Friday, March 13, 2015

Senators ask FDA to probe Beneful allegations

Senators urge FDA to investigate Beneful allegations

KPRC Houston - ‎4 hours ago‎
Two U.S. senators are urging the FDA to investigate allegations a popular dog food contains toxins that could make your pups sick. A California man is currently suing Purina after he said the company's Beneful dry kibble food caused one of his dogs to die.

Senators Urge FDA To Investigate Allegations That Purina's Beneful Dry Kibble ...

The Consumerist - ‎Mar 12, 2015‎
Illinois Senator Dick Durbin, along with California Senator Dianne Feinstein, sent a letter [PDF] to the FDA calling for the agency to quickly investigate claims that Purina PetCare Company's Beneful brand dry dog food contains toxins. The senators also called ...

Senators say FDA should do more to protect pets

McClatchy Washington Bureau - ‎22 hours ago‎
“To put it frankly, the food safety system Congress fought to develop has not been put in place by the FDA,” the senators wrote in the letter addressed to FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg. A lawsuit filed Feb. 5 claims Nestlé Purina PetCare Company's ...

Durbin calls for FDA investigation of Beneful dog food

WLS-TV - ‎Mar 11, 2015‎
Sen. Dick Durbin is calling for a Food and Drug Administration investigation of claims that Beneful dry kibble dog food contains toxins. A lawsuit claims the food is making pets sick and even killing some of them. A Florida lawyer tells ABC News he's working ...

Senators ask FDA to probe Beneful allegations

10News - ‎14 hours ago‎
Dick Durbin, sent a letter to the FDA asking them to look into claims that the company's popular brand dry kibble contains harmful toxins, including a component found in antifreeze. RELATED: Purina Beneful lawsuit: What you need to know. Earlier this year ...

Gretna veterinarian offers advice on Beneful dog food issue

Chatham Star Tribune - ‎Mar 12, 2015‎
As for the toxins the lawsuit claims is in Beneful, the FDA regulates that all ingredi-ents in both human and pet food must be included on the label in the order of pre-dominance by weight and they have to be determined to be safe. This means ingredients ...

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