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FDA Cautions Against Chicken Sticks for Dogs | Care2 Causes

FDA Cautions Against Chicken Sticks for Dogs | Care2 Causes

The FDA has issued a caution against chicken treats for dogs. These morsels, also sold as chicken tenders, chicken jerky, and chicken strips, may be associated with severe to fatal illness in dogs. The bulletin was issued after a noticeable increase in consumer commentary around this type of dog food. Both veterinarians and private dog owners have been steadily bringing these complaints forward since October, 2010. Two earlier warnings An original caution was issued in September of 2007 and then again in December of 2008. The number of complaints dropped, and the FDA thought the warning had been heard. Since there are so many new complaints, a second warning was issued. Many of these products are produced in China and a caution is issued to check the country of manufacture. This is an ongoing problem for the FDA. Domestic products are regulated, even within pet foods, but ...

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