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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: 103,994
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


Nov 28, 2014 Sandra Fox
Nov 28, 2014 Ray Merryman Time to put Pets before Profit! Ban treats from China until they are safe to eat!
Nov 28, 2014 (Name not displayed) Keep our pets safe
Nov 28, 2014 Terri Sammarco
Nov 28, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Nov 28, 2014 Barbara higgs
Nov 28, 2014 christie allman
Nov 28, 2014 Viola Villanueva Stop inporting from China
Nov 28, 2014 Alma Pullen Please stop this from happening to any dog they need our help
Nov 28, 2014 Cynthia Rosmus
Nov 28, 2014 Arianne Jones
Nov 27, 2014 Brenda Wallace
Nov 27, 2014 (Name not displayed) I think it is ridiculous that we have regulations governing pet food companies, but all they have to do to get around them is to import the food from another country.
Nov 27, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Nov 27, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Nov 27, 2014 (Name not displayed) My husky Niko is my life and care what I feed him and what is in the products buy
Nov 27, 2014 Robin Aldrich
Nov 27, 2014 Tina Simmons
Nov 27, 2014 Liss Grossi
Nov 27, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Nov 27, 2014 Angela Berard
Nov 27, 2014 Laurie Wasik Ban please
Nov 27, 2014 ken hardeman
Nov 27, 2014 Karen Brockwell Yoo many pets have become deathly ill or died from omported pet treats or chews. Please stop.these imports.
Nov 27, 2014 Lisa Dakes
Nov 27, 2014 (Name not displayed) Please stop importing dog treats from China.
Nov 27, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Nov 27, 2014 Stacy John
Nov 27, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Nov 27, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Nov 27, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Nov 27, 2014 Dawn Tutt
Nov 27, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Nov 27, 2014 Kristie Campbell Ridiculous that this is still happening. FDA, I know you're a government agency, but get off your asses and do something. You sure know how to ban everything else.
Nov 27, 2014 Carol Graham
Nov 27, 2014 Barbara Allen We lost our fur baby due to these treats!!
Nov 27, 2014 Michelle Brooks
Nov 27, 2014 Norm Seavey
Nov 27, 2014 carolyn budziszewski
Nov 26, 2014 Carol Faucett
Nov 26, 2014 Emily Tenaglia
Nov 26, 2014 Amy Hightower
Nov 26, 2014 Kandy Chewning
Nov 26, 2014 chantal baas
Nov 26, 2014 monica russo
Nov 26, 2014 Larisa Long
Nov 25, 2014 andrea henry
Nov 25, 2014 Gail Peters
Nov 25, 2014 Vicky Kammer
Nov 24, 2014 (Name not displayed) This Is Bull Shit!! Stop Allowing Us To Feed Our Pets Stuff That Is Harmful To Them!!

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