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December 7, 2011

Cargill Animal Nutrition announced a recall of two regional brands of its dry dog food – River Run and Marksman  – due to aflatoxin levels that were detected above the acceptable limit.

December 6, 2011

Iams has recalled a single lot of ProActive Health Smart Puppy dry dog food due to elevated aflatoxin levels. No illnesses have been reported.

October 13, 2011

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October 10, 2011

To help the OVMA identify the types of illegal practice of veterinary medicine that may be occurring in the state, we conducted a survey of the membership this past summer. The survey helped us to gather data on members’ experiences with and observations of the illegal practice of veterinary medicine in the state of Oregon.

October 4, 2011

Milk-Bone initiated a voluntary withdrawal of two sizes of Milk-Bone Large Biscuits with a single lot code from distribution 12071K due to an issue in the baking process.

September 26, 2011

The OVMA office has received a number of phone inquiries from veterinarians in recent months regarding physical examinations, pain management and state requirements.

September 21, 2011

Pfizer Animal Health is voluntarily recalling one lot each of Antisedan® (atipamezole hydrochloride) Sterile Injectable Solution and Dexdomitor® (dexmedetomidine hydrochloride) Sterile Injectable Solution after it was discovered that some of these products may contain foreign particles.

September 2, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration is warning veterinarians and pet owners, particularly cat owners, of the possible risk of fractures with the Vet Jet™ transdermal vaccination system device. The device, made by Bioject, Inc., is sold exclusively as the delivery system for the Merial product, PUREVAX® Recombinant Feline Leukemia Vaccine. The device delivers the leukemia vaccine through the skin to cats.

August 9, 2011

Merrick Pet Care, Inc. of Amarillo, Texas is recalling a single lot of its Doggie Wishbone pet treat (ITEM # 29050, UPC # 2280829050, Lot 11031 Best By 30 Jan 2013) because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. 248 cases of this lot were manufactured and shipped to distributors in 10 states.

July 31, 2011

Nestlé Purina PetCare Company (NPPC) is voluntarily recalling a limited number of 3.5- and 7-pound bags of its Purina ONE Vibrant Maturity 7+ Dry Cat Food from a single production run and shipped to customers in 12 states in December 2010.  This is being done because some bags of the product have been found to be contaminated with Salmonella

July 19, 2011

This voluntary recall was initiated because some of the vials of this lot may contain silicone particles. Potential adverse events after intravenous administration of solutions containing particulates may include disruption of blood flow within small blood vessels in the lung, localized inflammation (swelling and redness due to accumulation of inflammatory cells), and granuloma formation.

June 27, 2011

Nestlé Purina PetCare Company is recalling approximately 870 bags of dry cat food shipped to Colorado, Idaho and Oregon. The food has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

June 17, 2011

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 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 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! 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 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

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, 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, 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

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, 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.

May 4, 2011

Keys Manufacturing Company, Inc. of Paris, IL is recalling Pig Ears for Pet Treats because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

April 27, 2011

American Regent is conducting a nationwide voluntary recall of Ammonium Molybdate Injection, USP (Molybdenum 250mcg/10mL) 10mL Single Dose Vial NDC 0517-6610-25, Lot # 9409, Exp. Date June 2011. This recall was initiated on April 26, 2011 to the User Level for Lot # 9409 only. No other lots of Ammonium Molybdate Injection, USP are subject to this recall.

March 29, 2011

Greenstone LLC announced a recall of medicines with lot number FI0510058-A on the label. Bottles labeled as Citalopram (used to treat depression) may contain Finasteride (used for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia).

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