Dog Food Recall Explodes from Cross
Menu Foods, manufacturer of more than 100
brands of dog food subject to recall, due to contaminated wheat gluten causing kidney failure and death in
thousands of dogs, today significantly expanded that recall.
Now, dog food not made with suspect wheat
gluten but manufactured at the same facilities as previously recalled dog food, has been added to the list. The
reason, cross contamination.
Evidence of cross contamination has been
reported to Menu Foods from a consumer and study results, according to its own press release.
The continuing expansion of the dog food
recall, while reports of kidney failure and death in dogs dominate many news channels, point to a deeper flaw in
the manufacture and marketing of dog food
That problem is the almost ‘Wild West’
atmosphere in which virtually any ingredient could be included in dog food, labeled a nutrient using deceptive
wording, and sold to unsuspecting dog owners intent on buying a healthy dog food
This has been easy for the dog food industry
as there is virtually no regulation in this area. The FDA is
under financed and has insufficient manpower to monitor plant production.
Animal food does not have to meet the same
standards as human grade food. As a result, inclusions labeled as protein sources are frequently far more
sinister on its face than labels suggest.
The dog food industry was
founded in America has an answer to business demands for a viable and profitable outlet for
industrial waste which includes diseased animal parts, buy-products, fillers and slaughterhouse
That the current dog food recall continues
to dominate worldwide attention is evidence of a widespread disregard by the dog food industry for the well
being of dogs and pets worldwide. See a short video about what really
is in many dog food brands by CLICKING HERE
In a laughable response to a recent U.S.
Senate hearing the pet food industry proclaimed their products
“safe” while dogs and cats lay dead and dying in veterinary hospitals from the United States to South
Dog owners should not be shocked at news of
the unhealthy nature of dog food products, when even regulated human food supplies are at
Caroline Smith DeWaal of the Center for
Science in the Public Interest. Stated recently that "We see the pet food recall as a warning sign for the
government that they need to do more to protect the food supply," "It could easily happen to an ingredient used
in human food as well."
So what should a dog owner
· Make sure that your dog is not being fed any of the dog
food subject to recall.
· If at all possible, start feeding your dog a diet that is natural and healthy
for both Fido’s health and your wallet. An example of such a dog food diet can be seen at
· If your dog shows any signs of illness, contact your veterinarian
immediately. If contaminated dog food is the cause of illness in your dog, time is of the absolute
Do you buy dog food at a trusted big chain
store or supermarket? Do you believe dog food companies have your dog’s best interest at heart? Find out if your
dog food is safe at http://www.dogs-4life.com/dog-food-that-kills.html