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Dog Food Survey Results - Survey #1, Qualitative Analyses for Pentobarbital Residue

Dry dog food samples purchased in Laurel, MD, area, March - June 1998

KEY

Yes = confirmed for presence of pentobarbital
No = failed to confirm for presence of pentobarbital
No result = analyses failed quality assurance requirements

Rendered ingredients:

AD = animal digest
AF = animal fat
BBM = beef and bone meal
BT = beef tallow
MBM = meat and bone meal

NOTES

3-4 ppb = Estimated limit for confirming pentobarbital with highest confidence
ppb = parts-per-billion pentobarbital, by weight (nanograms per gram)
n = not given or not legible

Rendered ingredients
(position in ingredient list)
Confirmed for the presence of pentobarbital? Brand Name Formulation Name Lot Number
Beef Meal(1) yes Nutro Premium 10:19 2AR7JJ
Beef Meal(1) yes Nutro Premium 00:512BA7256259101069704
MBM(2) AF(6) AD(7) yes Ol'Roy Krunchy Bites & Bones V033
MBM(2) AF(5) AD(8) yes Ol'Roy Premium Formula with Chicken Protein and Rice V093
MBM(2) AF(5) AD(8) yes Ol'Roy Premium Formula with Chicken Protein and Rice V071
MBM(2) AF(6) AD(9) yes Ol'Roy High Performance with Chicken Protein and Rice V073
MBM(2) AF(6) AD(9) no result Ol'Roy High Performance with Chicken Protein and Rice V073
MBM(2) AF(6) AD(7) yes Ol'Roy Krunchy Bites & Bones V153
MBM(2) AF(5) yes Trailblazer Chunk Premium Quality 029813:30A/2
MBM(2) AF(5) yes Trailblazer Chunk Premium Quality td>A5981315A/R (?)
MBM(2) AF(5) yes Trailblazer Bite Size Ration A5889911AA/1
MBM(2) AF(5) yes Trailblazer Bite Size Ration 030800113A/2
MBM(2) AF(4) no Pedigree Mealtime 814EL0011E
MBM(2) AF(4) no Pedigree Mealtime 816GL154D
MBM(2) AF(6) no Pedigree Meaty Chunks with Rice and Vegetables 811FL0027E
MBM(2) AF(6) no Pedigree Meaty Chunks with Rice and Vegetables 811FL2211E
MBM(2) AF(3) yes Dad's Bite Size Meal 17:42
MBM(2) AF(3) yes Dad's Bite Size Meal 7:12
MBM(2) AF(6) yes Weis Value Chunky and Moist Feb 0599x
MBM(2) AF(6) yes Weis Value Puppy Food 99N132
BBM(2) AF(5) no Friskies Come'n Get It 8104LP-61156
BBM(2) AF(6) no Friskies Alpo 8015LP 60501
BBM(2) AF(6) no Friskies Alpo 8096LP-60531
MBM(3) AF(5) AD(6) yes Super G Chunk Style V113
MBM(3) AD(5) AF(6) no Ol'Roy Lean Formula V013
MBM(3) AD(5) AF(6) no Ol'Roy Lean Formula V073
MBM(3) AF(5) no result Richfood High Protein Dog Meal 1R04018
MBM(3) AF(5) no Richfood High Protein Dog Meal 1R03308
MBM(3) AF(5) AD(6) yes Richfood Chunk Style 1R0478
MBM(3) AF(5) AD(6) yes Richfood Chunk Style 3R05088
MBM(3) AF(5) no Richfood Gravy Style Dog Food 3R010598
MBM(3) AF(5) yes Richfood Gravy Style Dog Food 3R06078
MBM(3) AF(5) Beef Dgst(7) no Super G Gravy Style Dog Food V013
Rendered ingredients
(position in ingredient list)
Confirmed for the presence of pentobarbital? Brand Name Formulation Name Lot Number
MBM(3) AF(5) Beef Dgst(7) no Super G Gravy Style Dog Food V093
MBM(3) AF(5) AD(6) yes Super G Chunk Style V003
MBM(3) AF(5) AD(6) yes Super G Chunk Style V113
MBM(3) AF(4) yes Pet Essentials Chunk Style 0-0046-L9
MBM(3) AF(4) yes Pet Essentials Chunk Style D-1106-L9
MBM(3) AF(5) yes America's Choice Krunchy Kibble 3R
MBM(3) AF(5) yes America's Choice Krunchy Kibble R
MBM(3) AF(5) AD(6) yes Weis Value Crunchy Dog Food 99N052
MBM(3) AF(5) Beef Dgst(7) yes Weis Value Gravy Style Dog Food N092
MBM(3) AF(7) AD(8) yes Weis Value High Protein Dog Food N072
BBM(3) AD(4) AF(5) yes Ol'Roy Meaty Chunks and Gravy K5 0825
BBM(3) AD(4) AF(5) no Ol'Roy Meaty Chunks and Gravy V90051
BBM(3) AF(4) AD(5) yes Ken-L Ration Gravy Train Beef, Liver and Bacon Flavor W20351
BBM(3) AF(4) AD(5) yes Ken-L Ration Gravy Train Beef, Liver and Bacon Flavor W31203
BBM(3) AF(6) no Purina Mainstay U2326-L8
BBM(3) AF(6) no Purina Mainstay U1529-L6
BBM(3) BT(4) no result Purina Dog Chow E1837-L2
BBM(3) AF(6) no Friskies Come'n Get It 8082L9-62159
BBM(3) AF(4) yes Ken-L Ration Gravy Train W12123
BBM(3) AF(4) yes Ken-L Ration Gravy Train W11525
BBM(3) BT(4) no Purina Little Bites U0502L4
BBM(3) BT(4) no Purina Little Bites U1201-L4
BBM(3) AF(5) AD(9) no Heinz Kibbles 'n Bits Jerky L70600
BBM(3) AF(5) AD(9) yes Heinz Kibbles 'n Bits Jerky L2 228
BBM(3) AF(5) AD(9) no Heinz Kibbles 'n Bits 'n Bits 'n Bits L200:38
BBM(3) AF(5) AD(9) no Heinz Kibbles 'n Bits 'n Bits 'n Bits L7 0448
MBM(4) AF(6) yes Weis Value Kibbles Variety Mix Mar 0999z
MBM(4) yes Kibble Select Premium Dog Food 11P
MBM(4) yes Kibble Select Premium Dog Food 1238
BBM(4) BT(6) no Fieldmaster Fieldmaster C1334-L3
BBM(4) AF(6) no Fieldmaster Fieldmaster U2108-L5
BBM(4) BT(6) no Purina High Pro U1829L6
BBM(4) BT(6) no Purina High Pro U1749-L6
BBM(4) AF(6) no Purina Grrravy U1643-L7
BBM(4) AF(6) no Purina Grrravy U1059-L6
Rendered ingredients
(position in ingredient list)
Confirmed for the presence of pentobarbital? Brand Name Formulation Name Lot Number
BBM(4) AF(6) AD(7) yes Heinz Kibbles 'n Bits Puppy L1-0343
BBM(4) BT(7) Dried AD(10) no Purina Dog Chow Senior U2055L3
BBM(4) BT(7) Dried AD(10) no Purina Dog Chow Senior U0303L4
BT(4) BBM(10) no Purina Kibbles and Cheezy Chews N-0113-L10-E
BT(4) BBM(10) no Purina Kibbles and Cheezy Chews N-19-58-L11-W
MBM(5) AF(7) yes Champ Chunx Bite Size Dog Food H20054
BBM(5) AF(6) no Purina Kibbles and Chunks N-20-37-L10-E
BBM(5) AF(6) no Purina Kibbles and Chunks I-21-10-L10-E
BBM(5) BT(6) no Purina Butcher's Blend N1224-L20
BBM(5) BT(6) no Purina Butcher's Blend N-1723-L20
BBM(5) AD(8) no Heinz Kibbles 'n Bits Lean L30906
BBM(5) AD(8) yes Heinz Kibbles 'n Bits Lean L2 1156
BT(5) no Purina Dog Chow U1239-L2
BT(5) no ProPlan Beef and Rice Adult U2053-L2
BT(5) yes ProPlan Beef and Rice Adult U0131 L2
BBM(6) BT(7) no Purina Fit & Trim U0557L3
BBM(6) BT(7) no Purina Fit & Trim U2133-L4
BT(6) yes ProPlan Beef and Rice Puppy E0601-L3
BT(6) yes ProPlan Beef and Rice Puppy E0359 L2
MBM(7) AF(9) no Ol'Roy Dinner Rounds Soft Dry Dog Food 8D30PB1
MBM(7) AF(8) yes Reward Dinner Rounds Dog Food 8C19PA1
MBM(7) AF(8) no Reward Dinner Rounds Dog Food 8D23PB1

Survey #2, quantitative analyses for pentobarbital residue
Dry dog food samples purchased in Laurel, MD, area, December 2000

KEY

QUANTITATIVE ANALYSES

ppb = parts-per-billion pentobarbital, by weight (nanograms per gram)
--- = not found above 1 ppb limit of detection
a = found in 1-2 ppb range, but not accurately measurable

QUALITATIVE ANALYSES

yes = confirmed for presence of pentobarbital
no = failed to confirm for presence of pentobarbital
blank = not analyzed by qualitative method

Rendered ingredients:

AD = animal digest
AF = animal fat
BBM = beef and bone meal
BT = beef tallow
MBM = meat and bone meal

NOTES

1 ppb = Lowest concentration for detecting pentobarbital with some confidence
2 ppb = Lowest concentration for measuring pentobarbital accurately
3-4 ppb = Estimated limit for confirming pentobarbital with highest confidence
n = not given or not legible

Rendered ingredients
(position in ingredient list)
Measured (ppb) Confirmed for presence of pentobarbital? Brand Name Formulation Name Lot Number
MBM(2) AF(5) BBM(6) AD(8) 10.0 yes Old Roy Puppy Formula, Beef Flavor 0407003
MBM(2) AF(5) AD(8) ---   Old Roy Premium Chicken and Rice 0409002
MBM(2) AF(5) AD(8) 32.0 yes Old Roy Puppy Formula, Chicken and Rice 0415002
MBM(2) AF(5) AD(8) a no Richfood Dog Food Chunk Style 50 09:50 1
MBM(2) AF(6) AD(9) a   Old Roy High Performance Chicken and Rice 0417002
MBM(2) AF(5) ---   Pedigree Meaty Chunks Mealtime 046DT0117C
MBM(2) AF(5) AD(7) a   Safeway High Protein 0650 EA
MBM(2) AF(6) AD(9) 3.9 yes Richfood High Protein Dog Meal 50 22:34 1
MBM(2) AF(6) ---   Pedigree MealTime Large Crunchy Bites 935CK0906E
MBM(2) AF(8) AD(9) a no Safeway Puppy food EB2206
MBM(2) AF(6) AD(9) 15.0 yes Weis Total High Energy Chicken and Rice ?17 09:23 2
BBM(2) AF(5) MBM(7) ---   Friskies Come and Get it--Beef, Chicken, Liver 0269LP70610
BBM(2) BT(6) AD(8) ---   American Fare Bites and Bones C1800 L1
MBM(3) AD(5) AF(6) 3.9 yes Old Roy Lean Formula 0409003
MBM(3) AD(4) AF(5) ---   Old Roy Meaty Chunks and Gravy V80333
MBM(3) AF(5) AD(7) ---   Safeway Tasty Nuggets EB 22:00
MBM(3) AF(5) Beef Digest(7) 4.5 yes Super G Gravy Style Dog Food n
MBM(3) AF(5) AD(6) 16.4 yes Super G Chunk Style Dog Food 0415003
BBM(3) AF(4) AD(5) ---   Heinz KenL Ration Gravy Train Beef Liver and Bacon W3 0819
BBM(3) AF(5) AD(9) a   Heinz Kibbles N Bits Original, Chicken and Beef L72111
BBM(3) AF(6) AD(8) 25.1 yes Heinz Kibbles and Bits Beefy Bits L22027
BBM(3) BT(4) ---   Purina Dog Chow Little Bites C 0202 L2
AF(3) ---   Hills Science Diet Senior, 7+, small bites K02350044
AF(3) 8.4 yes Dad's Bite Size Meal Chicken and Rice n
BT(3) 11.6 yes PetGold Master Diet Puppy Formulation 11:17 EA
MBM(4) AF(6) ---   Safeway Small Bites 00:14 EC
MBM(4) AF(6) ---   Weis Total Pet Kibbles n
MBM(4) ---   Dad's Kibble Select n
BBM(4) AF(6) AD(7) 2.8 no Heinz Kibbles and Bits Puppy L70222
BBM(4) BT(6) ---   Fieldmaster Adult C2258L4
BBM(4) BT(5) ---   Purina Puppy chow, Beef Flavor C0559 L1
BBM(4) BT(6) ---   Purina Kibbles and Chunks Beef Flavor C234 L1
AF(4) ---   Neura Special Diet Formulation 300 SM017311:37
Rendered ingredients (position in ingredient list) Measured (ppb) Confirmed for presence of pentobarbital? Brand Name Formulation Name Lot Number
AF(4) ---   Nature's Recipe Easy to Digest NT B 18:41
AF(4) ---   Friskies Alpo Lamb Meal Rice and Barley 0237UA20635
AF(4) ---   Pedigree Mealtime with Lamb and Rice 045C50933C
AF(4) ---   Hills Science Diet Large Breed Adult K07360152
AF(4) MBM(5) AD(6) ---   Heinz KenL Ration Choice Blend W4 1947
BT(4) ---   PetGold Master Diet Adult Formulation EA 09:25
MBM(5) AF(6) ---   American Fare High Protein C0935 L6
BBM(5) BT(7) AD(8) ---   Purina Dog Chow Senior 7+ C 2159 L2
BBM(5) BT(6) AD(8) ---   American Fare Adult Formulation n
BBM(5) BT(7) AD(8) ---   Purina One Beef and Rice C 0405 L2
BBM(5) BT(6) ---   Purina Butchers Blend N 0751 L20
AF(5) ---   Hills Science Diet Large Breed Canine, Puppies 142K51737
AF(5) ---   Safeway Lamb Meal and Rice EB1556
AF(5) a   Neura Special Diet Formulation 200 SM002714:27
BT(5) AD(9) ---   ProPlan Beef and Rice, Adult Formulation V0621L2
BT(5) BBM(6) ---   Safeway Kibbles and Munchy Chews F061414
BT(5) BBM(6) ---   American Fare Kibbles and Munchy Morsels C1931 L2
MBM(6) AF (7) ---   Heinz Reward Dinner Rounds P1 1238
AF(6) BBM(8) ---   Friskies Alpo Complete Puppy 0007UA22125
AF(6) ---   Nature's Recipe Lifestages Senior Lamb and Rice V80449
AF(6) ---   Hills Science Diet Sensitive Stomach K12251603
AF(6) ---   Hills Science Diet Sensitive Skin K15350650
AF(6) ---   Pedigree Puppy 0420S1702C
BT(6) AD(8) ---   American Fare Puppy Formulation D 0756 L8
BT(7) ---   Safeway Select Adult Dog Formulation (Nutra Balance) E2200L3
BT(7) ---   Maxximum Nutrition Lamb and Rice Formula n
Meat Meal(7) ---   Flavorite Kibbles Dog Food 3104269

February 28, 2001
Edited for Typographical Errors -- March 1, 2002

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