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7 October 2020 - 5:50 pm
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Super scary news from Canada:

Deadly Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Pig Ears Dog Treats

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October 1, 2020 — The Public Health Agency of Canada is alerting consumers it is investigating a deadly outbreak of Salmonella infections occurring (IN PEOPLE) in British Columbia, Alberta, and Yukon.

Based on investigation findings to date, exposure to pig ear dog treats has been identified as a likely source of the outbreak.

Some of the individuals who became sick reported feeding their dog Paws Up! and Western Family brands of pig ear dog treats before their illnesses occurred.

These brands are sold at Canadian Tire and Save-On-Foods.

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October 9, 2020

Sunshine Mills has expanded their September recall of potentially elevated levels of Aflatoxin in certain pet food products to include an additional 14 brands with 25 more products.

The additional brands impacted are: Champ, Field Trial, Good Dog, Hunter’s Special, Old Glory, Pet Expert, Principle, Retriever, River Bend, Sportsman’s Pride, Sprout, Thrifty, Top Runner, and Whiskers & Tails.

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14 October 2020 - 12:22 pm
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Yikes! Thanks for sharing Jackie!

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31 December 2020 - 3:51 pm
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This appears to still be breaking news. Just read it and hopped on over to share:

Some pet foods recalled after reports of 28 dog deaths, FDA warns

FDA Alert: Certain Lots of Sportmix Pet Food Recalled for Potentially Fatal Levels of Aflatoxin

The first is the article, the second is the FDA site data 

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OH MY DOG!

Thank you for sharing this Jackie, it’s so important for dog parents to know about. Scary!

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I know it.  I’ve never heard of the food but that doesn’t mean a thing.  I was holding my breath hoping it wasn’t Crave. 

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13 January 2021 - 4:09 am
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They have extended that recall alert! 

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On January 11, 2021, Midwestern Pet Foods, Inc. expanded the recall of 12/30/2020 to include all pet foods containing corn and manufactured in the company’s Oklahoma plant, and having an expiration date on or before July 9, 2022.

As of January 11, FDA has been made aware of more than 70 pets that have died and more than 80 that are sick after eating Sportmix pet food.

The FDA in cooperation with the state departments of agriculture for Missouri, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, and Washington, is investigating certain Sportmix pet food products manufactured by Midwestern Pet Foods, Inc. that may contain potentially fatal levels of aflatoxins.

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Thank you for sharing this update, it’s so horrible so many pets have died! Ugh.

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