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Latest Press Releases
Thursday, April 5, 2007
NEW YORK, April 5, 2007—With breaking news from Menu Foods that the dates of, and varieties listed in, the original pet food recall of March 16 has just been extended, the ASPCA reminds pet parents to stay alert to the wellbeing of their pets—b...
Wednesday, April 4, 2007
NEW YORK, April 4, 2007—As investigations into several aspects of the recent pet food recall continue—including any link between melamine, the toxin identified in the contaminated foods, and renal failure in pets, especially cats—the ASPCA has ...
Saturday, March 31, 2007
NEW YORK, March 31, 2007—Yesterday, news conferences held by the U. S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Menu Foods, Inc., confirmed suspicions by the ASPCA that a contaminant other than aminopterin may be responsible for the illnesses and...
Friday, March 30, 2007
NEW YORK, March 30, 2007— Three days ago, the ASPCA cautioned that aminopterin was an unlikely suspect in the illnesses and deaths of animals that ingested the recently-recalled contaminated foods—a suspicion that was today confirmed by the U. ...
Tuesday, March 27, 2007
NEW YORK, March 27, 2007—Since Menu Foods announced its massive pet food recall on March 16, the ASPCA has been flooded with calls from concerned pet parents and animal welfare professionals alike. Call volume at the ASPCA Animal Poison Control...
Friday, March 23, 2007
NEW YORK, March 23, 2007—Based on new reports issued by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets that rodent poison was found in laboratory testing of the tainted pet food recalled last week, the ASPCA (The American Society for ...
Wednesday, March 21, 2007
NEW YORK, March 21, 2007—The ASPCA continues to monitor the pet food recall situation, both through sick animals being admitted to its Bergh Memorial Animal Hospital (BMAH) in New York City, as well as through cases reported to its Animal Poiso...
Sunday, March 18, 2007
NEW YORK, March 18, 2007—The ASPCA was recently informed of a voluntary nationwide recall of certain dog and cat foods manufactured by Menu Foods, Inc. This recall affects more than 40 brands of pet food distributed in the U. S. and Canada, inc...
Friday, March 2, 2007
NEW YORK, March 2, 2007—ASPCA Special Agent Paul Lai arrested Winston Mitchell, 37, on animal cruelty charges for allowing his two-year-old pit bull mix to starve and freeze to death in his backyard. After receiving a complaint of animal c...
Thursday, February 15, 2007
NEW YORK, February 15, 2007—The ASPCA (American Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) today announced that it has increased its support of the Virginia-based non-profit organization Humane Farm Animal Care (HFAC), which administers the ...

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