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More made-in-China pet treats recalled
amid growing antibiotics scare as
pet death toll tops 500

Daily Mail [UK], by Nina Golgowski

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 1/29/2013 9:10:25 PM

Another dog treat manufacturer is recalling their products across the U.S. this week after more than 500 pet deaths and thousands of illnesses were linked to similar treats that were all made in China. [Snip]Among the recalls were from Nestle Purina PetCare Co. which recalled their popular Waggin’ Train and Canyon Creek Ranch brand dog treats. Del Monte Corp. also recalled their Milo’s Kitchen Chicken Jerky, as well as their Chicken Grillers home-style dog treats. Hartz says no illnesses have been reported by pet owners directly connected to their treats.

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Why do people trust Made or Produced in China labels?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: privateer, 1/29/2013 9:37:44 PM     (No. 9147399)

I trust made in china label to mean: made of the cheapest crap available; made by slave-labor, bound to malfunction or break well before you´d expect, and likely to cause injury, illness or death when used as intended. Good products are not cheap; cheap products are not good. It´s not hard to understand. Before there were container ships coming from china, what did American dogs eat?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bob913, 1/29/2013 9:53:41 PM     (No. 9147424)

Probably ground up Chinese factory workers.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: secondtimelucky, 1/29/2013 10:12:17 PM     (No. 9147454)

we were in Wal Mart last week for dog food and noticed that all the Waggin Train treats were missing from the shelves...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: razorx22, 1/29/2013 10:17:42 PM     (No. 9147468)

It´s people!

Soylent green is people!!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: jir, 1/29/2013 10:24:49 PM     (No. 9147485)

I buy the Dingo Chip Mix in Walmart. My dogs love them. I see they are made in China. Darn! I guess I better not buy these any more.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: The Advocate, 1/29/2013 10:33:30 PM     (No. 9147505)

My daughter alerted me to this issue with Chinese chicken treats.
Switched all my dogs to the Blue Line-made in America and no fillers.
All my dogs re doing better-especially my older dog who is on the Senior diet.
Great products-worth the price.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: annie xango, 1/30/2013 1:10:21 AM     (No. 9147673)

Personally prefer Orijen from Canada..awesome product.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: msjena, 1/30/2013 1:13:45 AM     (No. 9147675)

I would never buy any food--for pets or people--from China. What kind of control is there?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: ocjim, 1/30/2013 1:21:09 AM     (No. 9147684)

For pet products, country of origin is far more important than price. I don´t buy Chinese apple juice --- which it often is; Check the label --- for myself, nor do I buy Chinese dog treats for my furry best buddies.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Attercliffe, 1/30/2013 3:19:13 AM     (No. 9147723)

Found americansworking.com and it has a section on pet food and other products made in the USA (Canada is good, perhaps better in some instances). This is not to say that I would buy some of the products listed, but it´s a good start if you´re just beginning the search for healthy pet food.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: judy, 1/30/2013 3:52:51 AM     (No. 9147727)

Problem is my dogs won´t eat the so called chicken treats made in the US. They don´t even look like chicken. They´ve been eating the waggin train for at least 10 years. I´ve tried every product available with no luck...any suggestions.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 1/30/2013 6:22:20 AM     (No. 9147788)

#11, it´s fairly easy to make your own pet treats, especially to jerky kind.

Just do a search on "how to make homemade pet treats".

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