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


I would like to know, too.  I have pets AND I'm not feeling too assured
that this isn't in human food, too.


Bonnie Zone 7/7 ETN
Remember:  The River Raisin, The Alamo, The Maine, Pearl Harbor, 9/11


> [Original Message]
> From: Donna <gossiper@sbcglobal.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 4/27/2007 9:45:03 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Fw: American Nutrition, Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall
>
> 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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