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Alpo Added to Pet Food Recall
Popular Brand of Wet Dog Food Pulled from Shelves, and Some Dry Pet Food Now Included, Too (Sun, 01 Apr 2007 00:45:53 GMT)

Cats may be more sensitive to pet food contaminant
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Cats' greater sensitivity to a chemical found in plastics and pesticides could explain why they have died in larger numbers than have dogs after eating contaminated pet food that has been recalled in North America, experts said Saturday. (Sun, 01 Apr 2007 01:19:22 GMT)

Pet owners, check your labels
WASHINGTON -- The recall of wet and dry pet foods contaminated with a chemical found in plastics and pesticides expanded Saturday as investigators puzzled over why the substance would kill dogs and cats. (Sun, 01 Apr 2007 09:12:47 GMT)

Some Alpo Pet Food Added To Recall List
The massive recall of wet and dry pet foods contaminated with a chemical found in plastics and pesticides expanded to include some Alpo brand food, as investigators remain puzzled by what exactly is killing dogs and cats. (Sun, 01 Apr 2007 10:00:00 GMT)

Recall of wet, dry pet foods widens
WASHINGTON -- The recall of wet and dry pet foods contaminated with a chemical found in plastics and pesticides expanded Saturday to include a new brand even as investigators were puzzled why the substance would kill dogs and cats. (Sun, 01 Apr 2007 13:39:10 GMT)

Recall of tainted pet food widens
The recent nationwide recall of moist pet foods didn't concern many dog and cat owners, who feed their animals only dry kibble. But now some of them may have reason to worry. (Sun, 01 Apr 2007 15:24:31 GMT)

Pet owners eligible for little reward in potential pet food lawsuits
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Pet owners are not likely to get much compensation if they individually sue pet food-maker Menu Foods over the death of a dog or cat, although they might fare better if they joined forces... (Sun, 01 Apr 2007 17:45:16 GMT)

Pet Owners Likely to Get Little in Suits
Pet Owners Eligible for Little Reward in Potential Pet Food Lawsuits (Sun, 01 Apr 2007 18:00:52 GMT)

Pet owners likely to get little in suits
Pet owners are not likely to get much compensation if they individually sue pet food-maker Menu Foods over the death of a dog or cat, although they might fare better if they joined forces in a class action suit, legal experts say. (Sun, 01 Apr 2007 18:42:14 GMT)

Growing business of pet burials seen
MERRILLVILLE, Ind. — A growing number of funeral homes and cemeteries are offering burial and cremation services for animals to help bereaved pet owners cope with their loss. (Sun, 01 Apr 2007 19:04:32 GMT)

Pet Owners Likely Won't Profit In Pet-Food Lawsuit
Legal experts say pet owners are not likely to get much compensation if they individually sue pet food-maker Menu Foods over the death of a dog or cat. (Sun, 01 Apr 2007 21:22:58 GMT)

Pet Food Recall Continues To Grow
Pittsburgh-based Del Monte Foods is adding some of its products to the long list of recalled pet food. (Sun, 01 Apr 2007 21:43:27 GMT)

Pet food recall spreads, and so does confusion
The exact nature of the contamination that has led to an expanding North American pet food recall and reports of thousands of sick pets is a mystery that's confounding toxicologists. The contaminant is now believed to melamine, which is used in the making of plastics and as a slow-release fertilizer, the Food and Drug Administration says. (Sun, 01 Apr 2007 23:55:11 GMT)

Supervalu recalls some Del Monte pet foods
Supermarket chain Supervalu on Sunday said it is voluntarily recalling select pet food products made by Del Monte due to possible contamination. (Sun, 01 Apr 2007 23:59:17 GMT)

Pet owners likely to get little in suits
Pet owners are not likely to get much compensation if they individually sue pet food-maker Menu Foods over the death of a dog or cat, although they might fare better if they joined forces in a class action suit, legal experts say. (Mon, 02 Apr 2007 01:45:18 GMT)

Pet Owners Likely to Get Little in Suits
Animal Owners Eligible for Little Reward in Potential Lawsuits Over Contaminated Pet Food (Mon, 02 Apr 2007 02:00:52 GMT)

Del Monte Pet Products Recalls Food Items
Another major U.S. pet food maker said yesterday that it is recalling some edible products for cats and dogs after learning from the Food and Drug Administration that the company had received tainted ingredients from a manufacturing plant in China. (Mon, 02 Apr 2007 03:01:49 GMT)

Pet owners likely to get little in lawsuits
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Pet owners are not likely to get much compensation if they individually sue pet food-maker Menu Foods over the death of a dog or cat, although they might fare better if they joined forces in a class-action suit, legal analysts said. (Mon, 02 Apr 2007 04:11:05 GMT)

FDA Finds Melamine In Recalled Pet Food
The Food and Drug Administration announced Friday a toxic chemical used to make plastic was discovered in recalled pet food. After almost two weeks of testing scientists found melamine, which is used in plastic manufacturing and some fertilizer in Asia. (Mon, 02 Apr 2007 05:05:24 GMT)

Del Monte Recalls Some Pet Food
Del Monte Food Co. said Saturday its pet products division recalled several brands of pet food and snacks that it said may have been made with wheat gluten containing a chemical not approved for food manufacturing. (Mon, 02 Apr 2007 12:01:36 GMT)

Pet Owners Don't Have Much Legal Recourse
Pet owners are not likely to get much compensation if they individually sue pet food-maker Menu Foods over the death of a dog or cat, although they might fare better if they joined forces in a class action suit, legal experts say. (Mon, 02 Apr 2007 12:02:06 GMT)

SuperValu Recalls Happy Tails Pet Food
SuperValu Inc., which runs several supermarket chains, is pulling from its shelves a private label pet food made by Del Monte Food Co. after Del Monte said some of its pet foods may be contaminated. (Mon, 02 Apr 2007 12:02:14 GMT)

Pet owners likely to get little in suits
Pet owners might fare better if they join forces in a class action suit against pet food-maker Menu Foods over the death of a dog or cat, legal experts say. (Mon, 02 Apr 2007 12:16:15 GMT)

Pet Food Firm Sued over Animal Deaths
Pet owners are suing a Canadian company which recalled pet food that may have caused the deaths of at least 16 animals. Some owners say they should be compensated for emotional distress as well as veterinary bills. (Mon, 02 Apr 2007 13:24:27 GMT)

Pet Food Firm Sued over Animal Deaths
Morning Edition , April 2, 2007 · Pet owners are suing a Canadian company which recalled pet food that may have caused the deaths of at least 16 animals. Some owners say they should be compensated for emotional distress as well as veterinary bills. (Mon, 02 Apr 2007 13:26:18 GMT)

U.S. FDA Stops Imports From Chinese Company in Pet Food Recall
April 2 (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration stopped imports from Xuzhou Anying Biologic Technology Development Co. Ltd., a Chinese manufacturer whose wheat gluten tested positive for a substance found in pet foods linked to animal deaths. (Mon, 02 Apr 2007 16:09:43 GMT)

Chinese Pet Food Co. Inspecting Product
A Chinese company accused by the U.S. of supplying a contaminated ingredient for pet food that allegedly killed cats and dogs said Monday it was investigating the claims. (Mon, 02 Apr 2007 17:10:48 GMT)

FDA blocks tainted wheat gluten found in pet food
The government has blocked imports of wheat gluten from a company in China because of contamination, acting after the recent pet-food deaths of cats and dogs in the U.S. (Mon, 02 Apr 2007 17:42:38 GMT)

Pet food scare: Details on recall
Canadian pet food manufacturer Menu Foods has recalled numerous varieties of pet food made before March 6. Other companies have also issued alerts. (Mon, 02 Apr 2007 17:56:04 GMT)

Pet Food Firm Sued over Animal Deaths
Pet owners are suing a Canadian company which recalled pet food that may have caused the deaths of at least 16 animals. Some owners say they should be compensated for emotional distress as well as veterinary bills. (Mon, 02 Apr 2007 20:29:56 GMT)

Wheat gluten from China blocked after pet food investigation
The U.S. is blocking imports of wheat gluten from a company in China, acting after an investigation implicated the contaminated ingredient in the recent pet-food deaths of cats and dogs. (Mon, 02 Apr 2007 20:33:25 GMT)

Pet treats with salmonella recalled
A pet food company announced Monday a nationwide recall of dog, cat and ferret treats that could be contaminated with salmonella. The bacteria could infect both animals and people handling the food. (Mon, 02 Apr 2007 20:59:48 GMT)

China denies role in pet food recall
China denied Monday that pet food ingredients exported to the United States are to blame for the recall of more than 60 million cans of cat and dog food and the deaths of 14 animals. (Mon, 02 Apr 2007 21:02:24 GMT)

Chinese Wheat Gluten in Deadly Pet Food Banned from U.S.
Wheat gluten from a Chinese company is being blocked from the U.S. after it was identified as the apparent culprit in a rash of pet deaths. (Mon, 02 Apr 2007 21:22:57 GMT)

Amid Recalls, Pet Owners Turn To Homemade Foods
After dozens of brands of tainted pet foods were recalled, some pet owners said they are turning to homemade foods to keep their pets safe. (Mon, 02 Apr 2007 22:35:12 GMT)

Homemade Food A Good Bet For Keeping Your Pet Safe
The pet food recall is expanding. Many pet owners are making their own food for their little furry friends or trying new pet food stores to make sure their pets are safe. (Mon, 02 Apr 2007 22:48:08 GMT)

U.S. blocks wheat gluten linked to pet food recall
Health officials have told import inspectors to detain wheat gluten shipments from a Chinese company identified as the supplier involved in a major recall of pet food. (Tue, 03 Apr 2007 01:04:28 GMT)

US blocks wheat gluten linked to pet food recall
U.S. health officials have told import inspectors to detain wheat gluten shipments from a Chinese company identified as the supplier involved in a major recall of pet food. (Tue, 03 Apr 2007 01:13:02 GMT)

U.S. bans imports tied to pet deaths
The FDA orders inspectors to intercept all wheat gluten imports from Chinese company linked to 14 pet fatalities; no evidence that the gluten was added to human food. (Tue, 03 Apr 2007 01:28:55 GMT)

Ban on Chinese Gluten Linked to Pet Deaths
The United States is blocking imports of wheat gluten from a company in China, after an investigation in the recent pet food deaths of cats and dogs. (Tue, 03 Apr 2007 03:46:03 GMT)

Recall of pet food could expand
More pet-food makers could join the four that have already recalled cat and dog food, two weeks after the first recall set off a panic among pet owners, the Food and Drug Administration said Monday. (Tue, 03 Apr 2007 06:03:47 GMT)

U.S. blocks wheat gluten linked to pet food recall
U.S. health officials have told import inspectors to detain wheat gluten shipments from a Chinese company identified as the supplier involved in a major recall of pet food. (Tue, 03 Apr 2007 06:15:11 GMT)

No 'closed case' in pet deaths
Ten days after the New York state food-testing lab seemed to have made a breakthrough in a mysterious wave of pet deaths and illnesses, the finding hasn't been confirmed a situation the lab director called "troubling" Monday. (Tue, 03 Apr 2007 06:31:40 GMT)

Chinese firm disputes FDA in pet deaths
The Chinese company accused by a U.S. government agency of supplying hazardous materials found in recalled pet food shot back Tuesday, calling claims by U.S. officials "rumors" and reporting that samples of the substance had been sent to labs for testing. (Tue, 03 Apr 2007 14:13:56 GMT)

Pet owners are making dog and cat food
Some worried pet owners are grinding up meat in their kitchens and making their own dog and cat food because of the contamination scare blamed for numerous animal deaths. (Tue, 03 Apr 2007 20:00:50 GMT)

Pet food contaminant not in human food
None of the contaminated wheat gluten that led to the U.S. recall of pet food went to manufacturers of food for humans, the ingredient's importer said Tuesday. (Tue, 03 Apr 2007 21:06:21 GMT)

Facts On Pet Food Recall
The Food and Drug Administration has taken action after the recall of nearly 100 brands of pet food made with a chemically contaminated ingredient. Here are answers to consumer questions regarding the recall. (Tue, 03 Apr 2007 21:13:33 GMT)

A Growing Appetite for Healthy Pet Food
As pet owners react with alarm to the nationwide pet-food scare, small producers of premium brands are rushing to meet new demand (Tue, 03 Apr 2007 21:23:28 GMT)

Pet Owners Are Making Dog And Cat Food
Some worried pet owners are grinding up meat in their kitchens and making their own dog and cat food because of the contamination scare blamed for numerous animal deaths. (Tue, 03 Apr 2007 22:07:56 GMT)

Recall Sends Pet Owners to the Kitchen
Some pet owners have turned to their own kitchens to make pet food from scratch after a contaminant in some commercial brands was blamed in a number of animal deaths. (Tue, 03 Apr 2007 22:28:22 GMT)

Animal Lovers Can Cook Up Homemade Pet Food
Many brands of pet food have been recalled because they are making animals sick, so many pet owners want to take matters into their own hands and make their own pet food. (Tue, 03 Apr 2007 22:56:47 GMT)

Food scare prompts pet owners to retreat to own kitchens
ATLANTA, Georgia (AP) -- Some dog and cat owners frightened by a contamination scare are forsaking the pet-food aisle and grinding up meat in their own kitchens instead. (Wed, 04 Apr 2007 03:14:03 GMT)

Pet owners making own dog and cat food
Some dog and cat owners frightened by a contamination scare are forsaking the pet-food aisle and grinding up meat in their own kitchens instead. Sales of pet food recipe books have also shot up since the nationwide pet-food recall began two weeks ago. (Wed, 04 Apr 2007 05:19:52 GMT)

Pet owners making own dog and cat food
Some dog and cat owners frightened by a contamination scare are forsaking the pet-food aisle and grinding up meat in their own kitchens instead. Sales of pet food recipe books have also shot up since the nationwide pet-food recall began two weeks ago. (Wed, 04 Apr 2007 08:04:32 GMT)

Firm: Only pet food makers got bad gluten
WASHINGTON -- The Nevada firm that imported tainted wheat gluten that triggered a massive, nationwide recall of pet food said it shipped the product only to pet food manufacturers. (Wed, 04 Apr 2007 09:06:11 GMT)

Recall helps Ind. pet-food maker
A poisoning scare that forced the U.S. recall of nearly 100 brands of pet food has turned into a boon for Eagle Pack Pet Foods of Mishawaka. (Wed, 04 Apr 2007 11:57:35 GMT)

Pet food scare inspires homemade chow
Some dog and cat owners frightened by a contamination scare are forsaking the pet-food aisle and grinding up meat in their own kitchens instead. (Wed, 04 Apr 2007 11:58:58 GMT)

DPHG: Announces Agreement to Acquire First Pet Life in Share Deal
Direct Pet Health Holdings Inc (DPHG) announced the finalization and agreement with First Pet Life to acquire certain assets. Through this acquisition Direct Pet health has acquired the insurance contract as well as the back end support of a pet insurance company. (Wed, 04 Apr 2007 12:31:32 GMT)

Rescuers pluck man, pet bird from tree
It took a Coast Guard helicopter to rescue a man and his pet cockatoo from the heights of a pine tree after he got stuck trying retrieve the $2,000 bird. (Wed, 04 Apr 2007 12:51:04 GMT)

Some Owners Turn to Making Own Pet Food After Scare
After a major pet food recall over contamination blamed for pet deaths, some owners are resorting to making their own food. (Wed, 04 Apr 2007 14:22:57 GMT)

Chinese firm probing links to pet food
A Chinese company accused of selling chemically contaminated wheat gluten linked to pet food deaths of cats and dogs in the U.S. said Wednesday it was investigating the claims. (Wed, 04 Apr 2007 15:36:53 GMT)

Helicopter plucks man and pet bird from tree
The U.S. Coast Guard plucked a man and his pet bird from a 75-foot (23-metre) tree on Tuesday evening after he became stranded while trying to coax the creature out of the branches. (Wed, 04 Apr 2007 17:16:06 GMT)

More suspect pet food yanked off DeCA shelves
The Defense Commissary Agency has directed more pet foods be pulled from store shelves following voluntary recalls from two manufacturers. (Wed, 04 Apr 2007 20:05:26 GMT)

Class-Action Suit Filed Against Maker Of Contaminated Pet Foods
While health officials continue to investigate why pets across the country are being poisoned by their food, the pet owners are beginning to take legal action. (Wed, 04 Apr 2007 21:31:37 GMT)

Officials say 38 Oregon pet deaths could be tied to recall
Health officials suspect 38 pet deaths in Oregon are related to the nationwide pet food recall, the Oregon Veterinary Medical Association said Wednesday. (Thu, 05 Apr 2007 01:14:09 GMT)

Class-Action Suit Filed Against Pet Food Company
The Menu Foods recall has some pet owners seeking to join a class-action lawsuit. In March, Menu Foods pulled more than 60 million cans of pet food off the shelves, amid concerns that the food could be causing kidney failure in cats and dogs, including at least one person in Albuquerque. (Thu, 05 Apr 2007 01:33:46 GMT)

Maker of Tainted Pet Food Is Sued
Lawyers who filed a class-action lawsuit against Menu Foods, which recalled more than 90 brands of pet food last month, are alleging that the company knew the food was tainted but waited to recall it. The lawsuit, filed in Chicago on March 20 by a woman whose cat died after eating the food, is also seeking an injunction to keep Menu Foods from destroying contaminated food because it is evidence. ... (Thu, 05 Apr 2007 03:31:22 GMT)

China firm accused in pet deaths investigates
A Chinese company accused of selling chemically contaminated wheat gluten linked to pet-food deaths of cats and dogs in the U.S. said Wed nesday it was investigating the claims. (Thu, 05 Apr 2007 08:37:31 GMT)

Suit now charges pet food firm with fraud
A company that sold tainted pet food failed to take action as soon as it discovered serious problems with its products, according to charges added Wednesday to a federal class action lawsuit in Chicago. (Thu, 05 Apr 2007 09:12:07 GMT)

Pet-food lawsuit says recall delayed
Ben and Jennifer DeLong's grief over the death of their cat, Freddie, turned to anger after they learned the company blamed for tainted pet food may have known about the problem weeks before it issued a massive recall. (Thu, 05 Apr 2007 10:38:10 GMT)

Procter reassures pet owners
The Procter & Gamble Co.'s pet care division began placing newspapers ads this week to reassure pet owners that the company's Iams and Eukanuba brands are safe in the wake of a massive pet food recall. (Thu, 05 Apr 2007 11:44:29 GMT)

U.S. coast guard plucks man, pet bird from tree
The U.S. Coast Guard plucked a man and his pet bird from a 75-foot (23-meter) tree on Tuesday evening after he became stranded while trying to coax the creature out of the branches. (Thu, 05 Apr 2007 12:42:12 GMT)

China rejects blame for pet food recall
China said Thursday that it had no record of exporting any agricultural products that could have tainted the pet food that has been linked to the deaths of at least 16 cats and dogs in the United States. (Thu, 05 Apr 2007 14:43:13 GMT)

FDA says Menu Foods amends pet food recall
Menu Foods has amended its recall of pet foods to extend the production dates previously identified for some products, U.S. health officials said on Thursday. (Thu, 05 Apr 2007 17:33:17 GMT)

Menu Foods recalls additional pet food products
Menu Foods said it recalled an additional 20 varieties of its pet food products that used wheat gluten supplied by ChemNutra Inc. (Thu, 05 Apr 2007 18:56:46 GMT)

Tainted pet food could be sold in China
A Chinese company accused of selling chemical-tainted wheat gluten linked to the pet food deaths of cats and dogs in the U.S. said Thursday that most of its sales are domestic, raising the possibility that people or animals in China might have been exposed to the chemical. (Thu, 05 Apr 2007 18:57:09 GMT)

Wal-Mart dog treats join pet food recall
The recall of pet foods and treats contaminated with an industrial chemical expanded Thursday to include dog biscuits made by an Alabama company. (Thu, 05 Apr 2007 19:44:26 GMT)

More Pet Food Recalled
THURSDAY, April 5 (HealthDay News) -- Twenty more dog and cat foods joined an already massive list of recalled pet products on Thursday as a key Canadian company expanded its potentially tainted products list back one more month. (Thu, 05 Apr 2007 21:02:32 GMT)

Wal-Mart dog treats join pet food recall
The recall of pet foods and treats contaminated with an industrial chemical expanded Thursday to include dog biscuits made by an Alabama company and sold by Wal-Mart under the Ol'Roy brand. (Thu, 05 Apr 2007 21:06:31 GMT)

U.S. FDA Investigators Say Pet Food Recall Extended (Update3)
April 5 (Bloomberg) -- A recall of North American pet food linked to at least 16 animal deaths was extended today after U.S. investigators traced a suspect ingredient to dog biscuits. (Thu, 05 Apr 2007 21:24:41 GMT)

Pet food recall expands, some dog biscuits pulled
The company at the center of a massive pet food contamination scare expanded its recall on Thursday to include products with earlier production dates and 27 more varieties sold in the United States, Canada and Europe. (Fri, 06 Apr 2007 01:04:00 GMT)

Wal-Mart dog treats join pet food recall
The recall of pet foods and treats contaminated with an industrial chemical expanded Thursday to include dog biscuits made by an Alabama company and sold by Wal-Mart under the Ol'Roy brand. (Fri, 06 Apr 2007 01:33:21 GMT)

Fear of poisoned pet food sends owners to the kitchen
Worried US pet owners are tossing aside the can-opener to pamper their pets with home-made delights whizzed up in their kitchens, amid a rash of cat and dog deaths from contaminated animal food. (Fri, 06 Apr 2007 02:25:57 GMT)

China denies rolel in U.S. pet deaths
China has denied responsibility for a slew of pet deaths in the United States which U.S. authorities blame on a batch of chemically contaminated wheat gluten from China, state media reported. (Fri, 06 Apr 2007 03:21:14 GMT)

Pet Food Recall Expands as Senator Announces Hearings on FDA Investigation
The recall of pet foods contaminated by tainted wheat gluten expanded yesterday to 20 additional varieties and Sunshine Mills dry dog biscuits. Sen. Richard J. Durbin announced a congressional hearing on the Food and Drug Administration's investigation, and more than 200 pet owners sued the company... (Fri, 06 Apr 2007 03:22:49 GMT)

Owners turn to organic, natural pet foods
Sales of organic and natural pet foods are getting a boost from the nationwide recall of more than 60 million packages with familiar brands. (Fri, 06 Apr 2007 04:06:48 GMT)

Scope of pet food recall widens
The pet-food recall got bigger Thursday, but federal officials say that looks like the end of it. (Fri, 06 Apr 2007 04:08:00 GMT)

Pet deaths not easy to solve
Weeks have passed since pets started dying after eating tainted pet food, and animal lovers want to know why it's taking so long to figure out why. (Fri, 06 Apr 2007 04:09:55 GMT)

China denies role in U.S. pet deaths
China has denied responsibility for several pet deaths in the United States which U.S. authorities blame on a batch of chemically contaminated wheat gluten from China, state media reported. (Fri, 06 Apr 2007 04:47:58 GMT)

Official Says Stranger Attempted To Lure Kindergartners With Pet
A stranger tried to lure some Kindergartners away from an elementary school campus by using his pet cat Thursday, a district official said. (Fri, 06 Apr 2007 04:51:00 GMT)

Firm denies role in pet food scare
A Chinese company at the centre of a contamination scare that has led to a recall of pet foods in North America and Europe said on Friday it had never exported wheat gluten to the Unites States. (Fri, 06 Apr 2007 07:08:56 GMT)

China denies role in U.S. pet deaths
China has denied responsibility for several pet deaths in the United States which U.S. authorities blame on a batch of chemically contaminated wheat gluten from China, state media reported. (Fri, 06 Apr 2007 09:05:47 GMT)

Wal-Mart dog treats join pet food recall
The recall of pet foods and treats contaminated with an industrial chemical expanded Thursday to include dog biscuits made by an Alabama company and sold by Wal-Mart under the Ol'Roy brand. (Fri, 06 Apr 2007 09:09:35 GMT)

China looks into pet-food links
BEIJING, China (AP) -- China is investigating U.S. claims that a Chinese company exported contaminated wheat gluten implicated in a slew of pet deaths in the United States, a government official said Friday. (Fri, 06 Apr 2007 09:37:03 GMT)

Senator calls FDA 'tragically slow' on pet food recall
The Senate will hold hearings on the Food and Drug Administration's handling of the growing recall of contaminated pet food, the chamber's No. 2 Democrat said Thursday. (Fri, 06 Apr 2007 12:17:36 GMT)

China firm denies role in pet deaths food scare
A Chinese company at the centre of a contamination scare that has led to a recall of pet foods in North America and Europe said on Friday it had never exported wheat gluten to the United States. (Fri, 06 Apr 2007 12:59:21 GMT)

Fear of poisoned pet food sends owners to the kitchen
Worried US pet owners are tossing aside the can-opener to pamper their pets with home-made delights whizzed up in their kitchens, amid a rash of cat and dog deaths from contaminated animal food. (Fri, 06 Apr 2007 13:07:41 GMT)

Fear of poisoned pet food sends owners to the kitchen
Worried US pet owners are tossing aside the can-opener to pamper their pets with home-made delights whizzed up in their kitchens, amid a rash of cat and dog deaths from contaminated animal food. (Fri, 06 Apr 2007 13:50:22 GMT)

Congress plans pet food hearings
Illinois Sen. Richard Durbin said Congress will hold a hearing on the FDA's investigation into pet food contamination linked to the deaths of dogs and cats. (Fri, 06 Apr 2007 18:34:55 GMT)

China Probes Link To Pet Food Deaths
China says it is investigating U.S. allegations that a Chinese company exported tainted wheat gluten used in pet food that has been linked to the deaths of cats and dogs in the U.S. (Fri, 06 Apr 2007 19:30:04 GMT)

Pet owners pay for food upgrade
The largest pet-food recall in U.S. history is forcing consumers to use a more discerning eye when buying their pets' food. For Natural Balance, a healthy pet-food company in California, sales have dramatically increased since last month when the recall began. (Sat, 07 Apr 2007 04:10:45 GMT)

Pet food recalls vex local business owners
The steady string of pet food recalls that have rolled out since mid-March been a continuing nightmare for both animal lovers and those who make a living caring for them. (Sat, 07 Apr 2007 04:39:43 GMT)

More oversight of pet food urged
Scare spurs advocates to seek safeguards as concerns over safety of food supply deepen Galvanized by an unprecedented pet food scare that has killed at least 16 dogs and cats, pet owners and their advocates have begun campaigns nationwide urging members to demand that government and industry take steps to prevent such dangerous episodes. (Sat, 07 Apr 2007 07:30:19 GMT)

China speaks of gluten probe Authorities finally spoke of the link being made between its wheat product and pet deaths.
BEIJING - China said yesterday that it was investigating allegations that a Chinese company exported tainted wheat gluten used in pet food linked to the deaths of more than a dozen cats and dogs in the United States. (Sat, 07 Apr 2007 07:33:41 GMT)

Pet owners on quest for safe food
Jack and Lynn Joyner looked confused Friday afternoon as they stood in the pet food aisle of a Raleigh Wal-Mart. (Sat, 07 Apr 2007 07:34:13 GMT)

China looks into whether pet-food ingredient tainted
China said Friday it is investigating allegations a Chinese company exported tainted wheat gluten used in pet food that has been linked to the deaths of more than a dozen cats and dogs. (Sat, 07 Apr 2007 09:36:35 GMT)

CHINA IN PROBE OF PET FOOD
BEIJING - China said yesterday it is investigating allegations a Chinese company exported tainted wheat gluten used in pet food linked to the deaths of more than a dozen cats and dogs in the United States. It was the first time Chinese authorities... (Sat, 07 Apr 2007 09:40:16 GMT)

China to probe pet food death link
BEIJING -- China said Friday it is investigating allegations a Chinese company exported tainted wheat gluten used in pet food that has been linked to the deaths of more than a dozen cats and dogs in the United States. (Sat, 07 Apr 2007 12:48:08 GMT)

More pet food placed on recall list
The massive pet food recall has expanded to include dog biscuits from another manufacturer. This comes as the pet food company that started the whole recall widens its list of foods not to feed your animals. (Sat, 07 Apr 2007 18:14:15 GMT)

Alternatives to the name brand pet foods
The recall of nearly 100 brands of dog and cat food is scaring pet owners away from store shelves. Pet owners are wondering if they should whip up their own recipes or switch to organic food. (Sat, 07 Apr 2007 18:16:46 GMT)

Pet food recall expands
The list of potentially tainted pet foods has grown over the weekend with several companies pulling their pet food from store shelves for fear of contamination. Del Monte pet products is the latest company to voluntarily recall some of its brands. (Sat, 07 Apr 2007 18:17:06 GMT)

Pet-food contaminant remains unknown
Pet owners want to know the contaminant in the largest pet-food recall in U.S. history, but experts say it's like looking for a needle in a haystack. (Sat, 07 Apr 2007 19:34:44 GMT)

Pet Food Recall Prompts Pet Owner To Seek Alternative Options
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -- Natural food is fast becoming an option for pet owners these days. The recent pet food recall has many fearing for the health of their pets and taking no chances. (Sat, 07 Apr 2007 20:24:17 GMT)

Pet Food Recall
The Diamond Pet Food company, whose products are also sold under the brand names Country Value and Professional, has recalled 19 varieties of dog and cat food. The FDA says at least 23 dogs have died and 18 others have fallen ill. (Sat, 07 Apr 2007 20:55:13 GMT)

Pet Food Crisis Spreads to More Brands, Dry Food and Treats
APRIL 02, 2007 -- WASHINGTON - Supermarkets are starting to run out of the pet food brands they can carry. (Sat, 07 Apr 2007 21:05:16 GMT)

Reading Pet Food Labels
More pet owners are reading food labels. This week yet another pet food product is being pulled from the shelves. Dog biscuits made by Sunshine Mills, and sold under the 'Ol Roy name at Wal-Mart are feared to contain poisoned wheat gluten. (Sat, 07 Apr 2007 21:09:44 GMT)

Southern Utahns offer insight into pet-food recall
ST. GEORGE — A nationwide pet-food recall has caused some Southern Utah pet owners to be a little more suspicious of the food they give their animals. (Sun, 08 Apr 2007 01:20:31 GMT)

Pet food recalls continue
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- A pet food recall that began three weeks ago continues to grow. The latest additions are dog treats and biscuits made by Sunshine Mills. (Sun, 08 Apr 2007 01:31:16 GMT)

Pet Food Crisis Spreads to More Brands, Dry Food and Treats
APRIL 02, 2007 -- WASHINGTON - Supermarkets are starting to run out of the pet food brands they can carry. (Sun, 08 Apr 2007 02:05:16 GMT)

Pet Food Recall Update
For weeks now the pet food recall has been one of the nation's top stories. (Sun, 08 Apr 2007 02:39:19 GMT)

Pet Food Intentionally Contaminated?
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it's possible that pet food linked to kidney failure was intentionally contaminated. Health officials said tainted wheat gluten from China is to blame for making pets sick. (Sun, 08 Apr 2007 03:37:32 GMT)

Pet Food Recall Update
An investigation is underway to see if the pet food was contaminated on purpose. (Sun, 08 Apr 2007 04:54:19 GMT)

Senate panel to question FDA response to tainted pet food
Sen. Durbin says the agency should be able to order a recall rather than rely on companies to do so voluntarily. WASHINGTON — Seeking ways to ensure that pet food is safe, a Senate subcommittee plans to question Food and Drug Administration officials as soon as Thursday about their response to the contamination that has killed pets and led to the recall of more than 100 brands. (Sun, 08 Apr 2007 07:14:25 GMT)

Senate subcommittee plans pet food hearing with FDA
Seeking ways to ensure that pet food is safe, a Senate subcommittee plans to question Food and Drug Administration officials as soon as Thursday about their response to the contamination that has killed pets and led to the recall of more than 100 brands. (Sun, 08 Apr 2007 08:15:52 GMT)

bData:/b Pet food recall database
Pet food manufacturers have recalled or withdrawn more than 100 brands of dog and cat food and snacks, amid fears that tainted wheat gluten is killing animals around the country. To find out if your pets food is on the Food and Drug Administrations recall list, use a database provided by The Tennessean. a hrefhttp://data.tennessean.com/DB/petfood2007/petfood2007.php targetnew ... (Sun, 08 Apr 2007 09:30:06 GMT)

Tainted pet food still raising concerns
ST. GEORGE — A nationwide pet food recall has caused some Southern Utah pet owners to be a little more suspicious of the food they give their animals. (Sun, 08 Apr 2007 11:05:41 GMT)

Pet food scare sends shivers through hearts of cat owners
MANSFIELD -- Roberta Wilson's chow is one of the animals affected by contaminated pet food. "It's a terrible tragedy," she said while staffing the S.T.O.P. booth Saturday at the Mid-Ohio Cat Fanciers annual CFA Allbreed and Household Pet cat show at Richland County Fairgrounds. (Sun, 08 Apr 2007 11:09:13 GMT)

Pet food recall brings new business to local woman
The pet food call recall has some pet owners getting away from manufactured options and going all natural with food straight from the kitchen. With 12 dogs of her own, you'd think Dee Finch would be concerned about the pet food recall. But she knows what's in her dogs food. (Sun, 08 Apr 2007 11:57:21 GMT)

Pet food issue started months ago
Area pet owners are facing a tough, sometimes deadly, situation. But now all they can do is react to something that could have been sitting in their pet’s food dish for months. (Sun, 08 Apr 2007 12:33:55 GMT)

Del Monte Pet Products Modifies Recall List
These product codes and dates are in addition to the codes and dates previously identified in the Del Monte Pet Products voluntary recall: (Sun, 08 Apr 2007 16:38:03 GMT)

Pet food recall pains owners
While theres no way to confirm how many northeast Wisconsin pets have gotten sick or died from eating contaminated food identified in a nationwide recall, at least a few here may be among the victims. The largest pet food recall in history has reached into all parts of the country, and this areas dogs and cats have not been spared. I know of three or four, said Alicia Zuehlsdorf, manager of Pet ... (Sun, 08 Apr 2007 16:55:55 GMT)

Pet food in short supply at some animal shelters
Pet owners are on edge about the ever-expanding list of recalled foods, but what about those cats and dogs living in animal shelters? "People forget about them," said Mike Oswald, Director for Multnomah County Animal Services. (Sun, 08 Apr 2007 19:05:33 GMT)

Senator wants pet food hearing
At least one U.S. senator wants to hold hearings in the wake of the nationwide tainted pet food recall. (Sun, 08 Apr 2007 19:34:44 GMT)

Pet Food Crisis Spreads to More Brands, Dry Food and Treats
APRIL 02, 2007 -- WASHINGTON - Supermarkets are starting to run out of the pet food brands they can carry. (Sun, 08 Apr 2007 20:05:16 GMT)

Pet food recall has little impact here
Menu Foods Income Fund, a Canadian-based pet food packaging company, announced a precautionary recall of about 50 pet food brands March 16, but the recall hasn't had much impact locally. (Sun, 08 Apr 2007 20:19:07 GMT)

`Patchwork' of Pet Food Rules Under Scrutiny
KANSAS CITY, Mo. _ A pet food recall that began more than three weeks ago for food made at a plant in Emporia, Kan., has since widened to six other U.S. manufacturers. (Sun, 08 Apr 2007 21:17:20 GMT)

Senator Wants Pet Food Hearing
At least one U.S. senator wants to hold hearings in the wake of the nationwide tainted pet food recall. Saying the system is broken-down, Sen. Richard J. Durbin, D-Ill., said he would like to see the U.S. (Sun, 08 Apr 2007 21:17:30 GMT)

Pet Food Recall Benefits Some Stores
HONOLULU (KHNL) - Pet owners, beware. The pet food recall is expanding to now include dog biscuits. The expanding recall is making pet owners change their buying habits, which is benefiting some companies. (Mon, 09 Apr 2007 03:48:28 GMT)

Reaction To Third Pet Pig Killing In Six Months
HONOLULU (KHNL) - The community reacts, two days after another pet pig is killed, this time in Tantalus. It's the third such incident just in the past six months, and among a handful of recent animal cruelty cases in Hawaii. (Mon, 09 Apr 2007 03:52:44 GMT)

Another Pet Pig Killing Shocks A Tantalus Family
TANTALUS (KHNL) - A Tantalus family grieves over the loss of its pot-bellied pig. It's the latest case of a pet pig being killed on private property. It happened less than a week after a senate committee passed tougher animal cruelty legislation. (Mon, 09 Apr 2007 03:53:24 GMT)

Interview: Attorney Emily Gardner on the Pet Food Recall
(KHNL) - Lawyers are preparing to file lawsuits against the makers of the tainted pet food. Honolulu attorney Emily Gardner represents several families whose pets have been affected, have become ill or have died after eating the recalled food. (Mon, 09 Apr 2007 04:08:11 GMT)

Concerned Pet Owners Flooding Veterinarians with Calls
HONOLULU (KHNL) - The massive pet food recall is causing a panic for Hawaii pet owners. The food is off store shelves, but it may still be in people's homes. And many are bombarding veterinarian offices with calls, worried about what to do and if their dog or cat is going to be okay. (Mon, 09 Apr 2007 04:08:21 GMT)

Federal Officials Fear More Pet Deaths
HONOLULU (KHNL) - The Food and Drug Administration announces tonight more pet deaths are expected as a result of tainted pet food. Sadly a second Hawaii family says their pet died after eating dog food on the recall list. (Mon, 09 Apr 2007 04:09:51 GMT)

Teacher's pet
There's now an official top dog in Southwest Florida. Miniature schnauzer Koby Jo took first place in The News-Press Pet Idol contest. (Mon, 09 Apr 2007 05:28:37 GMT)

Recall benefits organic pet foods
NEW YORK -- Sales of organic and natural pet foods are getting a boost from the nationwide recall of more than 60 million packages with familiar brands. (Mon, 09 Apr 2007 06:59:35 GMT)

Keep the pet, lose the cable TV
If you suddenly found yourself without enough cash to pay your bills, would you part with your pet? (Mon, 09 Apr 2007 08:11:39 GMT)

Pet-food recall baffles owners
With a number of announcements about tainted pet food, local pet owners have been left wondering: What do we do now? (Mon, 09 Apr 2007 09:39:13 GMT)

Pet food rules a patchwork
A pet food recall that began more than three weeks ago for food made at a plant in Emporia, Kan., has since widened to six other U.S. manufacturers. (Mon, 09 Apr 2007 10:10:34 GMT)

Grieving pet owners get chance to share their sorrow
TURLOCK — When losing a pet, owners go through the same grieving process they would if they lost a fam-ily member, with one big difference — the support system isn't in place the way it is when human tragedy strikes. (Mon, 09 Apr 2007 11:26:56 GMT)

Blogs: Horror film causes writer to ponder pet cemeteries
HUNTINGTON — The movie "Pet Semetary" has caused local pet owner Tammy Clark to do some thinking. (Mon, 09 Apr 2007 13:19:35 GMT)

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