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Pet Food Recall Crisis - Are You Informed?

ASPCA Pet Food Recall Center Thank you for taking our pet food recall poll today! For more information about the recall crisis, including the latest list of recalled foods and a complete FAQ, visit the ASPCA's Pet Food Recall Resource Center: www.aspca.org/recall

Are you a pet parent?
  • Yes, I am a pet parent to both cats and dogs.
    27%
     
  • Yes, I am a pet parent to one cat.
    10%
     
  • Yes, I am a pet parent to one dog.
    13%
     
  • Yes, I am a pet parent to more than one cat.
    20%
     
  • Yes, I am a pet parent to more than one dog.
    15%
     
  • Yes, I am a pet parent to many animals.
    11%
     
  • No, I am not currently a pet parent.
    1%
     
8342 responses
Have you and your pets been personally affected by the pet food recall?
  • Yes, my pet(s) ate food that was later recalled, but is/are healthy.
    15%
     
  • Yes, my pet(s) ate food that was later recalled, and became ill.
    5%
     
  • Yes, my pet(s) ate food that was later recalled, and died.
    4%
     
  • No, my pets and I have not been affected.
    73%
     
  • No, I do not have pets.
    1%
     
8342 responses
Where did you first hear about the recall?
  • In my local newspaper.
    22%
     
  • Online, in an online newspaper.
    20%
     
  • Online, in a blog.
    1%
     
  • Online, in a discussion group or social network.
    7%
     
  • Online, on an animal welfare organization's website.
    3%
     
  • Through an email from an animal welfare organization.
    6%
     
  • Through an email from a friend.
    6%
     
  • Word of mouth.
    18%
     
  • Canít remember.
    12%
     
8147 responses
Do you know what symptoms to look for in your pet in case of pet food contamination related to this recall?
  • Yes
    63%
     
  • No
    14%
     
  • Not sure
    21%
     
8308 responses
Do you feel that you are able to keep on top of the latest information on the recall, including which brands of pet food have been recalled and why?
  • Yes, I keep up-to-date.
    48%
     
  • No, I feel out of touch.
    12%
     
  • Not sure, it's a lot of information but I try to keep on top of it.
    37%
     
  • 0%
     
8313 responses
Has the recall affected your confidence in the safety of your pets' food?
  • Yes, I am now more concerned about contamination in my pets' food.
    86%
     
  • No, I feel that my pets' food is adequately inspected and is safe.
    8%
     
  • Not sure how I feel.
    4%
     
8277 responses
Has the recall affected your confidence in the safety of your own food?
  • Yes, I am now more concerned about the safety of human food in light of this growing recall.
    76%
     
  • No, I feel that my food is adequately inspected and is safe.
    13%
     
  • Not sure how I feel.
    10%
     
8284 responses
Has the recall caused you to change the type of food you feed your pets - for example, switching to organic food or switching to a different manufacturer even if your food wasn't recalled?
  • Yes
    43%
     
  • No
    56%
     
8299 responses
Has the recall caused you to try making your own pet food?
  • Yes
    24%
     
  • No
    75%
     
8273 responses
Do you currently receive regular updates about the growing recall crisis via email?
  • Yes
    43%
     
  • No
    56%
     
8278 responses