Recall Update: Monday

Recall-Related News:

  • FDA’s Food Safety Czar offers a few clues into the future of the FDA.
  • We comment on Dr. Sundlof’s interview with Steve Dale’s radio show.
    We believe it was Sundlof’s one of more candid interviews but it still left a lot of questions to be answered. There were many things we disagreed with, including the FDA’s suggestion that pet food nutrition is best left to professionals. But we are cautiously optimistic that a CDC-like agency can be created for pets. We’ll post the link to the archive once it’s on WGN’s site.

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8 Responses to “Recall Update: Monday”

  1. Elaine says:

    It disturbs me greatly that the FDA is getting away with the cover-up of the petfood/peoplefood contamination! Very few news outlets seem willing to cover the stories. Here is one online news source that is beginning to get up-to-speed about the problem.

  2. Elaine says:

    Sweden is concerned about imports from China, as well.

  3. Pukanuba says:

    Sundlof says “…..the FDA’s suggestion that pet food nutrition is best left to professionals…..” And that would be? The large PF companies? Is that who you are referring to? Oh puuuullllllllleeeeeezzzzzzzz……the last people on this Earth that I would call professionals are the jokers at the large PF companies. They know how to put waste into PF & call it “well balanced”. My vote would go to pet parents at this time…..they are putting together well-balanced meals FOR REAL. Too bad the PF companies never really cared about nutrition when it comes to our pets & it’s pretty obvious they just don’t care that their waste, excuse me, I mean pet food, has caused all this sickness & death.

  4. Captn' Carl says:

    Now enter Acheson. Obviously another “Spin Artist” already denying accountability, feigning the ignorance of one “newly arrived on the scene” and the usual vague and transparent promises of reform.

    Yadda-Yadda-Yadda. Yeah, we’ve seen and heard it all before.

    End result: More stonewalling and foot dragging in an attempt to wear everyone out, to make it more of a chore to try and keep up with “new developments” that will be available nowhere, to the point of exasperation.

    Many people will give up in disgust. This is what they are counting on, and this is precisely how they do it!

  5. Ruth says:

    “the FDA’s suggestion that pet food nutrition is best left to professionals.” Yeah, pet owners did that and thats how we ended up with dead and sick pets. I guess he considers the 4-D’s garbage as nutritional.

    A CDC for pets is a pipe dream to get pet owners hopes up. Just another spin.

    Sundlof was nothing but fluff and a PR interview to make himself look good.

    (I still want to know why my pet died after eating unrecalled dry dog food.)

    Are the recalls over? That’s it. Nothing has been said about the dry dog food that has made pets sick or died. Just sweep it under the rug.

  6. Katie says:

    FDA suggesting ” leaving pet nutrition to professionals” has to be the biggest joke I ever heard! I should believe and trust what the “professionals” tell me? would that be the same professionals that sold me dog food that made my dog sick and was never recalled. My dog could have died, for all they care.

    My dog has been eating home cooked meals since March 28. She is now healthier than ever and now a suvivor of cont. food. Why on earth would I go back to PFI dog food? just to make the greedier richer, I don’t think so. Have we ever heard them acknowledge a problem and say they were sorry -NO.
    And, now reading that promises of covering bills of pet parents are being denied and/or ignored. The FDA has to be kidding!

    Maybe Mr Acheson and Mr Sandloff are not equiped to make food for their pets, but I think most pet parents could now do a better job than anyone remotely associated with PFI or the FDA or the USDA. I think their only concern - what to do with all the “junk” they used to feed to pets that they now need to find room for in some landfill and pay a hefty bill.

    Mr Acheson, Mr Sandloff and PFI, I am glad to say that my dog is no longer a walking, breathing landfill. Your loss and my gain.


  7. Pukanuba says:


    “Mr Acheson, Mr Sandloff and PFI, I am glad to say that my dog is no longer a walking, breathing landfill. Your loss and my gain.”

    Right on…….I SECOND THAT!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    It is their loss & I sure hope it’s a huge one. Pfffffffttttttt (raspberry for all those PF companies who are hoping for big profits this year)……..NOT if I can help it.

  8. Steve says:

    What happened to these two?

    Stephen S. Miller, CEO

    Steve has over 20 years experience in business management, entrepreneurship, finance, marketing, and law. He has also served as Vice President at both Smith Barney and EF Hutton, as well as Investment Officer at Citibank.

    Steve earned a Law degree as well as an MBA degree at Columbia University, and bachelors degree from Brigham Young University. Steve is a lawyer and licensed member of the New York Bar. He also served as Adjunct Associate Professor of Finance at New York University.

    Sally Miller, President

    Sally has over 12 years of experience in China as QA Manager and Purchasing Manager, working for various multinational companies. She was responsible for purchasing large quantities of nutritional and food ingredients in China for export worldwide.

    Sally earned an MBA as well as an Engineering degree in Food Engineering. She has been a member of the Institute for Supply Management in the US. She has also been certified in China as an ISO 9000 Chief Auditor.

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