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Pet Food Recalls February 2013

There have been several recalls this month, and in the past week particularly, so I decided to combine them all into one post so that you can get all the information you need in one spot. Here’s what I’ve found:

Recall: Nutri-Vet Chicken Jerky Dog Treats

Nutri-Vet has issued a voluntary recall of its Nutri-Vet and Nutripet Chicken Jerky treats due to potential salmonella contamination. According to the FDA report, no pet or human illnesses have been reported. The products are being recalled due to the

Recall: Nature’s Variety Dog Food

Nature’s Variety has recently recalled the following dog foods due to potential contamination with pieces of clear plastic. The affected batch has a “Best if used by” date of 10/04/13 and includes the following: UPC# 7 69949 60137 1 –

5 Very Energetic Dog Breeds

For some people, a lap dog or calm and independent cat is the perfect pet. For others, they want a pet that demands more of them when it comes to mental and physical exercise. Consider the following five breeds (listed

Cat Gives Iron the Boot in Monopoly

Monopoly fans might be interested to learn that the game has changed a few of its pieces! A cat piece will now replace the iconic iron which has held its seat for 76 years. The first time in history, Monopoly