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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: 102,508
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 1, 2014 Courtney Garneau
Aug 1, 2014 Paul Russell The FDA still allows the importation of treats manufactured in China with poison and filth that kill dogs slowly and with great pain. Don't feed your dog animal treats when human treats are so much healthier.
Aug 1, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Aug 1, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Aug 1, 2014 Madeleine Boyne
Aug 1, 2014 Angela Johnson
Aug 1, 2014 Lisa Perkins
Aug 1, 2014 Christine Van Enkenvoort
Aug 1, 2014 Simone Pugh
Aug 1, 2014 Rossemary Anderson
Aug 1, 2014 Marie Osmundsen
Aug 1, 2014 Samuel Goodwin-Walton
Aug 1, 2014 Angela Bonner
Aug 1, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Aug 1, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Aug 1, 2014 Kenneth Sanchez
Aug 1, 2014 Eleni Psyllos Ban these products which are harming and/or killing our beloved pets!
Aug 1, 2014 Stephanie Shipe No more Chinese dog food imports. USA or no go!
Aug 1, 2014 Dawn Larrison
Aug 1, 2014 Jennifer Ritter
Aug 1, 2014 Buster Osborn Make damn sure the are safe. I won't give them to my dogs.
Aug 1, 2014 Jeffrey Bains
Aug 1, 2014 Jenene Lehman
Aug 1, 2014 Stephanie Whitney
Aug 1, 2014 Melissa Troeller
Jul 31, 2014 Karen Miller
Jul 31, 2014 Kat Ehret
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.

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