California Company Caught Using Recycled Pets In Dog Food

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A California-based pet food company has been caught using recycled pets as cheap protein in its popular dog food. Party Animals is recalling two lots from its line of Cocolicious Dog Foods after cans in Texas tested positive for pentobarbital — a chemical that’s used by veterinarians to euthanize pets.

A California-based pet food company has been caught using recycled pets as cheap protein in its popular dog food.  In a statement on its website, Party Animal said a customer in Texas had given Cocolicious samples to a lab and the dog food tested positive for pentobarbital.

It’s not the first time a pet food company has been exposed using recycled pets in their product. Back in February Evanger, a pet food company based in Illinois, recalled its dog foods after cans tainted with pentobarbital were making dogs sick.

How did it get in the food?

Pentobarbital is a barbiturate that’s commonly used by veterinarians for euthanasia. So how is it getting in the food?

The pet food industry is almost completely…

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Missouri K9 Friends Lobby Against ‘Dangerous Dog Ordinance’ in Florissant « CBS St. Louis

Story text :ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Dozens of activists packed into the Florissant City Council meeting to try and reverse a ban on pit bulls, Monday night.

President of Missouri K9 Friends Mandy Ryan says at least 40 people showed up wearing orange shirts, and 33 emails were read, all from residents trying to get the council to reverse it’s ban on pit bulls.

The ‘dangerous dog ordinance’ in Florissant prohibits the ownership or harboring of a pit bull, unless the dog was already owned before a certain date. The ordinance began in 2010.

Ryan believes the ban isn’t helping public safety, she says there have actually been more dog fighting incidents in the area since the ban began.

Ryan says they will continue going to City Council meetings until the ban is repealed.

“We are making progress behind the scene,” Ryan says. “One of the council members did tell one of our members that they are talking about it.”

Mayor Tom Schneider said last year, the city attorney looked into the law and determined that Florissant has the authority to ban certain dog breeds.

Ryan says the turnout was ‘amazing’ and she believes they are getting closer and closer to their goal.

Read the full ordinance details on the city’s website, here.

http://stlouis.cbslocal.com/2017/01/24/519958/