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|Apr 26, 2008 12:45 am||Another Pet Food Recall||#|
|The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an order requiring that |
Evanger's Dog & Cat Food Co., Inc., in Wheeling, Ill., obtain an
emergency permit from the FDA before its canned pet food products enter
A recent inspection revealed significant deviations from prescribed
documentation of processes, equipment, and recordkeeping in the
production of the company's thermally processed low acid canned food
(LACF) products. These problems could result in under-processed pet
foods, which can allow the survival and growth of Clostridium botulinum
(C. botulinum), a bacterium that causes botulism in some animals as
well as in humans.
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|May 10, 2008 3:03 pm||re: Another Pet Food Recall||#|
Sharon@Dove Chocolate Discoveries Sr. Chocolatier
|Evangerís Dog & Cat Food Company Responds to FDA News Release|
April 25, 2008
To our valued customers:
As a result of a routine inspection of the Evangerís Dog & Cat Food Company manufacturing facilities by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the FDA recently raised questions regarding recordkeeping and other issues at the pet food producerís facilities.
Contrary to a news release issued by the FDA Thursday, April 24, 2008, Evangerís continues to make and distribute its products with FDA approval. Evangerís is working closely with the FDA and already has addressed many of the FDAís questions. Evangerís expects to have the few remaining FDA queries fully satisfied shortly.
No Evangerís product has been recalled, nor is there any indication that any Evangerís product is under-processed, unsafe, or contaminated in any way.
ďAs our customers, retailers and distributors know, Evangerís takes the quality and safety of its pet foods very seriously,Ē said Holly Sher, president of Evangerís. ďEvangerís has a long history of using only human-grade ingredients in our products. The FDA has not called into question the wholesomeness of any ingredient we use. We are confident Evangerís products continue to be safe, wholesome and natural, so confident that we continue to feed them daily to our own pets.Ē
All ingredients in Evangerís products are sourced in the United States and all manufacturing is done in its suburban Chicago facility. The routine FDA inspection was related only to Evangerís canned foods and is not affiliated with of production its dry pet food products.
As the United Statesí oldest natural pet food company, Evangerís products are known for their human-grade ingredients, including hand-packed meats, fish and poultry, and 100% meat and organic meals.
Consumers and distributors may contact Evangerís customer service department at US +1 8002886796 Call for further information. In addition, all new or updated information will be immediately posted to our Website, www.evangersdogfood.com
ABOUT EVANGERíS DOG & CAT FOOD CO., INC.
Established in 1935, EVANGERíS Dog & Cat Food Company, Inc. is the oldest natural dog food company in the United States. Today, the suburban Chicago company is as innovative as when Fred Evanger first founded it, producing a wide array of human-grade dog and cat food dinners and supplements.
Evangerís Dog & Cat Food Co., Inc.
Private Reply to Sharon@Dove Chocolate Discoveries Sr. Chocolatier
|May 10, 2008 3:16 pm||re: Another Pet Food Recall||#|
|Thank you Ann & Sharon for keeping us all abreast of this situation. We owe it to our pets and customers to informm them of these happenings. |
Jennifer & Dutchess
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