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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: 103,790
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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

Oct 31, 2014 Lisa Ivy
Oct 31, 2014 Heather Bough
Oct 31, 2014 Linda Gentle
Oct 31, 2014 Deanna Moore
Oct 31, 2014 BRYAN JAJOWKA
Oct 31, 2014 Brian Gilbey
Oct 31, 2014 Mary Lou Grass
Oct 31, 2014 Jennifer Leonard
Oct 31, 2014 C J. Lisa
Oct 31, 2014 sandy loney SAFE FOOD for all our family members ~~ that includes our furry ones!
Oct 31, 2014 Leslie Solook
Oct 31, 2014 Morgan Boots
Oct 31, 2014 Karolina Charyło
Oct 30, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Oct 30, 2014 Sieglinda Du Preez
Oct 29, 2014 Marta Feio
Oct 29, 2014 sarah Manzo being a dog owner myself I'm really concerned about this Topic
Oct 29, 2014 Artice Silvester Safe food for our family.
Oct 29, 2014 Amelia Barrett
Oct 29, 2014 Vicki Baker Don't import anything from them!!!!
Oct 29, 2014 laura lanzi
Oct 29, 2014 linda ventriglia
Oct 28, 2014 Kristine Kounelis
Oct 28, 2014 Henry Geib
Oct 28, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Oct 28, 2014 Jacqueline Allen
Oct 28, 2014 David Andrews
Oct 28, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Oct 28, 2014 judith pipe
Oct 28, 2014 Jane White
Oct 28, 2014 gabi blau
Oct 27, 2014 Maureen McCoy
Oct 27, 2014 Lauren Haworth
Oct 27, 2014 Sheena Warren
Oct 27, 2014 Mary Taylor
Oct 27, 2014 Kim Singer
Oct 27, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Oct 26, 2014 Meghan Soukup Ban treats from China that are causing dogs to become extremely ill and die.
Oct 26, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Oct 26, 2014 theresa janus Dog treats should be safe for our pets. Treats from China are not. We must stop them from reaching our pets!
Oct 26, 2014 Janel Burnworth
Oct 25, 2014 Leslie LaBon
Oct 25, 2014 Sally Meissner
Oct 25, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Oct 25, 2014 monika pettersen
Oct 25, 2014 Maryann Mendoza
Oct 24, 2014 Lucile levavasseur
Oct 24, 2014 linda reynolds
Oct 24, 2014 Susan Joyce
Oct 24, 2014 Susannah Martin

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