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BREAKING NEWS: JUNE 23rd, 2016 - Radagast Pet Food, Inc. of Portland, Oregon has announced a voluntary recall of four lots of its Frozen Rad Cat Raw Diet, which may be contaminated by Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes. Untreated, a Listeria infection in a cat can result in paralysis and swelling of the brain. This recall comes on the heels of the 35+ recalls that have occurred in the past year. Our pets deserve better.
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Pet food has long been a source of worry for pet owners and health officials. Reports of salmonella contamination are frequent, and threaten not only animals eating the food but also the owners handling it. Nutritional deficiencies and toxins have been found in pet foods as well — including melamine, which has led to multiple pet deaths.

The FDA’s new proposal includes safety requirements similar to those in place for manufacturers of human food, ensuring that manufacturers are proactive in their efforts to keep pet food safe. The current system is reactive; the government does not respond to pet food safety issues until after they are reported. In the past, it's taken weeks of reports from consumers before contaminations were discovered and recalls announced, and thousands of dogs and cats are believed to have died.

This long-awaited move by the FDA is likely to be opposed, and possibly diluted, by large pet food manufacturers and importers. Make your voice heard now: It’s past time for the FDA to help ensure that the food we feed our pets is safe!

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To the FDA Commissioner:

As you know, the discovery and recall of contaminated pet food happens on far too frequent a basis. Recalls of pet food due to salmonella contamination are announced regularly. The melamine scandal of 2007, which caused the tragic loss of thousands of beloved pets and even made it into the human food supply via chicken feed, serves as a warning of how sweeping pet food contamination can be.

I am incredibly supportive of your proposal to enact stronger pet food manufacturing safety regulations similar to those in place for food for humans. No doubt you will receive many communications from organizations determined to dilute and weaken your proposal. I choose to support strong regulation to protect health and lives. Please continue to consider the health of our animals and our population, and enact these regulations faithfully and completely.


Petition Signatures

Mar 1, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Mar 1, 2017 Christine Mann
Mar 1, 2017 Paula Santos
Mar 1, 2017 alice Canale
Mar 1, 2017 Kiki O I am so sick of trying to find a better food due to recalls, and paying top dollar for them only to find that they too are recalled. Something needs to be done for the safety of the animals we love and care for. But why should they? No accountability.
Feb 28, 2017 Barbara Milano
Feb 28, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Feb 28, 2017 Marilyn Ford I've already started making my pet's food. Now I know what is in it! I do not trust pet food manufacturers!
Feb 28, 2017 Dianne Williams I am afraid to feed my pets! This is food companies need to be held to a higher standard!
Feb 28, 2017 Connie Booksing Why is it so hard for company's to make safe food that Tastes good too!! These are our fur covered children!!!! Get it together pet people!!πŸ’•πŸΎπŸΎπŸΎ
Feb 28, 2017 Stefanie Wieland
Feb 28, 2017 Donna Kuhr Stronger regulations are needed for our beloved pets
Feb 28, 2017 Kathleen Dygas Our pets are family!
Feb 28, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Feb 28, 2017 Sue Angell
Feb 28, 2017 Joyce Gower Something needs to be done NOW.
Feb 28, 2017 Diana Ross Stringent controls are needed in this area, and I, for one, expect to see them, or I will start making my own animal feed. That is the only way I know for sure what my furry friends are eating!
Feb 28, 2017 Patsy Dunman I've recently had to change dry dog food because 4 of my dogs had seizures. Something has to be done about the problem..
Feb 28, 2017 Phyllis Krempel There are too many pet food recalls. Our furbabies deserve better and so do we consumers!
Feb 28, 2017 cora Holt They have a right to safe food.
Feb 28, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Feb 28, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Feb 28, 2017 Bart Thompson Our fur babies deserve the best protection possible!! They are family and beautiful, living, breathing beings and their safety should be as monitored and controlled as humans!!!
Feb 27, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Feb 27, 2017 Lynn Sperano It is beyond negligent that the FDA does not oversee pet products. Very unethical!!!
Feb 27, 2017 Rebecca Book
Feb 27, 2017 (Name not displayed) My dogs are my children & deserve safe food!!!
Feb 27, 2017 Jennifer Gravina I feel our pets are family members and should be treated as such.
Feb 27, 2017 Susan Freudenberger
Feb 27, 2017 pamela brown
Feb 27, 2017 Dubrava Elena
Feb 27, 2017 Justin Jay
Feb 27, 2017 Linda Reptik
Feb 27, 2017 Rebecca St Jean
Feb 27, 2017 Reonda LeGrand
Feb 27, 2017 Gloria Stochek Please help in keeping our companions safe and healthy.
Feb 27, 2017 Ella Patrick
Feb 27, 2017 Cindy Becker
Feb 27, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Feb 27, 2017 Karma Lewis Our furbabies are more than just animals - they are Family! For many, they are care providers in the form of service animals. Please, take their health and well-being seriously and protect their food supply! Their lives are important to us!
Feb 27, 2017 Noreen Laub
Feb 27, 2017 Michael Petry
Feb 27, 2017 Stacey Gartman
Feb 27, 2017 Patti Smith
Feb 27, 2017 jJane Dowling
Feb 26, 2017 (Name not displayed) Please bring stronger penaltys, was a victim of 2007 scandal
Feb 26, 2017 Evelyn duggan I'm so sick of having to worry about the pet food I feed my animals!! It really sucks bad something needs to be done!!!!NOW
Feb 26, 2017 Tanis Wildhaber Pfoser Please require much better checks for contaminants and dangers in pet foods. Pets are part of the family and it's heartbreaking to see all the reports of sickness and even death from commercial pet food.
Feb 26, 2017 Colleen Simpson There really is no excuse for this. Have some compassion
Feb 26, 2017 Georganna Breault The safety measures should be the same as people food, to pet owners these are our children your harming.

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