Key points from the FDA press conference:
- 2.5 to 3 million chickens have been fed the tainted pet food and already sold to the public.
- “Hundreds” of plants could have received tainted vegetable protein from China.
- Due to “low risk”, chicken and pork not recalled. Yet FDA says they lack toxicity data on melamine.
- Refuses to name any more company names.
Live blog results of FDA press conference at Pet Connection.
Also, Reps. Dingell and Stupak dispatched congressional investigators to west coast ports to look into contamination (most likely Long Beach, CA).