Bravo-chicken_406x250Bravo Pet Foods of Manchester, CT, is recalling select lots of Bravo Chicken pet foods for dogs and cats due to concerns about the possible presence of Salmonella. The recall was initiated after routine testing by the New York State Department of Agriculture revealed the presence of Salmonella spp. Poly A contamination. All products…

It is sad to report that the credibility of our results has been attacked. And by someone who knows nothing of the two scientists who oversaw the testing for us. There were no questions asked prior – just bashing. Makes one wonder. Phyllis Entis is probably known to many readers here — she was known…

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Veterinary Laboratory Investigation and Response Network (Vet-LIRN), in collaboration with the Food Emergency Response Network (FERN) and its Microbiology Cooperative Agreement Program (MCAP) laboratories, has conducted a study to evaluate the prevalence of selected microbial organisms in various types of pet foods. The goal of this blinded…

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration published consumer advice on Monday warning pet owners about their pets’ risk for contracting Salmonella or Listeria monocytogenes from raw food. “Feeding raw foods to pets increases the risk that both the pet and the people around the pet will encounter bacteria that cause foodborne illness, particularly if the…