The Australian Senate announced a Parliamentary Investigation into the Pet Food Industry after journalistic investigations and persistent public outcry over contaminated pet food and lack of proper protections and oversight.
Recent reports revealed the 2016-2017 FDA investigation of the Columbus, Ohio Mars Petcare pet food facility uncovered numerous pet food safety violations, including reports of "one instance described as 'millions of roaches.'”
"Employees also reported birds, spider webs, beetles, multiple flies, maggots and larvae on several occasions."
Read the Food Safety News report here: http://www.foodsafetynews.com/2018/06/millions-of-roaches-plagued-maker-of-pedigree-iams-ceasar-other-pet-foods/#.Wx1_bjNKjUI
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Corgis Conquer the Internet in a recent #SoCalCorgiNationals! race held in California! Was there really a Werewolf in Montana? A NY Times article asks if Are Antibiotics in Meat are Killing Our Microbiome?
Link to NY Times story?: https://mobile.nytimes.com/2018/05/25/opinion/sunday/meat-antibiotics-organic-farming.html
Husband-and-wife veterinary team, Laura Ward and Dr. Ernie Ward banter about the latest in animal, medicine, and practice life news.
Bear mistaken as a dog, the U.K. opens another veterinary school, pet leasing back in the news (and it’s bad), Zoetis buys Abaxis (who wins and loses?), Petco and Just Food For Dogs, Amazon launches Wag dog food, and tips to avoid Memorial Day drama in veterinary clinics.
Amazon, PetSmart, VIP Pet Care, Thrive, and now Petco Partners with Just Food For Dogs! What does all this mean for veterinary professionals, what impact will it have on veterinary clinics worldwide, and why is all of this happening now? Veterinarian Dr. Ernie Ward shares his thoughts in the latest edition of Off label Veterinary News!
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