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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: 105,324
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


Jan 29, 2015 Patricia Fuentes
Jan 29, 2015 Andrea Sommers
Jan 29, 2015 Anna Mondanelli
Jan 29, 2015 Stephen Kern
Jan 29, 2015 Zoe Roberts
Jan 29, 2015 Elizabeth Brooks
Jan 29, 2015 Carolyn Serebreny
Jan 29, 2015 Geff Keough
Jan 29, 2015 Joy Branch
Jan 29, 2015 Sonya Nel You won`t give bad treats to your child, why give it to your pet?
Jan 28, 2015 denise dirou
Jan 28, 2015 Karl Hoermann
Jan 28, 2015 Laura Poore
Jan 28, 2015 Megan Tillman
Jan 28, 2015 Tara Koppenberg
Jan 28, 2015 Matthew Lajcak
Jan 28, 2015 Yulia Kurs
Jan 28, 2015 Rebecca Lewis
Jan 28, 2015 Karen Holli
Jan 28, 2015 Lori Westman
Jan 28, 2015 luwana dyer
Jan 28, 2015 Richard Engle
Jan 28, 2015 cynmae hester
Jan 28, 2015 Daniel Spanbauer I agree with banning all pet products from china due to toxins.
Jan 28, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jan 27, 2015 chris Smith
Jan 27, 2015 stephanie bernal
Jan 27, 2015 (Name not displayed) DO NOT FEED YOUR DOG TREATS FROM CHINA!
Jan 27, 2015 Amy Gebhardt
Jan 27, 2015 kitty winrow Stop already our animals are dying from this crap!!!
Jan 27, 2015 Linda Black
Jan 27, 2015 Lenore Solomon
Jan 27, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jan 26, 2015 Blossom Mausisa-Tolentino
Jan 26, 2015 Linda Martinez
Jan 26, 2015 Mary Parsons Yes it needs ti stop too many things harming our lived ones
Jan 26, 2015 munia sircar
Jan 26, 2015 Cynthia Robart
Jan 26, 2015 jo panasci
Jan 26, 2015 Judy Chapman
Jan 26, 2015 Theresa Schultz
Jan 26, 2015 (Name not displayed) Please ensure measures are in place to make pet food and treats sold in the us safe for our pets!! Ban unsafe or problematic ingredients or sources until they are proven safe!
Jan 26, 2015 Bruce Bryant
Jan 26, 2015 Rosemary Tulipan
Jan 26, 2015 Annette Miller Ban dog treats from China
Jan 26, 2015 Sue Albiston
Jan 26, 2015 Norma Estep Stop importing!
Jan 26, 2015 CARMEN FEITO
Jan 26, 2015 Mary Ellen Fleschner
Jan 26, 2015 (Name not displayed)

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