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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: 107,851
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

Oct 25, 2016 Norma Peet
Oct 24, 2016 Elena Caddell
Oct 23, 2016 S. Hosse
Oct 23, 2016 Olga Faletova
Oct 21, 2016 Mari Blackwell
Oct 21, 2016 Tina Brewster
Oct 21, 2016 Holly Black
Oct 21, 2016 Jessica Wolf
Oct 20, 2016 tinakay Russell
Oct 20, 2016 Mimi Ngo
Oct 20, 2016 An Feig
Oct 20, 2016 Susan Ellis
Oct 17, 2016 Sofia U
Oct 17, 2016 cheryl wenberg
Oct 17, 2016 Roxana Moya
Oct 17, 2016 Jeanette Moldovan
Oct 17, 2016 Lori Zabrodski
Oct 16, 2016 Anthony Hostetter
Oct 16, 2016 Danuta Wojciechowska
Oct 16, 2016 Agnieszka Wojciechowska
Oct 14, 2016 Diane Schilling
Oct 14, 2016 Kacy Phan
Oct 14, 2016 Joyce Morrison
Oct 14, 2016 Laudiceia Fonseca
Oct 14, 2016 M C
Oct 13, 2016 Marc van de Waarseenburg
Oct 12, 2016 Bellinda Rolf-jansen
Oct 12, 2016 Roxanne Pranger
Oct 12, 2016 Gen Agustsson 1st of all dogs r carnivores not omnivores.
Oct 11, 2016 Linda Cummings
Oct 11, 2016 Pippa Coles
Oct 10, 2016 Donna Hernandez
Oct 9, 2016 Elizabeth Healy
Oct 9, 2016 Roslyn Healy
Oct 9, 2016 Deanne Healy
Oct 9, 2016 Richard Larsen
Oct 8, 2016 Janet Brandon
Oct 8, 2016 mariana wirzbicki
Oct 8, 2016 Michelle Pestana
Oct 8, 2016 Rita Schwarz
Oct 7, 2016 Laura Valentine
Oct 7, 2016 Doris Matte
Oct 7, 2016 Beverly Leath
Oct 7, 2016 Vivien Smith
Oct 6, 2016 Linda Burgess
Oct 5, 2016 Catharine Erwin
Oct 5, 2016 D Choike Jr
Oct 5, 2016 Beth Schulte

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