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Merrick dog treats recalled due to elevated thyroid hormone

https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm608655.htm Merrick Pet Care has announced a voluntary recall of certain Castor & Pollux and Merrick Backcountry dog treats after one of the products was found to contain elevated levels of beef thyroid hormone. The problem was discovered as a result of a consumer complaint lodged with the US Food and Drug Administration. The recall… Continue Reading

Blue Ridge Beef recalls pet food; kitten deaths reported

Blue Ridge Beef of Eatonton, GA, is recalling one lot of its frozen “Kitten Grind” raw pet food after consumer complaints, including reports of the death of two kittens. One of the kittens was confirmed to have died from Salmonella septicemia. The recall falls on the heels of the Food and Drug Administration’s investigation into… Continue Reading