Posts Categorized: diet and health

Tennessee Girl Calls For Change After Dogs Die From Antifreeze Poisoning | Itchmo: News For Dogs & Cats

The Humane Society of the United States estimates that 10,000 animals die each year from antifreeze poisoning. And, Haley Ham wants to do something about that. This 11-year-old girl from Tennessee lost her two dogs, Sam and Jessie, when someone in the neighborhood gave the dogs a poisonous stew with antifreeze as the main ingredient…. Read more »

Eating Organic is better for you

Our local farmer’s markets are in full swing right now, and I couldn’t be more thrilled. Living in Portland has really made us feel so much more connected to our local farmers – maybe because there are so many things grown here. It’s made us much more aware of not only how much more delicious… Read more »

MORE RECALLS

ST. CHARLES, Mo., May 11 /PRNewswire/ — Royal Canin USA is announcing today the voluntary nationwide recall of eight Sensible Choice dry dog food products and seven Kasco dry dog and cat food products. This announcement is based on the company’s ongoing extensive review of its manufacturing and quality assurance testing procedures, which identified trace… Read more »

Natural Balance Venison Products Recalled

Melamine was found in the rice protein concentrate (described by the company as rice gluten) used by Natural Balance in their Venison dog and cat formulas. Carrie Peyton Dahlberg of the Sacramento Bee is reporting Tuesday that: Natural Balance, a Pacoima-based company, is “99.9 percent sure” that a rice protein made in Asia is responsible… Read more »

some resources for food

I realized that there could be people from all over the country looking for what to feed their animals after the recall, and thought it might be useful to you to have a few manufacturers’ websites at hand. They all have store locators, so you can check to see if they are sold in your… Read more »

more recall information

Hello – sadly, the recall is being extended to new brands and even a dry food formula. Here’s an article that explains the details well: http://www.cnn.com/2007/US/03/31/pet.food.recall.ap/index.html  As before, there is still nothing affected in any of the foods that Green Dog sells. All of our foods are made with “human grade” ingredients (ingredients are of… Read more »