News

June 17, 2011

DVMs, Pet Owners Encouraged to Watch for Illness Linked to Chicken Jerky Treats: Illnesses Reported in Canada

The Canadian Veterinary Medical Association has notified the AVMA that several veterinarians in Canada have reported dogs with Fanconi syndrome-like disease that may be associated with the consumption of chicken jerky treats manufactured in China. This mirrors the incidents reported in the United States in 2007 and investigated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

June 16, 2011

American Regent Recalls One Lot of Concentrated Sodium Chloride Injection, USP, 23.4%, 30 mL Single Dose Vial

American Regent recalls one lot of Concentrated Sodium Chloride Injection, USP, 23.4%, 30 mL Single Dose Vial Lot #0362 (Expiration Date May 2012, NDC # 0517-2930-25) because some of the vials of this lot contain visible particulates.

June 8, 2011

American Regent Recalls One Lot of Methyldopate HCL Injection Due to Glass Particulate Contamination

American Regent is conducting a nationwide voluntary recall to the consumer and user level of Methyldopate HCL Injection, USP, 250 mg/5 mL (50mg/mL), 5 mL Single Dose Vial NDC # 0517-8905-10, Lot # 0152, Exp Date March, 2012. This recall is for Lot # 0152 only. No other lots of Methyldopate HCL Injection, USP are subject to this voluntary recall.

June 3, 2011

Bravo! Recalls One Lot of 50 ct Bulk Oven Roasted Pig Ears Due to Salmonella Contamination

Bravo! is voluntarily recalling select boxes of Bravo! Pig Ears Chews because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The products affected by this recall includes only Bravo! 50 ct bulk Oven roasted Pig Ears Product Code: 75-121 Lot # 12-06-10.

May 31, 2011

Primal Pet Foods Recalls One Lot of Feline Chicken & Salmon Formula Food: Salmonella Contamination

Primal Pet Foods has initiated a voluntary recall of their Feline Chicken & Salmon Formula with a "Best By" date code of 043112-17 because this product may be contaminated with Salmonella.  The only product affected is limited to Feline Chicken & Salmon Formula with a "Best By" date code of 043112-17.  No other Primal Pet Foods products are affected.

May 20, 2011

America Regent Recalls One Lot of Sterile Water for Injection Due to Particulates

American Regent is conducting a nationwide voluntary recall to the consumer and user level of the following product: Sterile Water for Injection, USP, 50 mL Single Dose Vial, NDC # 0517-3050-25, Lot 0092, Exp. Date February, 2014.

May 18, 2011

Boss Pet Products Recalls Diggers Natural Treat Pig Ear Pet Treats: Possible Salmonella Contamination

Boss Pet Products, Inc. announced that it is recalling its Diggers Natural Treat Pig Ear pet treats because the products have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Boss Pet has been notified by one of its suppliers, Keys Manufacturing Company, Inc., that a batch of Keys’ pig ear treats tested positive for Salmonella. These treats were shipped to Oregon, among other states.

May 18, 2011

Blackman Industries Recalls PrimeTime Pig Ears and KC Beefhide Pig Ears: Possible Salmonella Contamination

Blackman Industries, Inc. of Kansas City, KS is recalling all PrimeTime brand 2 ct. and 5 ct. Premium Pig Ears and all KC Beefhide brand 20 ct. Premium Pig Ears because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. These products were sold in Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota.

May 13, 2011

FDA Cautions Pet Owners on Use of an Unapproved Pet Shampoo Product: Douxo Seborrhea Shampoo

The FDA’s Center for Veterinary Medicine is alerting pet owners to use caution with the use of an unapproved animal drug product, Douxo Seborrhea Shampoo (0.1% phytosphingosine), distributed by Sogeval Laboratories, Inc. of Coppell, Texas after recently receiving a report of the death of a woman associated with the use of the product on her dog.

May 10, 2011

Triad Group Recalls Alcohol Prep Pads, Swabs and Swabsticks: Animal First Aid Kit Affected

Triad Group, a manufacturer of over-the-counter products has initiated a voluntary product recall involving all lots of Alcohol Prep Pads, Alcohol Swabs or Alcohol Swabsticks manufactured by Triad Group which may be included in a variety of other products labeled with other manufacturers' names.