Pet food has long been a source of worry for pet owners and health officials. Reports of salmonella contamination are frequent and threaten not only animals eating the food but also the owners handling it. Nutritional deficiencies and toxins have been found in pet foods as well — including melamine, which caused a tragic loss of life in 2007.
The FDA is finally poised to enact stricter regulations but faces opposition from well-funded pet food manufacturers and importers.
Protect Your Pet: Add Your Voice in Support of This Much-Needed Proposal