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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.

Sincerely,

Petition Signatures


Sep 25, 2017 Desari Erickson
Sep 25, 2017 Terri Robb
Sep 25, 2017 Alessandro Biagioli
Sep 24, 2017 Mona Manera
Sep 24, 2017 Joanne Martinez
Sep 24, 2017 Susan Wenning
Sep 24, 2017 LUCINDA BURGESS
Sep 24, 2017 george lewis
Sep 23, 2017 валерия ланцова
Sep 23, 2017 Beth Masck
Sep 21, 2017 Bari Bowles
Sep 21, 2017 Hope Carl
Sep 20, 2017 keely Gleason
Sep 20, 2017 Melissa Clayman
Sep 20, 2017 P Garbett
Sep 19, 2017 debbie Cheshire
Sep 19, 2017 Ilse DePriest
Sep 18, 2017 (Name not displayed) I have already lost one dog due to toxic chemicals in Beneful. And there is great pain in losing a pet AND later learning that the food I gave him killed him. Please help protect our pets!
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Sep 17, 2017 Meghan Croyts
Sep 16, 2017 sheila mizrahi
Sep 15, 2017 Jacqueline Peter
Sep 14, 2017 Corrina Parker
Sep 14, 2017 Kristie Hatton
Sep 14, 2017 Deborah Moore
Sep 14, 2017 (Name not displayed) Enact strict pet food regulations. Disallow unregulated imports.
Sep 13, 2017 Anna Krohn
Sep 13, 2017 Lois Freeman
Sep 13, 2017 Alexandra Harteam
Sep 13, 2017 Monika Jakubik
Sep 13, 2017 Matia Manzo
Sep 13, 2017 Donna Lynch
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Sep 9, 2017 Eleni Panagiotidou
Sep 9, 2017 Jane Goldstein
Sep 8, 2017 Marjorie Greenberg
Sep 7, 2017 Bonnie Clyne
Sep 7, 2017 Setsuko Yamamoto
Sep 6, 2017 Lyssa Twomey
Sep 6, 2017 Diana Martins
Sep 6, 2017 Colette Winslow
Sep 5, 2017 Cecilia Furnish
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Sep 5, 2017 Sheila White
Sep 5, 2017 Krystal Burroughs
Sep 5, 2017 Michelle Maisonave
Sep 4, 2017 Gary & Janna Ellsworth
Sep 2, 2017 Sondra Bustos
Sep 1, 2017 Yumiko Starr

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