufacturer of dog and cat food, has announced a voluntary recall of select varieties of NUTRO® NATURAL CHOICE® COMPLETE CARE® Dry Cat Foods and NUTRO® MAX® Cat Dry Foods with "Best...
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Can My Pet Contract the Swine Flu?

Can My Pet Contract the Swine Flu?

Vladimir Negron
May 06, 2009

Updated June 11, 2009 As the swine influenza has become a worldwide pandemic, many questions have arisen. What scientists have discovered is that the strain of the flu virus (H1N1) -- which as of June 11, 2009 has been confirmed in 74 countries...
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Swine Flu Confirmed in the United States

Swine Flu Confirmed in the United States

Victoria Heuer
Apr 29, 2009

We now know that the identity of the virus, which was first isolated from a pig in 1930, has changed. The swine influenza virus, a type A virus, is made up of a specific genetic sequence of hemagglutinin (H) and neuraminidase (N) proteins. According...
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