TRIPAWDS: Home to 19813 Members and 1995 Blogs.
HOME » NEWS » BLOGS » FORUMS » CHAT » YOUR PRIVACY » RANDOM BLOG

Caring for a Three Legged Dog or Cat

Tripawds is the place to learn how to care for a three legged dog or cat, with answers about dog leg amputation, and cat amputation recovery from many years of member experiences.
JUMP TO FORUMS

Join The Tripawds Community

Learn how to help three legged dogs and cats in the forums below. Browse and search as a guest or register for free and get full member benefits:

  • Instant post approval.
  • Private messages to members.
  • Subscribe to favorite topics.
  • Live Chat and much more!

REGISTER   |   LOG IN

Be More DogWhat does it mean to Be More Dog?

Find out in Be More Dog: Learning to Live in the Now by Tripawds founders Rene and Jim. Learn life lessons learned from their Chief Fun Officer Jerry G. Dawg! Get the book and find fun gifts in the Be More Dog Bookstore.

Please consider registering
Guest
Search
Forum Scope




Match



Forum Options



Minimum search word length is 3 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters
Register Lost password?
sp_Feed sp_PrintTopic sp_TopicIcon-c
Pet Food Recalls, List Them Here
sp_NewTopic Add Topic
On The Road


Member Since:
24 September 2009
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
136
23 February 2022 - 2:50 pm
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_QuotePost

Yikes! This is a complicated one. What it boils down to is that if you bought pet food at a Family Dollar in

Alabama
Arkansas
Louisiana
Mississippi
Missouri
Tennessee

You should NOT give it to your pet. Dog Food Advisor has more...

Family Dollar Recalls Dog Food, Cat Food, Treats. Multiple Brands

February 18, 2022 — Family Dollar, Inc. is recalling multiple brands of dog food, cat food and treats.

The recall was caused by health hazards associated with rodent infestations and may include the presence of Salmonella bacteria.

Unfortunately, The Dog Food Advisor cannot confirm which specific brands are included in the recall. The following list is offered in good faith and may not be accurate or complete.

9 Lives
Alpo
Alpo Tbonz
Ashland Farms
Beefeaters
Beggin’ Strips
Beneful
Cesars
Friskies
Gravy Train
Kibble ‘n Bits
Kit & Kaboodle
Meow Mix
Pedigree
Pounce
Pup-peroni
Purina Cat Chow
Purina Dog Chow
Purina One
Snausages
Temptations

Where Were the Products Sold?

In a later follow-up email, the FDA advised the affected products were distributed in the 6 states below:

Alabama
Arkansas
Louisiana
Mississippi
Missouri
Tennessee

READ MORE

Tripawds Founders Jim and Rene
tripawds.com | tripawds.org | bemoredog.net | triday.pet



Member Since:
1 October 2017
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
137
23 February 2022 - 3:52 pm
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_QuotePost

Wow! Thank you for pointing this out. I rarely go to Family Dollar but if I did Bo's favorite nite nite treat is Pup-peroni. We have a Big Lots that is close by so I like to hop in there once in a while. I heard about the infestation and it never even occurred to me about all the people and furbaby food that they sell. I am glad they were up front about it all. 

Hugs,

Jackie, David, Bo, Andy, Oscar, Phoebe, and the coolest feral tripawd kitty Huckleberry

Huckleberry's Blog

On The Road


Member Since:
24 September 2009
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
138
23 February 2022 - 7:04 pm
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_QuotePost

I saw that headline too Jackie, it never occurred to me that the pet food was affected. Scary!

Tripawds Founders Jim and Rene
tripawds.com | tripawds.org | bemoredog.net | triday.pet

On The Road


Member Since:
24 September 2009
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
139
30 March 2022 - 12:45 pm
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_QuotePost

Well this is interesting, and thank dog it happened. Just in from The Dog Food Advisor:

"FDA Stops Sale of Pet Food Due to “Grossly Insanitary Conditions”

Bravo Packing Performance Dog Label March 2021Image Enlarger

March 28, 2022 — Bravo Packing of Carney’s Point, N.J., has been ordered by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to stop selling, manufacturing and distributing pet food due to (among other violations) “grossly insanitary conditions“.

What makes this so groundbreaking is that it's "the first permanent injunction against an animal food manufacturer for violating modern public safety standards in history."

This is great news for pets. The FDA system is working in their favor, finally! It's too bad it took four recalls of Bravo Packing foods to make this happen, but we'll take it for now. 

Read the rest of the story here

Tripawds Founders Jim and Rene
tripawds.com | tripawds.org | bemoredog.net | triday.pet

The Rainbow Bridge


Member Since:
25 April 2007
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
140
16 May 2022 - 1:41 pm
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_QuotePost

Ugh! Stay away from this company, Sunshine Mills. Here's a new WARNING to a pet food company, not an actual recall. But honestly, with these kinds of warnings, it's wise to stay away from anything they produce or make for other companies.

From the Dog Food Advisor's bulletin:

FDA Warns Dog Food Maker Due to Safety Violations – Multiple Brands

May 15, 2022 — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a Warning Letter to Sunshine Mills, Inc., of Red Bay, Alabama due to significant safety violations. The letter was originally issued to the company on March 7, 2022, but was not made public by the FDA until April 18, 2022.

Sunshine Mills produces multiple brands of dog food and treats. However, the FDA did not include a complete list of products affected by its warning letter.

What Caused the Warning?

FDA inspections were performed on various dates in 2021 and revealed violations of the FDA’s Current Good Manufacturing Practice requirements for animal food, which caused the maker’s products to be adulterated.

The following brands are produced by Sunshine Mills. Due to the incomplete nature of the FDA’s report, there’s no way to know which brands are linked to this FDA warning.

  • Evolve
  • Nurture Farms
  • Triumph
  • Veterinary Select
  • Paula Deen Home Cookin’
  • Meaty Treats
  • Sportsman’s Pride
  • Hunter’s Special
  • Pup Corn Plus
  • Pet Life
  • Crunchin’ Bones
  • Dr. Dental Fresh Chews

Other Brands Affected

Other products may also be affected. That’s because Sunshine Mills “co-packs” food and treat products for a number of other (unspecified) brands.

However, since pet food makers are not required to disclose sub-contractor information to consumers, there’s no way to know what other brands may be affected.

READ MORE

Forum Timezone: America/Denver
Most Users Ever Online: 946
Currently Online: skittlesmom22, puppydog1
Guest(s) 104
Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)
Member Stats:
Guest Posters: 1180
Members: 14781
Moderators: 2
Admins: 3
Forum Stats:
Groups: 4
Forums: 23
Topics: 17508
Posts: 244066
Administrators: admin, jerry, Tripawds
Moderators: betaman, krun15
Tripawds is brought to you by Tripawds.
HOME » NEWS » BLOGS » FORUMS » CHAT » YOUR PRIVACY » RANDOM BLOG