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FDA Proposes Rules To Make Animal Food Safer

Like rules proposed earlier this year for human food, they would focus on preventing contamination before it begins.

10/25/2013

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Procter & Gamble Recalls Dry Pet Food Over Possible Salmonella Contamination

Both pets and their owners are potentially at risk for contamination: Pets from eating contaminated food, humans from handling it and not thoroughly washing their hands or any surfaces that come in contact with it.

08/15/2013

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Nature’s Recipe Pet Food Company Recalls Potentially Contaminated Dog Treats

The company says the product has the potential to be contaminated with salmonella, which can affect animals eating the products and pose a risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products.

10/13/2012

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Pet Food Pantry Planned For Northern Suburbs

A New York woman is starting a pet food pantry to help people who may be forced to give up their animals because they can no longer afford to feed them.

02/08/2011

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Study: Pets Can Infect Humans With Salmonella

A third of all U.S. families have a pet and the threat of a salmonella outbreak linked to two popular brands of dry pet food last week has many on edge. A study released Monday finds pets can give family members the illness — even when they show no sign of being sick.

CBS 2–08/09/2010