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Old 05-04-2007, 07:59 AM
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Default Pet Food Recall Contaminates Human Food

As the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) continues its investigation into the broadening pet health scare, new findings have emerged that make it clear that the human food supply chain could be negatively affected, along with the pet food supply.

Two new critical pieces of information were released this week. First, more foods have been added to the Menu Foods recall list because they were produced at the same time as the tainted food, creating a possibility of cross-contamination. For more information and a complete list of recalled foods, As the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) continues its investigation into the broadening pet health scare, new findings have emerged that make it clear that the human food supply chain could be negatively affected, along with the pet food supply.

Two new critical pieces of information were released this week. First, more foods have been added to the Menu Foods recall list because they were produced at the same time as the tainted food, creating a possibility of cross-contamination. For more information and a complete list of recalled foods, http://www.petstyle.com/news_ent_article.aspx?id=3756

Second, in addition to the expanded recall list, the FDA also announced that tainted wheat gluten and rice protein concentrate used in recalled pet food was also used to produce animal feed for poultry and swine. The FDA and USDA believe the likelihood of becoming ill after eating chicken or swine that were fed the contaminated products is very low. For more information from the FDA, http://www.petstyle.com/news_ent_article.aspx?id=3756

Second, in addition to the expanded recall list, the FDA also announced that tainted wheat gluten and rice protein concentrate used in recalled pet food was also used to produce animal feed for poultry and swine. The FDA and USDA believe the likelihood of becoming ill after eating chicken or swine that were fed the contaminated products is very low. For more information from the FDA, view this link.
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