In a new twist to the Evanger's dog food story today, it has been learned that horse-meat may have been the source of the barbiturate found in the company's Hunks of Beef canned dog food. Evanger's is blaming their supplier and strangely, the FDA.
We have a second dog food recall, this time by Against the Grain Pet Food Inc. because of the finding of phenobarbital. This comes in the wake of an initial recall by Evanger's dog food. It seems that members of the same family own both companies.
From January 2006 to December 2007, seventy cases of Salmonella were confirmed in 19 different states, most of which in the northeastern part of the United States. Researches have identified the cause, which turns out to be dry dog food.