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US Senator calls for FDA sanctions on China-sourced Chicken Jerky Treats - finally!

Posted on: Feb 06, 2012

February 6, 2012
Tainted Chicken Jerky Treats Are Still on the Shelves of Many Retailers Despite Numerous Reports of Sickened Pets

CLEVELAND, OH— Following an increase in tainted pet treats from China leading to animal deaths and illnesses, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) is urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to take quick action to protect consumers and pet owners. At a news conference today in Cleveland, Brown was joined by Kevin Thaxton, whose 10 year-old pug, Chancey, passed away unexpectedly after eating chicken jerky pet treats. After Mr. Thaxton’s new five-month old puppy, Penny suffered life-threatening kidney failure after eating the same treats, the Thaxton’s saw an FDA warning connecting the illnesses between the two dogs: tainted chicken jerky pet treats imported from China.

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US Senator calls for FDA sanctions on China-sourced Chicken Jerky Treats - finally!

The original posting of this info is from  As always, Dee-O-Gee remains whole-heartedly commited to non-China sourced ingredients in everything we carry!  Please think about your dog or cat the next time you consider cheap treats and food with China-sourced ingredients (the kind usually found at big box stores and memberhip warehouses).  

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An FDA document leaked this week from a confidential source within the US Congress details the chronological timeline of tests that the agency has performed on chicken jerky treats since 2007 – tests which many pet owners say have ignored some of the most potentially lethal substances possibly responsible for the rash of pet illnesses and deaths.

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