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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: 102,660
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


Aug 21, 2014 Monica Guarneri
Aug 20, 2014 Natalie Gagnon
Aug 20, 2014 Holly Kasten
Aug 20, 2014 tonya jones
Aug 20, 2014 Marita Manzo
Aug 20, 2014 Rebeca Garnica
Aug 20, 2014 (Name not displayed) My pets are my FAMILY!! Please protect them from harm from tainted treats and foods!! This is so important, we trust that what is for sale is safe for our pets! This issue should be as important as baby food or any other food products sold for humans!
Aug 20, 2014 Vicki Alexander
Aug 20, 2014 Karen Demumburn
Aug 20, 2014 (Name not displayed) I don't want to buy anything from China but I don't think we should ignore this problem. China kills enough animals as it is!
Aug 20, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Aug 20, 2014 melissa hagen
Aug 20, 2014 Sonia Frontera
Aug 20, 2014 Liliana Torres
Aug 20, 2014 Victoria Cahill
Aug 20, 2014 virginia carter
Aug 20, 2014 Brandi Wilson
Aug 20, 2014 Susan Hopkins
Aug 20, 2014 Becky Noble I will not buy dog treats from China until he ban if lifted
Aug 20, 2014 Lisa Margraf
Aug 20, 2014 Terry McGregor
Aug 20, 2014 Alexandra Tabler
Aug 19, 2014 Donna Rock
Aug 18, 2014 lisa dibiagio
Aug 18, 2014 brandy hector
Aug 18, 2014 Theresia Simon
Aug 18, 2014 Lynne Webb
Aug 17, 2014 Leonor Tirona
Aug 17, 2014 Rozanna Ramirez
Aug 17, 2014 debbie browning
Aug 17, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Aug 17, 2014 soumyadip purkayastha
Aug 17, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Aug 17, 2014 Mary Brewer
Aug 17, 2014 Kasey Bartholomew
Aug 16, 2014 Sharon Price
Aug 16, 2014 Caroline Constantinou
Aug 16, 2014 Priscilla DaCosta
Aug 16, 2014 Juliet Ganpat
Aug 16, 2014 Angelynn Jackson
Aug 15, 2014 Jenna Frennier
Aug 15, 2014 Kendra Rainwater
Aug 15, 2014 Shannon Thomas-Smith
Aug 15, 2014 cydney massman
Aug 15, 2014 Kristen may
Aug 15, 2014 Irene ROOS
Aug 15, 2014 Lisa Provident
Aug 14, 2014 amy lynn pemrick
Aug 14, 2014 Tina Holt
Aug 14, 2014 Cookie Ford

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