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U.S. Steps Up Investigation as Pet Death Toll Hits 580; Imported Food From China Implicated
Animals  (tags: pet illness and deaths, 580 deaths, tainted pet treats, jerky tenders or strips, FDA, Center for Veterinary Medicine, (CVM), call for data from public, China )

- 714 days ago -
The U.S. government suspects that imported pet food from China is responsible for a rash of pet deaths and illnesses.
FDA Approves "Prison Yard" Access for Hens
Animals  (tags: animaladvocates, FDA, vegans, suffering, abuse, AnimalWelfare, habitat )

- 729 days ago -
An improvement over typical non-organic factory farms, where farmers can house and treat their animals however [they] prefer, the USDA has not clarified what outdoor access for organic farm animals means. Do animals get to see the sky or touch the soil?
Historical Basis for Illegal Waste in Pet Food
Animals  (tags: pets, pet food, FDA, AnimalWelfare, animalrights, ethics, humans )

- 920 days ago -
Over many years, whenever I've asked the FDA about rendered waste (illegal waste) ingredients in pet foods, the response has always been 'science'. I've been told time and time again, 'FDA is science based'. So, I asked for the science that proves...
Another Exception Because It Is Pet Food
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, pets, protection, pet food, FDA, ethics )

- 1117 days ago -
The FDA is very clear, food is not a drug. Food cannot make claims it treats or prevents a disease. That is, unless it is pet food.
The Truth About the WWF ACTION
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, wildanimals, animalwelfare, vivisection, testing, toxins, chemicals, FDA, WWF )

- 1202 days ago -
Now more than 20 years later, millions of animals are still dying in agonizing chemical toxicity tests, and we are no closer to getting dangerous chemicals out of the environment. . In fact, despite killing hundreds of thousands of animals in painful...
Bovine Effects Animal and Human Health
Animals  (tags: AnimalCruelty, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, ethics, cows, farm animals, bovine growth hormone, posilac, monsanto, animal health, human health, rbgh, rbst, Bovine Somatotropin, fda, epa, animal drugs, milk, Pharmacia, Rx, Pfizer, antibiotic misuse )

- 1212 days ago -
The genetically altered bovine hormone is injected into cows, which results in diseased cattle and human health concerns. Understand how this was allowed to happen.
Take Action - Speak Out To Congress Against GMO Salmon Or Any Other Future Animals
Animals  (tags: GE, GMO, Salmon, Congress, Take Action, Unetical, Unhealthy, Government corruption, Food, abuse, Animal Welfare, Animal Rights, Monsanto, Aqua Bounty, Dow, Toxic Sludge, Round Up, Agent Orange, FDA, Take Action )

- 1442 days ago -
GE salmon will set a precedent for how other GE animals will be approved, and there are already several other GE animals in the pipeline, including cows and pigs
Pet Food Safety
Animals  (tags: Animal Welfare, Pet Food, Meat Meal, Bone Meal, Meat Byproduct, Dog, Cat, Horse, Euthanized Animals as Food Source, FDA, Animal Health, Pet food causes health issues, Diseased Animals as Food Source, Fairness in Pet Food Labeling, Recalls, Pet Food )

- 1445 days ago -
Whether you live with an animal or donate food to assist them. What you don't know about pet food could harm our furry friends.
TAKE ACTION! SIGN! Animals Petition / We Meet Our Deadlines, The FDA Should Too | Change.Org
Animals  (tags: Animal Welfare, Human Welfare, FDA, Antibotics, Farm Animals Treated With Antibiotics, TAKE ACTION! )

- 1522 days ago -
Up to 70 per cent of all antibiotics sold in the U.S. are given to healthy food animals. This practice is a concern because it creates dangerous antibiotic-resistant bacteria that can multiply, spread to humans and cause these drugs to stop working.
FDA, U S Food and Drug Administration Animal & Veterinary
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, FDA, animals, pets )

- 1748 days ago -
There's alot of information here.
FDA Says 29 Million Pounds of Antibiotics Used in Food Animals Last Year
Animals  (tags: antibiotics, misuse, fda, animals, environment, ethics, protection, habitat, law )

- 1755 days ago -
Because this is the first time the FDA's Center for Veterinary Medicine has produced such a count, it is not possible to say whether the numbers are going up or down. But the agency is now requiring meat producers to report on antibiotic use ...
FDA Says You Tell Me If It's Safe
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, ethics, FDA, safe or unsafe food )

- 1807 days ago -
The FDA has just notified "animal food ingredient suppliers, animal food manufacturers, & the public" that GRAS ingredients (Generally Recognized As Safe) can be used in pet foods/animal foods based on "the firm's own determination...
The FDA Needs to Do More TAKE ACTION !!
Animals  (tags: animals, fda, antibiotics, protection, conservation, suffering )

- 1877 days ago -
The FDA issued recommendations on reducing the misuse and overuse of antibiotics in food animal production. While HHIF considers this a small step toward addressing this important issue, the FDA needs to do more.
Citizen Petition to the FDA
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, ethics, FDA, petition )

- 1902 days ago -
The official first step towards challenging the FDA allowing diseased animals, euthanized animals, & other horrors into pet food and treats is a Citizen Petition. If you would like to be part of changing the future of pet food, here is your opportunity.
FDA Calls for End of Rampant Use of Antibiotics on Livestock
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, protection, livestock, antibiotics, FDA, environment )

- 1926 days ago -
Earlier this week, the Food and Drug Administration issued a draft document(pdf) calling for an end to the common practice of pumping farm animals full of unnecessary antibiotics. USA Today quoted Joshua Sharfstein, the FDA's principal deputy

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