Welcome to the all-new Vetlearn

  • Vetlearn is becoming part of NAVC VetFolio.
    Starting in January 2015, Compendium and
    Veterinary Technician articles will be available on
    NAVC VetFolio. VetFolio subscribers will have
    access to not only the journals, but also:
  • Over 500 hours of CE
  • Community forums to discuss tough cases
    and networking with your peers
  • Three years of select NAVC Conference
    Proceedings
  • Free webinars for the entire healthcare team

To access Vetlearn, you must first sign in or register.

registernow

  Sign up now for:
Become a Member

Reference Desk October 2012

Peanut Butter Recall Expands to Dogsbutter

    September 28, 2012—The nationwide recall of peanut butter made by Sunland, Inc, has caused a pet-food company, Dog for Dog, to issue a voluntary recall of its peanut butter for dogs, called Dogsbutter. The initial voluntary Sunland recall began after 29 people reportedly contracted salmonella-type illnesses in 18 states, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration .

    Rocky Keever, CEO of Dog For Dog, LLC, issued this statement:

    While NO DOGSBUTTER products have tested positive for Salmonella, our number one focus is ensuring the health, safety and well-being of Dogs. While the FDA, CDC and State agencies investigate the cause of reported illness, we are taking voluntary steps to ensure the safety of our four legged family members. We have worked closely in developing DOGSBUTTER and produce it in only the highest quality, human grade facilities with quality testing to ensure quality for pets. When there is a question, we want to be proactive and protective of the families who trust in our brand and love their pets as much as we do. If you have purchased one of these products, please dispose of it, or return it to your local retail pet center for a full refund. Retailers should return the DOGSBUTTER to the distributor for a full credit”.

    The Dogsbutter recall is limited to jars manufactured May 1, 2012, through September 24, 2012.

    Sources: Pet Product News, ChicagoNow.

    didyouknow

    Did you know... In the 1980s, skeptics denounced the existence of Lyme disease as a discrete infectious disease. Not until the 1990s was the pathogenesis of the human disease understood.Read More

    These Care Guides are written to help your clients understand common conditions. They are formatted to print and give to your clients for their information.

    Stay on top of all our latest content — sign up for the Vetlearn newsletters.
    • More
    Subscribe