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Vitae Bird Feed Recalled for Salmonella in CA

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Merit Bird Company, LLC has recalled a number of bird feed products distributed through retailers in Southern California due to potential Salmonella risk. These products with the accompanying lot codes are subject to recall: Vitae Cockatiel with Sunflower 2lbs (#2840081) Vitae Cockatiel with Sunflower 4lbs (#2840090) Vitae Small Hookbill 4lbs (#2840225) Vitae Small Hookbill 20lbs… Continue Reading

Scotts Insecticide Was for the Birds

Because its top-selling bird seed came with a little poison, a guilty plea has been entered for the $3 billion Scotts Miracle-Gro Company. In pleading guilty to breaking federal pesticide laws, Ohio-based Scotts offered to pay a $4 million fine and expressed its willingness to make a $500,000 contribution to wildlife conservation. All to settle… Continue Reading