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Natural Balance recall expanded

Karin PruessnerKarin Pruessner DurbanMember Posts: 2,110
edited 29 April, 2007 in Food & Nutrition
Natural Balance recalls more products: this time canned. Same ingredient (rice protein concentrate) different manufacturer (American Nutrition). Products recalled are: * Chicken Formula Canned Dog Food 13 oz * Lamb Formula Canned Dog Food 13 oz * Beef Formula Canned Dog Food 13 oz * Ocean Fish Formula Canned Cat Food 3 oz & 6 oz


  • Jenna LuskJenna Lusk Pacific NWMember Posts: 2,034
    edited 28 April, 2007
    Natural Balance has done a great job providing all the information you need on their website. My food isn't on the recall list, but I am comforted by the fact that Natural Balance seems to be dealing with this situation in a very proactive and comprehensive manner.
  • Jenna LuskJenna Lusk Pacific NWMember Posts: 2,034
    edited 29 April, 2007
    One more comment, now that I see that Blue Buffalo was also affected by American Nutrition's product tampering... I hope Natural Balance and Blue Buffalo go after ANI and sue them for all they're worth. I'm not particularly a litigious kitty by nature, but what American Nutrition did (adding rice protein to formulas that did not call for this ingredient and without permission or disclosure) was deceitful, dangerous and illegal! Blue Buffalo and Natural Balance are premium brands who really put the health of the pets first - and for them to be put in this position is just horrible. It looks like both of the companies are taking very drastic measures to ensure this never happens again - without first considering the bottom line. This is a scary time for all pet owners, but I am hoping that something positive will come out of all of this incredible tragedy. And maybe this will never happen again. Meanwhile, I'm cheering for Natural Balance and Blue Buffalo to plough American Nutrition into the ground!!!!!
  • Karin PruessnerKarin Pruessner DurbanMember Posts: 2,110
    edited 29 April, 2007
    Binks, I agree that both companies seem to be dealing with it the right way and it may not have their fault. But the bottom line is: even if you buy a premium food from a good company with a good repution you can't be sure what is in it! Very sad indeed!
  • Jenna LuskJenna Lusk Pacific NWMember Posts: 2,034
    edited 29 April, 2007
    Very true, Punky. I used to feel so confident that my food would not be recalled, but now I check their website every day. If these two can be affected, any food company can. These are two of the very best. Just who can we trust anymore?
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