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On May 16, 2014, NBC released an article confirming that despite seven years of testing and thousands of pet deaths, the FDA still can’t identify the specific contaminants in Chinese-imported pet treats. While the FDA continues their investigation, dogs continue to die -- enacting a ban on pet treats imported from China is more important than ever. Sign the petition and tell the FDA that they've come up short for too long.
Goal: 150,000 Progress: 107,606
Sponsored by: The Animal Rescue Site

Losing a pet is like losing a family member. When our pet is suffering, we suffer too. These situations are real-life for thousands of dog owners whose dogs consumed certain jerky treats made in China. Thousands of dogs have fallen ill or died from these contaminated chicken jerky treats.

In response the FDA sent investigators to the plants in China where the treats are manufactured; but due to China’s stringent laws and other barriers, the FDA can’t find the source of the toxin. There can be no mandated recall.

Many have requested the companies involved voluntarily recall the products in question, but as we often see in these cases, profit trumps protection.

China’s obfuscation and companies’ unwillingness to recall dangerous products have left us no choice but to ban all imports of dog treats from China. Call on the FDA to ban all dog treat imports from China until the proper steps are taken to address this problem.

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Dear FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg:

Beloved pets are dying by the hundreds, and there doesn't seem to be anything we can do about it. Certain jerky treats from China are causing dogs to become extremely ill and, in some cases, die.

As you know the FDA launched an investigation to find out the ultimate catalyst for these deaths, but Chinese laws and the companies' unwillingness to voluntarily recall the products are seriously obfuscating the investigation.

They have left us no choice: we must ban all imports of dog treats from China until the culprit behind the situation is identified.

Please act swiftly on this matter. Thank you.

Petition Signatures


Jul 30, 2016 Angie Walker
Jul 27, 2016 Sheila Oliver
Jul 27, 2016 LESLIE SINGLETON
Jul 27, 2016 Jody Moody
Jul 26, 2016 Karin Zimmermann
Jul 26, 2016 leo v zeeland
Jul 26, 2016 Jodi Igard
Jul 26, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Jul 25, 2016 Kris W
Jul 25, 2016 (Name not displayed) Ban imports until the problem is solved. Otherwise our beloved pets continue to be at risk for preventable illness , even death.
Jul 25, 2016 mario forchelli
Jul 25, 2016 aruna magnus
Jul 25, 2016 Dale Sloat
Jul 25, 2016 Jan Sloat If the TPP goes thru to signature, things will be even worse, not only for pets but for humans, too.
Jul 25, 2016 cindy lynch
Jul 25, 2016 Rita Staempfli
Jul 25, 2016 Kelli Lewis
Jul 24, 2016 Annette Grochau
Jul 24, 2016 (Name not displayed) I. Have seen friends of mines dog get sick because of Chinese dog treats. I tell everyone I know not to buy them. Please ban them until they are deemed safe. This would of happened much sooner if people were getting sick.
Jul 24, 2016 Mary Connolly Ban all dog food from China. It is all crap!!
Jul 24, 2016 (Name not displayed) yes plzzzz
Jul 24, 2016 lori spears
Jul 24, 2016 C M Franklin
Jul 24, 2016 Fournier Fernande
Jul 24, 2016 Rachel Rakaczky
Jul 24, 2016 Andrew Sulay
Jul 24, 2016 Melanie Seefuß
Jul 24, 2016 Morgan Manuele
Jul 24, 2016 Klaas van Santen
Jul 24, 2016 angelika wegner
Jul 24, 2016 Doris Koinig
Jul 24, 2016 Petra Hegenscheidt
Jul 24, 2016 paula martins
Jul 24, 2016 willem kom
Jul 24, 2016 Ariadna Alonso
Jul 24, 2016 Silvia Steinbrecher
Jul 24, 2016 Petra Egging
Jul 23, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Jul 23, 2016 Bianca Zen
Jul 22, 2016 natalie collins
Jul 22, 2016 Monica Lanzi
Jul 22, 2016 Mary Ann Rosso
Jul 22, 2016 Deirdre Newsom
Jul 22, 2016 Michael Stec
Jul 22, 2016 nathalie van manen
Jul 21, 2016 Cathleen Crawley
Jul 20, 2016 Jacob Spillman
Jul 20, 2016 Mary DANDREA
Jul 18, 2016 eci okta
Jul 17, 2016 Carole Kubik

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