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Recall **Toxic** Nestle Purina Chicken Jerky Treats Made in China - Please Sign **

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- 2448 days ago -
Terry Safranek lost her best friend on Friday, January 13, 2012, nine days after he ingested the last food he ever ate: Waggin' Train "Wholesome" Chicken Jerky. He was part of an epidemic: more than 600 cases of illness. A problem the FDA knew about...


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Danuta W (1251)
Monday September 3, 2012, 10:27 am

Darlene W (289)
Monday September 3, 2012, 10:59 am
noted and signing. What else is new? FDA doesn't give a crap about anything except their pockets just like the rest of our government. It is all about the so called almighty dollar not about Mother Earth's inhabitants. Blessings to all who care about Mother Earth and her inhabitants.

Cher C (1426)
Monday September 3, 2012, 11:07 am

Thnx hun!!


Mandi A (201)
Monday September 3, 2012, 11:45 am
Thank you. Signed and noted!

desanka s (416)
Monday September 3, 2012, 12:05 pm
I have changed even my cat food brand! Also Nestle, which makes Nestea, causes animals to suffer simply to investigate the health benefits linked to tea products. Already signed this petition.
Thank you Bianca.

Tomoko Harris (83)
Monday September 3, 2012, 12:21 pm
Noted and Signed

aj E (164)
Monday September 3, 2012, 12:32 pm

Past Member (0)
Monday September 3, 2012, 12:35 pm
Signed and noted

Stacey C (2)
Monday September 3, 2012, 12:59 pm
i sign

Past Member (0)
Monday September 3, 2012, 1:05 pm
This is why we really need to know how to make our own dog/cat food and treats.
Why are we spending so much money for second grade or less food for our pets whom we love so much. Everyone needs to understand the diet and nutrition for their companion animals by taking a small amount of time out of their busy schedules. Your pet will live longer and healthier. I'm creating a site to go up soon I'm inviting everyone who cares to visit and there will be such a section.
Please visit: in the next few weeks.

Dawn M (141)
Monday September 3, 2012, 1:30 pm
Signed and noted!

Shelly Peterson (213)
Monday September 3, 2012, 3:49 pm

Russell R (87)
Monday September 3, 2012, 4:48 pm
Sign it - That is what is happening when American Co. are going overseas.
BY ONLY PRODUCTS "MADE IN THE U.S.A." American made use to mean quality! It is time to expect that Quality Standard we once had. Frack World Commerce! I want a pound to remain a pound. I want my measurements in inch, not centimeters! I want a 3836 hp engine, not a 2.6 litre etc. I Want America Back!

Past Member (0)
Monday September 3, 2012, 5:33 pm
Gladly signed.

Giana Peranio Paz (398)
Monday September 3, 2012, 8:04 pm
Dear Bianca, I signed and am very sad and worried.

Past Member (0)
Monday September 3, 2012, 8:30 pm
about to sign Cheers Bianca

Ingrid A (524)
Monday September 3, 2012, 8:43 pm
How very sad.

Barb K (1685)
Monday September 3, 2012, 9:14 pm
Change dot org did not accept my signature! Bummer! Thnx Bianca :(

Richelle Rausch (43)
Tuesday September 4, 2012, 12:08 am
Why are we still importing BAD products from China? Signed for the dogs, their people and the chickens too!

Andrea Nemec (213)
Tuesday September 4, 2012, 1:08 am
Noted and signed! Thanks!

P A (117)
Tuesday September 4, 2012, 2:13 am
THANK YOU Bianca! Will forward - signed with impassioned plea to BOYCOTT all Nestle products - will let my friends and family know. Nestle have destroyed families by their callous indifference and cruelty. BOYCOTT their products!

. (0)
Tuesday September 4, 2012, 2:48 am
Noted, signed and will forward. Thanks to Bianca and to Pat for forwarding to me. The history of reasons to boycott Nestle now covers a period of some sixty years, so here's another reason to do it. However, I would add that any pet treats made in China should be avoided -- many, including some Big Brand name products, are sold in dollar stores. Indeed, food products made in China for human consumption are to treated with circumspection. But do boycott Nestle. This is the company, you may recall, that was caught selling baby food deemed not safe in Europee to Africa. They don't kill only dogs.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday September 4, 2012, 4:20 am
Signed and noted.

Sara P (52)
Tuesday September 4, 2012, 6:05 am
Already signed. Thanks Bianca and thanks to my friend Philip.

Jelca Bruigom (74)
Tuesday September 4, 2012, 6:06 am
i put a ban on anything from China, but one needs to know where things come from. This is horrible and has to do neglect policy from FDA, so they're also responsible. Signed and shared.

Lisa O (203)
Tuesday September 4, 2012, 6:36 am
Thank you for signing the petition "Nestle Purina: Recall Chicken Jerky Treats Made in China" Thank you Bianca & Philip for the forward.

Teresa Cowley (274)
Tuesday September 4, 2012, 7:36 am
Thanks for the forward Philip!

More than happy to sign and share on fb--I hope it will cause pet-parents to boycott Nestle, and, of course, save the life of their fur-baby.
This is heart-breaking and infuriating!!
Thanks for the post Bianca.

Nancy C (806)
Tuesday September 4, 2012, 7:56 am
boycott all Chinese products

Nancy Black (308)
Tuesday September 4, 2012, 9:05 am
Noted, signed, tweeted, and shared. Think about it; the Chinese sold contaminated baby formula to their own babies that resulted in over 100 deaths; killing our puppies wouldn't be a big thing to them. It's the money.

Jim Phillips (3247)
Tuesday September 4, 2012, 9:31 am
Petition signed.

Nestlé is an international corporation and they do have the power to take this item, Chicken Jerky Treats, off the market. Nestlé needs to step up and get this product off the market immediately.

Nestlé has been making inferior products for years.

Best action to do is NOT buy any food products made in China. Better yet, do not buy anything made
in China. Look and find products made locally or elsewhere for your own peace of mind ans safety.

Ty, Bianca.

. (0)
Tuesday September 4, 2012, 9:40 am
We live in a world that has no qualms to sell food harmful to human health or to animals.
If we add to this Chinese products the result becomes shameful
Already signed ty Bianca and Philips for fw

. (0)
Tuesday September 4, 2012, 9:41 am
We live in a world that has no qualms to sell food harmful to human health or to animals.
If we add to this Chinese products the result becomes shameful
Already signed ty Bianca and Philips for fw

Laurie Greenberg (11)
Tuesday September 4, 2012, 9:57 am

Veronique L (209)
Tuesday September 4, 2012, 10:36 am

Lynn Squance (235)
Tuesday September 4, 2012, 10:42 am
China has the worst record ever with contamination of food --- didn't we learn anything from the melamine problem? All pet foods made in China, or ingredients from China used in manufacturing pet foods here, should be banned.

LaurenBackSoon Kozen (173)
Tuesday September 4, 2012, 11:40 am
Noted & Signed.

Alet Coetzee (59)
Tuesday September 4, 2012, 11:56 am
Signed & Noted!

Carrie B (306)
Tuesday September 4, 2012, 12:01 pm
Signed and noted.

Margaret C (10)
Tuesday September 4, 2012, 12:25 pm
Does anyone really believe that China care at all about animals? Look what they do the their animals! I think their mantra is: If it's an animal, then eat it - that's what they're here for!! They eat every type of animals and dogs, cats and horses are no different to them. Stop importing from China altogether, give the jobs to the Americans for the production of American products, then maybe we can all get through this recession/depression a little better and save our loved ones, too!!!!

samantha l (0)
Tuesday September 4, 2012, 1:35 pm

Brenda Towers (0)
Tuesday September 4, 2012, 1:37 pm

mar l ene dinkins (264)
Tuesday September 4, 2012, 3:50 pm
noted and signed thnx

Past Member (0)
Tuesday September 4, 2012, 4:00 pm
S & N! Just boycott everything out of China!

Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Tuesday September 4, 2012, 4:17 pm

christine s (344)
Tuesday September 4, 2012, 7:24 pm
Happily signed thanks.

Terrie W (798)
Tuesday September 4, 2012, 8:50 pm
Signed and shared previously. Noted and recommended on FB.

. (0)
Wednesday September 5, 2012, 4:08 pm
s&n..boycott all of China's products..thanks Bianca

Sinikka A (183)
Wednesday September 5, 2012, 6:28 pm
Noted & signed. Thanks Bianca.

Past Member (0)
Thursday September 6, 2012, 12:07 am
done thank you!!

Dresia Vaughn (49)
Thursday September 6, 2012, 12:56 pm
If you want to feel your dog healthy food, and stay away from these killers killing sick animals and healthy animals just to earn dirty money, then go to Big Bad Wolf and find healthy treats, natural treats for your pets. Don't let the killers fool you into buying another dead animal rather sick or healthy to feed your dog. People are such scums.

Dresia Vaughn (49)
Thursday September 6, 2012, 12:57 pm
I meant to say, if you want to FEED your dog healthy food, stay away from these killers killing sick animals and selling their dead parts to you to feed your pets.

Richelle Rausch (43)
Wednesday September 19, 2012, 6:05 pm
Everyone needs to stop buying toxic products from China. Enough already! Thank you.

Dusty D (64)
Saturday October 6, 2012, 4:34 pm
Signed and noted.


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This is a list of treats and food made in China that have been in question and have been linked to illness and or even death.

Waggin Train ~ Canyon Creek Ranch ~ Dogswell ~ Hartz Snausages ~ Booda Bones ~ Aspen Pet ~ Milo's Kitchen ~ American Kennel Club ~ Dingo's ~ Beefeaters ~ Cadet Sargents ~ Ever Pet (Dollar General) ~ Home Pet 360 ~ Walgreens simple ( new brand ) ~ The Kingdom's Pets ~ Benefuk (


Dusty D (64)
Saturday October 6, 2012, 4:37 pm
LIST CONTINUED + Benefuk (a play on Beneful, I'm sure) ~ Beggin Strips ~ Pupperoni ~ Canine Carryout.

Also, Hartz Flea and Tick Collar, shampoo and monthly tube application have been known to cause serious health issues and many pups are dying from the treatment.

penny C (83)
Sunday October 7, 2012, 7:55 am

Dusty D (64)
Wednesday October 10, 2012, 5:05 pm
Another List of Recalls again:

Kasel Associated Industries Recalls Nature's Deli Chicken Jerky Dog Treats Because of Possible Salmonella Health Risk

The FDA posted: - October 2, 2012 - Kasel Associated Industries of Denver, CO is voluntarily recalling its NATURE'S DELI CHICKEN JERKY DOG TREATS product because it may be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can sicken animals that eat these products and humans are at risk for salmonella poisoning from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the pet products or any surfaces exposed to these products.

The recalled Chicken Jerky Dog Treats were distributed to 57 Sam's Club locations in the following states: CO,IA,ID,IL,KS,MO,MT,NE,OK,SD,UT and WY.

The product comes in a clear plastic bag with the Nature's Deli logo containing 2.5 lbs chicken jerky marked with UPC bar code 647263800208. Kasel Industries is recalling lot number BEST BY 091913 DEN because this lot code tested positive through analysis by the FDA. No illnesses have been reported to date in animals or humans in connection with this product.

The recall was the result of a routine sampling by the FDA that revealed finished products contained the Salmonella bacteria. The company has ceased distribution of any lots that have possible contamination of the bacteria. No other products made by Kasel Associated Industries are included in the recall of 2.5 lbs packages of Chicken Jerky Dog Treats.

Consumers who have purchased the 2.5 lbs packages of Chicken Jerky Dog Treats are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Kasel Associated Industries at (800) 218-4417

Dog for Dog recalls peanut butter product

As part of a widespread recall of human food products containing peanut butter, Dog for Dog CEO Rocky Keever said the company is joining the recall out of caution and asking owners to return the company's Dogsbutter, a canine peanut butter. "While no Dogsbutter products have tested positive for salmonella, our No. 1 focus is ensuring the health, safety and well-being of dogs," Keever said. Twenty-nine people across 18 states contracted salmonella in an outbreak linked to a number of Sunland products.

Petco's Radioactive Pet Food Bowls Recalled

Petco has recalled three pet food bowls because an overseas manufacturer used stainless steel containing small quantities of radioactive cobalt-60. The Illinois Emergency Management Agency identified the supplier as India-based Arjan Impex.

The models include:
• SKU 1047493: 9.25-inch diameter, 3.75-cup capacity.
• SKU 1386956: 9-inch diameter, 3.5-cup capacity.
• SKU 1047477: 9-inch diameter, 7-cup capacity.

The SKU numbers are found on labels on the inside and bottom of the bowls. Customers who purchased one of the recalled bowls from May 31 to June 20, 2012, are encouraged to return it to a Petco store for a refund.

Tests determined that the bowls do not pose a health risk to pets, pet owners, store employees or customers, the San Diego-based company stated.

"Cobalt-60 is a radioactive material commonly used in industrial gauging equipment and other uses,” Petco reported in a statement on its website. “We don’t know for certain how it got into our product, but we believe it came from scrap metal that had some cobalt-60 accidentally mixed in."

The recalled bowls were inside two shipping containers that arrived in the United States in late May or early June 2012, the company stated.

The radiation was discovered by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents during a routine inspection of one of the shipping containers. The container’s journey was halted, but bowls in the second container were forwarded to Petco, including a distribution center in Joliet, Ill.

Most of the bowls were isolated at the distribution center, the Illinois Emergency Management Agency reported.

Petco stated that it removed the bowls and all other products manufactured by the supplier from its stores and froze future shipments from the supplier.

The Illinois Emergency Management Agency downplayed the event by noting that the highest radiation levels emitted by the bowls would be equivalent to a chest X-ray but only after about six days of exposure. Two bowls identified by the Illinois EMA at a Chicago area Petco store had radiation measurements of 50 microrem per hour.

"These bowls do not pose an immediate health risk, but we always want to prevent unnecessary exposure to radiation," agency director Jonathan Monken said.

Potentially contaminated bowls were also received at the California, New Jersey and Georgia Petco distribution centers and potentially contaminated bowls were received at stores in Colorado, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Nebraska, Michigan, Kentucky, Missouri, Indiana, Kansas and Ohio, according to Petco.

Anyone with questions may call Petco customer service at 877-738-6742

Dusty D (64)
Monday October 15, 2012, 8:27 am
Recall alert: Nature’s Recipe ® Oven Baked Biscuits

On Saturday, Nature's Recipe announced a voluntary recall of a limited supply of Nature’s Recipe®Oven Baked Biscuits with Real Chicken.

According to information provided in a press release, certain lots of the pet treats may be contaminated with Salmonella.

The specific biscuits impacted by this recall include:

Lot Codes 2199TP or 2200TP and a UPC Code of 30521 51549. The pouches also have a "Best If Used By Date" stamp of "10 11 13" and "10 12 13."

For further information about the recall and for instructions on obtaining replacement product, consumers can use the Contact Us form at or call the Consumer Hotline, 24 hours a day, at 800-237-3856.

Individuals who have purchased these specific lots of the dog biscuits should stop feeding them to their dog immediately and watch for any signs of Salmonella poisoning.

Symptoms can include:
•Stomach upset

Owners who recognize any or all of these symptoms should take their pet to a veterinary as soon as possible for treatment.
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