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On May 16, 2014, NBC released an article confirming that despite seven years of testing and thousands of pet deaths, the FDA still can’t identify the specific contaminants in Chinese-imported pet treats. While the FDA continues their investigation, dogs continue to die -- enacting a ban on pet treats imported from China is more important than ever. Sign the petition and tell the FDA that they've come up short for too long.
Goal: 150,000 Progress: 102,480
Sponsored by: The Animal Rescue Site

Losing a pet is like losing a family member. When our pet is suffering, we suffer too. These situations are real-life for thousands of dog owners whose dogs consumed certain jerky treats made in China. Thousands of dogs have fallen ill or died from these contaminated chicken jerky treats.

In response the FDA sent investigators to the plants in China where the treats are manufactured; but due to China’s stringent laws and other barriers, the FDA can’t find the source of the toxin. There can be no mandated recall.

Many have requested the companies involved voluntarily recall the products in question, but as we often see in these cases, profit trumps protection.

China’s obfuscation and companies’ unwillingness to recall dangerous products have left us no choice but to ban all imports of dog treats from China. Call on the FDA to ban all dog treat imports from China until the proper steps are taken to address this problem.

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Dear FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg:

Beloved pets are dying by the hundreds, and there doesn't seem to be anything we can do about it. Certain jerky treats from China are causing dogs to become extremely ill and, in some cases, die.

As you know the FDA launched an investigation to find out the ultimate catalyst for these deaths, but Chinese laws and the companies' unwillingness to voluntarily recall the products are seriously obfuscating the investigation.

They have left us no choice: we must ban all imports of dog treats from China until the culprit behind the situation is identified.

Please act swiftly on this matter. Thank you.

Petition Signatures

Jul 31, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Jul 31, 2014 Jeni Shije
Jul 31, 2014 Carl Morales
Jul 31, 2014 Amy Pierfederici Hope no one else has to lose thier beloved companion because of this
Jul 31, 2014 Kaley Bill
Jul 30, 2014 Alexis Beasley
Jul 30, 2014 Jodi Desharnais The war is done
Jul 30, 2014 felisha juska
Jul 30, 2014 Yves Vanderlick
Jul 30, 2014 Stephanie Gris
Jul 30, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Jul 30, 2014 Susan Beasley
Jul 29, 2014 Toby Brown
Jul 29, 2014 deb serpico Ban the treats!!!! There is absolutely no reason to import these. There are plenty of other options. We all have a moral obligation to protect our innocent pets!
Jul 29, 2014 Debra Zamudio I love my pets very much!! We must ban all imports, unless we know 100% that it is safe !!
Jul 29, 2014 nicole Chapman
Jul 29, 2014 Darcy Grosjean
Jul 29, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Jul 29, 2014 Pamela Presti
Jul 29, 2014 julissa alexander
Jul 29, 2014 Diane Keeton Read labels thoroughly and investigate company's imports for food/treats. Although "Made In USA" some import ingredients from China.
Jul 29, 2014 Holly Zell No more Chinese pet food in the U.S.
Jul 29, 2014 (Name not displayed) Please STOP importing these dog treats.
Jul 29, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Jul 29, 2014 Comora Tolliver
Jul 29, 2014 Dora Dewitt
Jul 29, 2014 Marla McAlpine Stop importing these treats from China! Quit killing our pets!!
Jul 29, 2014 Robert Strand You should bust them up for trilling to hurt on arm animals.love animals
Jul 29, 2014 Rebecca Medeiros
Jul 29, 2014 (Name not displayed) Disgusting horrible and awful it makes me sick wat ur doing 2these VERY VERY INNOCENT dogs bless tthem SHAME ON YOU ALL!!!!!!😈
Jul 29, 2014 Sonja Yates
Jul 29, 2014 Kathleen Kelly We must protect our pets!!!!
Jul 29, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Jul 29, 2014 jennifer smith Stop acting like everthing in the united states does not matter!! We the people matter and so does all the different animals too. You are the ones that should be banned!!! You do nothing for us but hurt us and get away with it and that is a shame.
Jul 29, 2014 Joetta Scofield If humans can't eat it, then don't try to feed it to our pets.
Jul 29, 2014 Denise Adleman It's ridiculous and unacceptable.
Jul 29, 2014 Melissa Frost
Jul 29, 2014 Angel R
Jul 29, 2014 (Name not displayed) Huge problem. My dog got deathly Ill.. Vet said his life will be shortened due to Chinese dog treat ingestion... Labeling IS intentionally misleading. American flag on package. Micro print, made in China. This isn't acceptable.
Jul 29, 2014 Rebecca White
Jul 29, 2014 Bo Rutjes
Jul 29, 2014 Debra Godwin
Jul 29, 2014 Deborah Isaacs
Jul 29, 2014 Melissa Chernis
Jul 29, 2014 Betty Arnall
Jul 29, 2014 christina turpin
Jul 29, 2014 Jennifer Clubb
Jul 28, 2014 Emmit Luther This is the right thing to do to protect our pets.
Jul 28, 2014 Jordyn Page Just as we would want imported foods to be safe for our children to consume, we want imported treats to be safe for our pets to consume. Please stop importing pet treats from China until you can ensure that our four-legged children will be safe.

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