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Re: Fw: American Nutrition, Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall

  • To: gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: Re: Fw: American Nutrition, Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall
  • From: "Pam Evans" <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
  • Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2007 21:04:50 -0500
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Me too.  Thank goodness Sugar is on prescription food which so far is ok,
but this is useful info and I appreciate it!

On 4/27/07, Donna <gossiper@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>
> I would like to continue hearing about this- even tho it makes me
> upset.... so on or off list would be appreciated.
>
> Donna
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----
>
>
>
> A day late and a dollar short... And in light of what the other companies
> have
> said about AmNutrition's  "tampering", very interesting.
>
> BTW, If ya'll are tired of me posting these, I'll quit. Some have said
> they
> welcome the info, but I know that a lot of you are gardeners and not pet
> people.
>
> d
>
> American Nutrition, Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall
> Contact:
> Bill Behnken, 801.394.3477, bill@amnutrition.com
> Naomi Keller, 801.554.0023, naomi@amnutrition.com
>
> FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- April 26, 2007 -- The Denver office of the FDA
> informed American Nutrition, Inc. today that certain samples of rice
> protein
> shipped to its production facility have been contaminated with melamine,
> an
> industrial chemical used to make plastics and fertilizers that may be
> harmful
> to animals if consumed. The rice protein in question was obtained from San
> Francisco-based Wilbur-Ellis Company.
>
> The FDA is investigating the use of rice protein, an ingredient found in a
> number of canned pet food products and baked pet food treats to fortify
> protein levels, after a portion of Wilbur-Ellis' rice protein supply was
> found
> to be contaminated with melamine. American Nutrition immediately
> discontinued
> the use of rice protein after learning of the melamine contamination.
>
> The FDA has urged American Nutrition to issue a voluntary recall of pet
> foods
> manufactured using Wilbur-Ellis rice protein. None of these products is
> sold
> under an American Nutrition brand, but are sold through other independent
> companies. No American Nutrition brands or other products they manufacture
> for
> other businesses are affected by this recall.
>
> The products subject to this recall are as follows:
>
> CANNED CAT FOOD
> Blue Buffalo Spa Select Hairball Control Oven Roasted Chicken 3oz AUG 21
> 09
> APR 15 10
> Blue Buffalo Spa Select Kitten Recipe Oven Roasted Chicken 3oz AUG 21 09
> APR
> 15 10
> Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover's Soul Kitten Formula 5.5oz 15 AUG 08 15
> APR
> 09
> Harmony Farms Country Chicken Entrie 3oz AUG 21 09 APR 15 10
> Natural Balance Ocean Fish Formula 3oz and 6 oz AUG 21 09 APR 15 10
>
> CANNED DOG FOOD
> Blue Buffalo Beef Dinner 12.5oz AUG 21 09 APR 15 10
> Blue Buffalo Chicken Dinner 12.5oz AUG 21 09 APR 15 10
> Blue Buffalo Hearty Venison Dinner 12.5oz AUG 21 09 APR 15 10
> Blue Buffalo Lamb Dinner 12.5oz AUG 21 09 APR 15 10
> Blue Buffalo Salmon Dinner 12.5oz AUG 21 09 APR 15 10
> Blue Buffalo Turkey Meatloaf Dinner 12.5oz AUG 21 09 APR 15 10
> Canine Caviar Gourmet Beaver 13.2oz AUG 21 08 APR 15 09
> Canine Caviar Gourmet Turkey 13.2oz AUG 21 08 APR 15 09
> Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover's Soul Puppy Formula 13oz 21 AUG 08 15 APR
> 09
> Diamond Lamb & Rice 13oz 21 AUG 09 15 APR 10
> Harmony Farms Beef 12.5oz AUG 21 09 APR 15 10
> Harmony Farms Chicken 12.5oz AUG 21 09 APR 15 10
> Harmony Farms Lamb 12.5oz AUG 21 09 APR 15 10
> Harmony Farms Salmon 12.5oz AUG 21 09 APR 15 10
> Kirkland Signature Premium Dog 2-Flavor Variety Pack 14oz (24-pack) AUG 21
> 08
> APR 15 09
> Mulligan Stew Chicken 13.2oz AUG 21 09 APR 15 10
> Mulligan Stew Turkey 13.2oz AUG 21 09 APR 15 10
> Natural Balance Beef Formula 13oz AUG 21 09 APR 15 10
> Natural Balance Chicken Formula 13oz AUG 21 09 APR 15 10
> Natural Balance Lamb Formula 13oz AUG 21 09 APR 15 10
> Natural Balance Venison & Brown Rice 13oz AUG 21 09 APR 15 10
>
> BAKED DOG TREATS
> Natural Balance Venison & Brown Rice Formula Baked Dog Treats 14oz AUG 21
> 07
> APR 15 08
> Blue Buffalo Health Bars Baked With Apples & Yogurt Dog Treats 20oz AUG 21
> 07
> APR 15 08
>
> Pet owners who purchased these pet foods should immediately discontinue
> using
> the products and return unused portions to the place of purchase for a
> full
> refund.
>
> These products represent a small percentage of those manufactured by
> American
> Nutrition. To reiterate, no American Nutrition brands or other products
> manufactured for other businesses are affected by this recall.
>
> We at American Nutrition care immensely about the quality of the products
> we
> manufacture and the health of the pets that consume them. We want to
> express
> our deep concern over this situation. Feeding pets has been our business
> and
> passion for more than 35 years. We take that responsibility seriously and
> are
> very proud of what we do and how we do it. We will continue to work
> closely
> with the FDA in their ongoing investigation.
>
> For more information, we encourage you to visit the FDA website:
> www.fda.gov.
> Consumers with additional questions can contact us by calling
> 1.800.257.4530
> or by e:mailing us at feedback@amnutrition.com or by visiting
> www.americannutritioninc.com.
>
> ####
>
> FDA's Recalls, Market Withdrawals and Safety Alerts Page:
> http://www.fda.gov/opacom/7alerts.html
>
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Kemp TX
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