Natural Balance Now Recalling Pet Food Due To Melamine Contamination


NaturalbalanceThe pet food manufacturer Natural Balance is recalling 6 brands of its pet food due to contamination by melamine contamination, the same chemical that was found in the Menu Foods recall.

My question, have these companies been this careless for a long time and now the harsh light is on them, or is this a new occurance?

The chemical, melamine, is believed to have contaminated rice protein concentrate used to make a variety of Natural Balance Pet Foods products for both dogs and cats, the Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday. Previously, the chemical was found to contaminate another ingredient, wheat gluten, used by at least six other pet food and treat manufacturers.
Natural Balance said it was recalling all its Venison and Brown Rice canned and bagged dog foods, its Venison and Brown Rice dog treats and its Venison and Green Pea dry cat food. via Yahoo! Finance.

Posted April 18, 2007 by
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    2 Responses to “Natural Balance Now Recalling Pet Food Due To Melamine Contamination”

    1. Richard on April 18th, 2007 12:45 pm

      No doubt al-Qaida is reading, and watching … and probably laughing their turbans off.

      More stuff brought in from China? Hey, why worry? They have our best interests at heart.

    2. Gene Mallory on April 24th, 2007 8:46 am

      Other Natural Balance dog foods like their lamb and beef products indicate that they also contain possibly tainted gluten ingredients.

      I just took my recently bought products back to the selled and got a refund.

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