- Millions of chickens that ate toxic pet food won’t/can’t be recalled. And hundreds of plants may have gotten tainted Chinese vegetable protein. More here.
- CNN and others are finally reporting on a possible cause of deaths. Itchmo reported on this last week.
- Also, UC Davis is offering to test pet food or pet urine for melamine for $100 to $200.
- The smoking gun of melamine spiking found.
- Biggest news out of the FDA since “16 dead.” This time FDA reports 4,150 pets reported dead. Will the mainstream media pick up on this?
- Also, FDA begins blocking all untested Chinese vegetable protein. A move rare in its breadth, according to USA Today.
- Melamine spiking widespread and going on for at least 15 years in China.
- It also happened in the US.
- 38 chicken farms fed tainted pet food back in February.
- One recall slipped under the radar — Manna Pro Uni-Milk. It’s not on the FDA site.
- Also, Wysong publishes a page defending Menu Foods and their relationship with Menu Foods in an, uh, emphatic FAQ. Itchmo Forums members post their reactions.
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