More Recalls Expected as Testing Reveals Horse DNA in Evanger?s Dog Food

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In a dated February 21, 2017, Evanger?s explained that after the discovery of pentobarbital, the FDA tested the Hunk of Beef product and confirmed that the only ingredient was beef. Required fields are marked * Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.?It doesn?t explain why horse meat was found in a can meant to only contain 100% beef.788 SHARES Pet food company, Evanger?s, which recently recalled its ?and due to contamination with pentobarbital, a barbiturate used to euthanize animals, has now admitted that the?recalled food contained horse DNA. However, because pentobarbital is almost never used for cows, Evanger?s said they moved forward with their own investigation and found through genetic species identification that the Hunk of Beef product contained equine, or horse, DNA along with bovine, or beef, DNA. 788 SHARES Related Items: Recommended for you Click to comment Leave a Reply Your email address will not be published. Although the company manufactures food for multiple pet food brands, they continue to assure customers that no other brands or flavors are affected, that the meat used in the products named above was purchased exclusively for Evanger?s and Against the Grain brands. . In response to their findings, Evanger?s plans to recall all remaining cans of their Hunk of Beef product, all cans of Braised Beef Chunks with Gravy (not previously involved in the recall), and all Against the Grain brand Pulled Beef canned dog foods. On one hand, the presence of horse DNA provides an explanation for why pentobarbital was present as the drug is commonly used to euthanize horses. ? This site uses Akismet to reduce spam

? This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. The bill has been assigned to the House Agriculture Committee. 7039 SHARES Related Items: Recommended for you 13 Comments 13 Comments Pingback: Leave a Reply Your email address will not be published. For example, would a rescuer be permitted to remove an animal from an abusive situation, or will he need to wait for the abuser to provide irrelevant dog bite statistics first? You can read the entire bill right here: If passed, the bill will take effect on July 1, 2017. . And, further?complicated by the passing of the bill would be rescue efforts when any of the named breeds, or mixes of those breeds are involved. It would require the dog?s current owner or guardian to provide, upon transfer of ownership of the animal, the following data to the new owner: any statistics pertaining to injuries to humans caused by dogs which it deems relevant to inform the public of the risks related to dog bites data from the previous year regarding the reported number of humans bitten by dogs in the United States; data on the total medical costs related to injuries caused by dogs in the United States the total amount of damages awarded to victims of dog bites or dog attacks in the United States The bill, nicknamed ?Logan?s Law? was drafted in response to a recent attack in which a young Atlanta boy named Logan was killed by a pit bull on his way to the bus stop. It will need to pass through the House, get a vote on the House floor, pass the Senate Committee, and a vote on the Senate floor before the Governor would consider signing it?into law. If you live in Georgia, please contact your representatives () and urge them to vote NO on House Bill 313. Required fields are marked * Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.7039 SHARES House Bill 313 will soon cross?the desks of Georgia representatives that, if passed, would discourage dog adoptions by requiring that every rescue organization, shelter, or individual rehoming certain?breeds to also provide potential adopters with paperwork and statistics on dog bite frequency and litigation costs during a transfer of ownership ? whether it be through sale, adoption, or gift ? even when the dog being adopted has never bitten anyone. Further, the bill places unnecessary burden on rescue organizations, forcing them to provide potential adopters with information that is both already readily available and is irrelevant in individual adoptions, sales, or transfers of dog ownership. The bill was written under the guise of increasing public safety, but those who oppose the bill believe that, not only would a bill already in place not have prevented the attack on Logan, it would not prevent future attacks from occurring. The legislation, would not only discourage pet adoptions, but would complicate rescue efforts and make it even more french toast big girls crewneck welt pocket cardigan burgundy 1820 12140 difficult for dog owners needing to rehome animals to do so ? all without any conceivable benefit to public safety. The?bill, filed by District 60 Georgia Representative Keisha Waites (D),?specifically names?the usual breeds included in breed-specific legislation (American Pit Bull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier, American Bulldog, Staffordshire Bull Terrier, Doberman Pinscher, Rottweiler, Akita, and wolf hybrid breeds), but also includes?several breeds less commonly affected by BSL including the?German Shepherd, Chow Chow, Husky, Great Dane, and Boxer breeds and mixes

Required fields are marked * Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. ? A post shared by Ashley (@probyash) on Feb 2, 2017 at 7:01am PST Ashley?s having no trouble fitting in and is even working a little pitty magic on her fellow firefighters: ? A post shared by Ashley (@probyash) on Jan 31, 2017 at 7:09am PST When duty calls, Ashley?s got her own spot on the truck: ? A post shared by Ashley (@probyash) on Jan 31, 2017 at 1:17pm PST When she?s not assisting on a call or riding in the truck, Ashley prefers to watch closely for any and all activity in the firehouse kitchen: ? A post shared by Ashley (@probyash) on Feb 5, 2017 at 4:24pm PST Less than 2-months after meeting her new extended fire-fighting family, Ashley has become an integral part of the operation. ? This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Ashley, ?Ash? for short, would win over the hearts of an entire fire department and land herself an awesome, exciting new life with a huge and loving, albeit unorthodox, family of firefighters. Today, she?s happy and healthy and surrounded by love. .1543 SHARES When rescuers found a pit bull abandoned inside an old crack house on Staten Island, they never imagined the amazing life she?d soon have ahead of her. When she was found, Ash was nearly 25-pound underweight. 1543 SHARES Related Items: 2 Comments 2 Comments Leave a Reply Your email address will not be published. They didn?t hesitate to rescue the gentle dog, but without a physical shelter, they weren?t sure where they?d house her until a foster or adopter was found. Just 3 days after her arrival, the 1-year old pup had?won over the entire department who called the rescue and asked to make it official. Luckily, some friends at an East Side FDNY station called ?Fort Pitt? agreed to provide Ashley with a temporary place to stay. It was mid-January when?animal rescuers Erica Mahnken and Michael Favor of found Ashley, malnourished, dehydrated, freezing cold, and covered in cigarette burns, abandoned alone with no food or water

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