Home
http://www.virbac.fr/ http://www.boehringer-ingelheim.com/ http://www.novartis.com/ http://www.animalhealth.bayerhealthcare.com/
vetcontact
Vetrinär
Tiermedizin
  WELCOME  
vetcontact
Vetrinär
Tiermedizin
  Privacy Policy  
  Home  
  Login / Newsletter  
vetcontact
Vetrinär
Tiermedizin
  CONTACTS  
vetcontact
Vetrinär
Tiermedizin
  Classifieds  
  New Products  
  VetCompanies  
  VetSchools  
vetcontact
Vetrinär
Tiermedizin
  PROFESSION  
vetcontact
Vetrinär
Tiermedizin
  Edutainment  
  VetAgenda  
  Presentations  
  Posters  
  ESAVS  
  Specialisation  
vetcontact
Vetrinär
Tiermedizin
  INSIGHT  
vetcontact
Vetrinär
Tiermedizin
  Congress News  
  Picture Galleries  
vetcontact
Vetrinär
Tiermedizin
  PRODUCTS  
vetcontact
Vetrinär
Tiermedizin
  Bayer  
  Boehringer Ing.  
  Novartis  
  Virbac

 
  Simply book for less...  
    

Bovine    Equine    Small Animal Practice    Swine Practice    Articles    Vetjournal    
deutsch english español polski francais
Home / WELCOME / Archiv / Small Animal Practice /     
 
Possible Aflatoxin Contaminated Dog Food in the USA
1st Deputy Commissioner Ruth A. Moore today alerted dog owners to a statement issued by Diamond Pet Food reporting that it has discovered
aflatoxin in pet food products manufactured at its facility in Gaston, South Carolina. Aflatoxin is cancerogenic in humans but not in dogs. Dog owners should have their pets examined immediately by a veterinarian if their dog has consumed a Diamond Pet Food product and becomes ill.


The sensitivity to aflatoxins depends on a dog`s individual susceptibility, age, pregnancy status, and nutritional status.

Clincal signs in an affected dog may include bloody vomiting or diarrhea, general lethargy and
loss of appetite, increased water consumption and urination as well as jaundice or yellowing of the whites of the eyes or gums. In severe cases,
aflatoxin can cause death.

Diamond Pet Food has notified its distributors and has recommended that they hold the sale of all Diamond Pet Food products formulated with corn that were produced in its Gaston, South Carolina facility because the product may contain aflatoxin.

The Department`s Division of Food Safety and Inspection is conducting a follow-up investigation and sampling at retail outlets and distributors in New York State. The New York State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory and the
New York State Food Laboratory are also testing Diamond products for aflatoxin contamination.

There are only a few lots of affected food, according to the manufacturer. Therefore, even if an owner has purchased food produced by that company, there is a very good chance that it is not from the very few affected lots.

Diamond Pet Food is working to insure that proper information is available and that they be able to assist affected customers.


Source: www.promedmail.org


Tell a friend   |   Print version   |   Send this article

SMALL ANIMAL PRACTICE

Computed tomographic arthrography of the canine shoulder joint members
The aim of this retrospective, methods comparison study was to assess the diagnostic utility of computed tomographic arthrography in the assessment of various intraarticular shoulder pathologies in dogs in comparison with survey computed tomography (CT), using arthroscopic examination as the reference standard. Computed tomography, computed tomographic arthrography, and arthroscopic findings of 46 scapulohumeral joints of dogs with forelimb lameness were reviewed retrospectively.

  • Prognostic scoring system for dogs managed with hemodialysismembers
  • Sonography vs percutaneous palpation to identify targeted thoracolumbar intervertebral disc spacesmembers
  • Distribution of alveolar-interstitial syndrome in dogs and cats with respiratory distress members
  • Disorders of sex development in catsmembers
  • Core ocular surface microbiome in dogsmembers
  • ACVIM small animal consensus statement on safe use of cytotoxic chemotherapeutics members
  • MRI imaging of masticatory muscles in basset houndsmembers
  • Mucosal microbiota, gastrointestinal inflammation and small cell intestinal lymphoma in cats members
  • Efficacy of pentamidine analogue 6 in dogs with chronic atrial fibrillationmembers
  • Tick-borne relapsing fever in various speciesmembers
  • Canine hyperadrenocorticism associations with signalment, selected comorbidities and mortality members
  • Intracameral injection of epinephrine and 2% lidocaine in the eyes of healthy catsmembers


  • [ Home ] [ About ] [ Contact / Request ] [ Privacy Policy ]

    Copyright © 2001-2018 VetContact GmbH
    All rights reserved