Friday, March 20, 2009

Check Your Pet Products For Peanut Butter

Friday, January 23, 2009

Don’t Forget to Remember the Recall

This may seem obvious, but better safe than sorry. The FDA’s peanut butter recall, which you may have heard about last week, applies to our animals, too. It traced sources of Salmonella contamination to a plant owned by Peanut Corporation of America (PCA). Please discontinue offering your pets any peanut butter products until further notice.In case you’re wondering if pets even consume peanut products, “Peanut butter is often used in small amounts as an occasional reward for dogs, commonly used in treats and activity toys” said Dr. Pam Reid, Vice President of the ASPCA Animal Behavior Center.If you want more info, here’s our press release, which details Salmonella and how it affects pets—and consequentially, their humans.