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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

Mar 24, 2018 Luz Cadena
Mar 24, 2018 Nancy Paskowitz
Mar 23, 2018 Barbara Jack
Mar 23, 2018 Ann Lane
Mar 23, 2018 Richard Rheder
Mar 23, 2018 Susan Fleming
Mar 23, 2018 Kathleen Unger
Mar 23, 2018 Kimberly Wong-Hyde
Mar 22, 2018 Steve Barton
Mar 21, 2018 Joanne Thielen
Mar 21, 2018 Betty Finley
Mar 21, 2018 Carla Montes
Mar 20, 2018 Lesley Adamson Pet food is important to pet owners as it keeps our animals healthy and safe.
Mar 20, 2018 Linda Borner
Mar 18, 2018 Leah Helmer
Mar 18, 2018 Ana Suarez
Mar 17, 2018 Edward FLOUNOY
Mar 17, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Mar 17, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Mar 17, 2018 Marian Petrovich
Mar 16, 2018 Lindsay Tubbs
Mar 16, 2018 Malibu Green
Mar 16, 2018 Joan Heezen
Mar 16, 2018 Susan Hodgson
Mar 15, 2018 Angela Danzik
Mar 15, 2018 Danuta Baziuk
Mar 15, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Mar 15, 2018 hEATHER Knowles
Mar 15, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Mar 15, 2018 Leslie Sisco
Mar 15, 2018 Patricia Stedge
Mar 15, 2018 Marilyn Williams We love our dear pets Please protect them with stricter food guidelines not just minimum 5 of requirem.
Mar 13, 2018 Chris Jones
Mar 13, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Mar 13, 2018 Ronetta Garrett It scares me to think what horrible things we might be feeding our furry family members.
Mar 13, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Mar 13, 2018 Anne Myers
Mar 13, 2018 Kelly Shanks
Mar 13, 2018 Judith P. Lindsey
Mar 13, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Mar 12, 2018 martha johnson pet food is trash---roadkill, slaughterhouse rejects, euthanized pets, dangerous chemicals, non-food crap...this must sop. let's have a new set of guidelines so that all the corn in petfoodwill disappear and quit giving our pets cancers!
Mar 11, 2018 Lina Guerrero
Mar 11, 2018 Pat Lowenberg
Mar 11, 2018 William Wilson Every week we hear about more pet foods being recalled, when do we wake up and do something about it!
Mar 11, 2018 Celeste Allen This has got to stop. These companies are killing our beloved pets. And our pets are family. When a enough law suits get filed and hold the FDA as responsible as the company's who does this kind of crap. FDA do your job that's what you get paid for.
Mar 10, 2018 Margaret Randall
Mar 10, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Mar 10, 2018 Anne Corso Make stronger pet food regulations!!! Are pets deserve the best!!!
Mar 10, 2018 Julieann Thornton
Mar 10, 2018 Amber moen

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