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Lawsuit Claims Beneful Dog Food is Poisoning Pets

Company calls the complaint 'baseless'

A class-action lawsuit filed Feb. 5 in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California claims that certain ingredients in Beneful dry kibble dog food from Nestlé Purina PetCare Company have sickened or killed thousands of dogs. Frank Lucido of Discovery Bay, CA, states in the complaint that after his family began feeding their three… Continue Reading

Organic Juice Recalls Offers Lesson About Mycotoxins

Naturally producing molds and fungi, can produce chemicals called  mycotoxins, which are ubiquitous in the natural world.  Patulin is one type of mycotoxin among several, and it found in apples and pears because it is produced by mold growth. Last week, a grocery store chain based in upstate New York recalled two of its store… Continue Reading