Month: March 2021

Months after another recall, Midwestern Pet Foods recalls dog and cat foods over salmonella risk

good dog, bad human. Just because you love them like family doesn’t mean you need to feed them everything the family is eating. Stop feeding Fido these five human foods we already know about chocolate, but bacon is also on the list. Ah, veterinarian tells Fox News. Fatty foods like bacon are bad for dogs because they can cause gastrointestinal problems and pancreatitis. The same expert says. When your dog has one small piece of bacon that’s like eating 13 pieces of bacon for humans, don’t give them cooked bones. They can splinter and hurt their mouth, gets stuck in … read more

‘the bird lamp’ by valco & joco brings nature inside your home

inspired by the magnificence of birds sitting on a tree, valco & joco designs ‘the bird lamp’, an LED spotlight with a minimalist approach constructed solely from metal pipes. the designers enjoy reducing materials and forms to the absolute minimum required, so they designed the lamp in a unique way that creates less waste in the manufacturing process.

images courtesy of valco & yoco



the aluminum stand is adjustable, allowing you to select the height and angle you desire. washing its warm white light on surfaces for a soft ambiance, it will transform any living room or hallway into something

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AP Exclusive: WHO report says animals likely source of COVID

China rejected that criticism Monday.

“The U.S. has been speaking out on the report. By doing this, isn’t the U.S. trying to exert political pressure on the members of the WHO expert group?” asked Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian.

The report is based largely on a visit by a WHO team of international experts to Wuhan, the Chinese city where COVID-19 was first detected, from mid-January to mid-February.

In the draft obtained by the AP, the researchers listed four scenarios in order of likelihood for the emergence of the coronavirus named SARS-CoV-2. Topping the list was transmission from bats through

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Pet Food Recalled In Colorado Due To Salmonella Concerns

COLORADO — A Midwest-based pet food company is voluntarily recalling some of its dog and cat food products, including some distributed in Colorado, due to potential salmonella contamination, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said.

The FDA said no pets have been sickened from eating the affected lots of Evanston, Indiana-based Midwestern Pet Foods brands that were produced at the company’s Monmouth, Illinois, production facility. The products were distributed to stores nationwide and online retailers.

The recalled products include certain lots of the following brands:

  • Canine X
  • Earthborn
  • Holistic
  • Venture
  • Unrefined
  • Sportmix
  • Sportmix Wholesomes
  • Pro Pac
  • Pro Pac Ultimates
  • Sportstrail
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Three months after aflatoxin recall, Midwestern Pet Foods recalls more pet products over salmonella risk

Midwestern Pet Foods has issued a voluntary recall of certain dog and cat food brands manufactured at the company’s Monmouth, Illinois, facility because they may be contaminated with salmonella, according to a company announcement posted on the FDA website.
The affected brands, which are sold nationwide, include CanineX, Earthborn Holistic, Meridian, Pro Pac, Pro Pac Ultimates, Sportmix, Sportmix Wholesomes, Sportstrial, Unrefined and Venture.

The Indiana-based company discovered the potential for contamination after routine sampling. You can tell if your product needs to be thrown out by looking at the expiration date, the company said.

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Bradford County man charged after deceased dog found with a trash bag on its head, second dog in deplorable condition

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COLUMBIA CROSSROADS, Pa. (WETM) – Cody Collins of Columbia Cross Roads was arrested by Pennsylvania State Police after an animal abuse investigation.

According to State Police, Collins’ landlord discovered a deceased pit bull with a trash bag over its head near the woods behind a home on the 3300 block of Big Pond Road.

State Police say the dog “appeared malnourished with its rib case being visible through its skin.”

Inside the garage police say there were two empty dog cages in “deplorable

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