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BREAKING NEWS: JUNE 23rd, 2016 - Radagast Pet Food, Inc. of Portland, Oregon has announced a voluntary recall of four lots of its Frozen Rad Cat Raw Diet, which may be contaminated by Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes. Untreated, a Listeria infection in a cat can result in paralysis and swelling of the brain. This recall comes on the heels of the 35+ recalls that have occurred in the past year. Our pets deserve better.
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Pet food has long been a source of worry for pet owners and health officials. Reports of salmonella contamination are frequent, and threaten not only animals eating the food but also the owners handling it. Nutritional deficiencies and toxins have been found in pet foods as well — including melamine, which has led to multiple pet deaths.

The FDA’s new proposal includes safety requirements similar to those in place for manufacturers of human food, ensuring that manufacturers are proactive in their efforts to keep pet food safe. The current system is reactive; the government does not respond to pet food safety issues until after they are reported. In the past, it's taken weeks of reports from consumers before contaminations were discovered and recalls announced, and thousands of dogs and cats are believed to have died.

This long-awaited move by the FDA is likely to be opposed, and possibly diluted, by large pet food manufacturers and importers. Make your voice heard now: It’s past time for the FDA to help ensure that the food we feed our pets is safe!

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To the FDA Commissioner:

As you know, the discovery and recall of contaminated pet food happens on far too frequent a basis. Recalls of pet food due to salmonella contamination are announced regularly. The melamine scandal of 2007, which caused the tragic loss of thousands of beloved pets and even made it into the human food supply via chicken feed, serves as a warning of how sweeping pet food contamination can be.

I am incredibly supportive of your proposal to enact stronger pet food manufacturing safety regulations similar to those in place for food for humans. No doubt you will receive many communications from organizations determined to dilute and weaken your proposal. I choose to support strong regulation to protect health and lives. Please continue to consider the health of our animals and our population, and enact these regulations faithfully and completely.


Petition Signatures

May 24, 2018 (Name not displayed)
May 23, 2018 Kathy Gagne Recalls re pet food products seems to be increasing so a look at the regulations definitely needs to addressed by the proper department. Please implement better standards.
May 23, 2018 Rameki Boyd
May 22, 2018 Catherine Green My boys are my family. Had one since birth and is now 11, the other from 5 wks and is now 8. I would be devastated if something happened to them!
May 22, 2018 (Name not displayed)
May 22, 2018 (Name not displayed)
May 22, 2018 Catherine O'Shea Please keep our Pets safe. They our valued members of our family.
May 21, 2018 Aliyah Khan
May 21, 2018 Penelope DeCoster
May 21, 2018 (Name not displayed) Animals deserve regulation for safe foods. They are at our mercy.
May 21, 2018 (Name not displayed) we need strong regulation on pet food.
May 21, 2018 Roxanna Light Please help make our pet foods safe,They are not just pets they are part of the family!
May 21, 2018 Faye Harbottle
May 20, 2018 Beth Mccullah
May 20, 2018 (Name not displayed) Please help make our pet foods safe.
May 20, 2018 Rhonda Spaulding
May 19, 2018 Lauren Berger
May 19, 2018 Sabrina Zilske
May 19, 2018 DEBRA DAVIS
May 19, 2018 Kelly McPherson
May 19, 2018 Carolyn Frisella
May 19, 2018 Reidun Carstens
May 19, 2018 (Name not displayed) KEEP PET FOOR SAFE FOR OUR ANIMALS!!!
May 18, 2018 Claudia Frosch
May 18, 2018 Gayle and Osornio
May 18, 2018 Freda Barrett People should not have to worry about their pets becoming sick or dying due to contaminated pet food.
May 18, 2018 Margery Hughes
May 18, 2018 Louisa Gauerke
May 18, 2018 alan harper
May 18, 2018 Sally Allen
May 18, 2018 Jaci Taylor
May 18, 2018 Doradean Correia
May 18, 2018 JOHN JONES
May 18, 2018 (Name not displayed)
May 18, 2018 Linda Albright
May 17, 2018 Mary Gelfond It is past time to ensure the "food" we feed our pets will not harm them. The incidences of cancer in dogs and cats has increased at a shocking rate. Some help with anxiety and depression. Some decrease recovery times. They have value.
May 17, 2018 Megan Burkholder
May 17, 2018 Rodney Kolar
May 16, 2018 (Name not displayed)
May 16, 2018 Linda Wakefield
May 16, 2018 Viktoriya Chukhnina
May 16, 2018 Kathy Zeagler
May 16, 2018 Susan Prince
May 16, 2018 Pam Boule
May 16, 2018 Ingra Gardner I am simply horrified by the lackadaisical approach and oversight of pet food by the FDA.
May 16, 2018 Teresa Brooks
May 15, 2018 sheryl benning
May 15, 2018 (Name not displayed) The public needs to be informed IMMEDIATELY WHEN ANY PET FOOD/treat may be dangerous to our pets. And on multiple websites and put in pet departments by law!
May 15, 2018 Wanda Majeski

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