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FDA says....... Jerky treats leave nearly 600 dogs dead in 'mysterious outbreak'.......

Discussion in 'Messages for All Guests and Members' started by daveomak, Oct 23, 2013.

  1. daveomak

    daveomak Epic Pitmaster OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    For all of us that are dog owners......   Dave

    Federal health officials are warning pet owners to be cautious about feeding their dogs jerky treats as they continue to investigate a treat-related illnesses that has left nearly 600 dogs dead and sickened more than 3,000 others.

    The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday issued an alert to consumers about the illnesses and deaths tied to jerky treats from China. Officials say the exact cause of the illnesses remains unknown.
  2. foamheart

    foamheart Epic Pitmaster OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Not being political here but, basically what have they brought here that does work as intended? I mean even the drywall molded and rotted! Thats just compressed dirt and paper.

    Don't all you NW'ers laugh but....... I was looking to buy some flash frozen Red Crabs last weel and they were packaged and sold from Russia!
    Last edited: Oct 23, 2013
  3. Thanks for the heads-up Dave,  Haven't had any problems, but just threw a bag in the garbage. Better safe than sorry-
  4. s2k9k

    s2k9k AMNPS Test Group

    Thanks Dave!
  5. kathrynn

    kathrynn Legendary Pitmaster OTBS Member

    Saw this on Facebook this morning from our Local News Station.  Jeeze!  I am going to have to look at the Cat treats here!

  6. Thanks for the info! And they think China is going to process chicken for human consumption without killing a slew of people! 
  7. GaryHibbert

    GaryHibbert Legendary Pitmaster OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Thanks for the heads up.  I try never to buy anything made in China, but sometimes it just slips through