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Research On Meat Species In Pet Foods Shows Not All Brands Follow Regulations
2014-10-02 03:54:37

By Sheri Ledbetter, Chapman University Researchers in Chapman University’s Food Science Program have just published a study on pet food mislabeling. The study focused on commercial pet foods marketed for dogs and cats to identify meat species present as well as any instances of mislabeling. Of the 52 products tested, 31 were labeled correctly, 20 were potentially mislabeled, and one contained a non-specific meat ingredient that could not be verified. “Although regulations exist for...

2014-07-04 23:01:20

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Veterinary Health Markets” to its store. The report provides a detailed analysis of the global veterinary health market, including common diseases in cattle, pigs, poultry, dogs, cats and horses. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 04, 2014 Veterinary health products, including veterinary pharmaceuticals, biologicals and medicated feed additives (MFAs), have transformed the health and welfare of livestock and companion animals worldwide. The range and complexity of...

2014-06-11 08:31:09

SAN FRANCISCO, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kindred Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: KIN), a biopharmaceutical company focused on saving and improving the lives of pets, today announced that it will host an Investor Breakfast on Friday, June 13, 2014 in New York City. Kindred Bio's executive management team will provide an overview of the Company's strategies and Stephen Sundlof, D.V.M, Ph.D., will offer insights into the animal health business from an FDA perspective. Dr. Sundlof was...

FDA Curb Antibiotics In Animal Foods
2013-12-11 13:18:30

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued guidelines calling on international pharmaceutical companies to phase out the production of antibiotics designed for use in animal production facilities. These drugs are often added to chicken or cow feed not to cure a sick animal, but to help them gain weight faster – a side-effect of the medications. In a statement, the FDA cited the growing concern of antibiotic resistant bacteria...

Tainted Pet Treats Kill 600 Cats And Dogs
2013-10-23 11:41:33

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Nearly 600 dogs and cats have died since 2007 after eating tainted pet treats. Now the Food and Drug Administration, (FDA) fresh from the two-week partial government shutdown, wants to understand why. An estimated 3,600 pets have become ill after eating treats mostly made in China which contain chicken, dried fruit, duck and sweet potatoes. The FDA says their Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) has already conducted over 1,200...

2011-06-08 11:34:00

Company takes action in response to FDA data SILVER SPRING, Md., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced that Alpharma, a subsidiary of Pfizer Inc., will voluntarily suspend U.S. sales of the animal drug 3-Nitro (Roxarsone), a product used by poultry producers since the 1940s. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) The move follows a recent FDA study of 100 broiler chickens that detected inorganic arsenic, a known...

2010-06-28 10:45:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., June 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued draft guidance intended to help reduce the development of resistance to medically important antimicrobial drugs used in food-producing animals. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) Today's draft guidance outlines the FDA's current thinking on strategies to assure that antimicrobial drugs that are...


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