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Four brands of dog food recalled for containing euthanasia drug

Four brands of dog food recalled for containing euthanasia drug

The company voluntarily pulled specific shipments of its Gravy Train, Kibbles "n Bits, Skippy and Ol" Roy wet canned food.

While the amounts weren't enough to kill the dogs eating the food, federal regulations prohibit pentobarbital in pet food.

"Pet food violates federal law, is openly allowed by the FDA to violate federal law, billion dollar a year companies are making profit selling illegal adulterated products to unknowing consumers in the USA every day", pet food consumer advocate Susan Thixton said.

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A spokesman for Transavia Airlines later told local media that the four people had now received a ban from any further travels. The airline confirmed the four were not charged as they hadn't broken any laws but backed the decision of the crew.

Some published reports note that pentobarbital is used as an agent to euthanize animals.

In 2017, Evanger's recalled a batch of its Hunk of Beef food because it was exposed to the drug. The bodies are processed and end up as ingredients in items like soap, candles, animal feed - and pet food.

The FDA has been aware of the presence of pentobarbital in some dog food for at least 20 years.

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A comparison of the FDA list to a list of 27 products provided to Food Safety News Thursday by a Smucker spokesperson reveals significant differences. "We will take the appropriate steps to ensure this does not occur again". If retailers have records to identify consumers who have purchased the withdrawn product, the FDA encourages those retailers to contact the consumers to alert about the product withdrawal.

The J.M. Smucker Co. says they don't believe the amount of pentobarbital in the food will result in your dog showing any symptoms of illness but veterinarians still recommend throwing the food away.

The Clean Label Project is a non-profit aimed at educating people about toxins in products, including pet food.

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After testing 62 samples of wet dog food from over 24 brands for pentobarbital multiple times over several months, just one brand repeatedly tested positive for pentobarbital with sixty percent of samples coming back positive: Gravy Train. Its parent company is Smucker's, which said in a statement to ABC7 that it is conducting a thorough investigation - not into how pentobarbital ended up in Gravy Train, but "to determine the accuracy of these results and the methodology used". In Talula's memory, an online petition urging Smucker's to recall all dog food and only produce products that meet the same legal health standard as human food now has over 58,700 signatures.


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