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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 NameFormulation NameLot Number
Beef Meal(1)yesNutroPremium10:19 2AR7JJ
Beef Meal(1)yesNutroPremium00:512BA7256259101069704
MBM(2) AF(6) AD(7)yesOl'RoyKrunchy Bites & BonesV033
MBM(2) AF(5) AD(8)yesOl'RoyPremium Formula with Chicken Protein and RiceV093
MBM(2) AF(5) AD(8)yesOl'RoyPremium Formula with Chicken Protein and RiceV071
MBM(2) AF(6) AD(9)yesOl'RoyHigh Performance with Chicken Protein and RiceV073
MBM(2) AF(6) AD(9)no resultOl'RoyHigh Performance with Chicken Protein and RiceV073
MBM(2) AF(6) AD(7)yesOl'RoyKrunchy Bites & BonesV153
MBM(2) AF(5)yesTrailblazerChunk Premium Quality029813:30A/2
MBM(2) AF(5)yesTrailblazerChunk Premium Qualitytd>A5981315A/R (?)
MBM(2) AF(5)yesTrailblazerBite Size RationA5889911AA/1
MBM(2) AF(5)yesTrailblazerBite Size Ration030800113A/2
MBM(2) AF(4)noPedigreeMealtime814EL0011E
MBM(2) AF(4)noPedigreeMealtime816GL154D
MBM(2) AF(6)noPedigreeMeaty Chunks with Rice and Vegetables811FL0027E
MBM(2) AF(6)noPedigreeMeaty Chunks with Rice and Vegetables811FL2211E
MBM(2) AF(3)yesDad'sBite Size Meal17:42
MBM(2) AF(3)yesDad'sBite Size Meal7:12
MBM(2) AF(6)yesWeis ValueChunky and MoistFeb 0599x
MBM(2) AF(6)yesWeis ValuePuppy Food99N132
BBM(2) AF(5)noFriskiesCome'n Get It8104LP-61156
BBM(2) AF(6)noFriskiesAlpo8015LP 60501
BBM(2) AF(6)noFriskiesAlpo8096LP-60531
MBM(3) AF(5) AD(6)yesSuper GChunk StyleV113
MBM(3) AD(5) AF(6)noOl'RoyLean FormulaV013
MBM(3) AD(5) AF(6)noOl'RoyLean FormulaV073
MBM(3) AF(5)no resultRichfoodHigh Protein Dog Meal1R04018
MBM(3) AF(5)noRichfoodHigh Protein Dog Meal1R03308
MBM(3) AF(5) AD(6)yesRichfoodChunk Style1R0478
MBM(3) AF(5) AD(6)yesRichfoodChunk Style3R05088
MBM(3) AF(5)noRichfoodGravy Style Dog Food3R010598
MBM(3) AF(5)yesRichfoodGravy Style Dog Food3R06078
MBM(3) AF(5) Beef Dgst(7)noSuper GGravy Style Dog FoodV013

 

Rendered ingredients
(position in ingredient list)
Confirmed for the presence of pentobarbital?Brand NameFormulation NameLot Number
MBM(3) AF(5) Beef Dgst(7)noSuper GGravy Style Dog FoodV093
MBM(3) AF(5) AD(6)yesSuper GChunk StyleV003
MBM(3) AF(5) AD(6)yesSuper GChunk StyleV113
MBM(3) AF(4)yesPet EssentialsChunk Style0-0046-L9
MBM(3) AF(4)yesPet EssentialsChunk StyleD-1106-L9
MBM(3) AF(5)yesAmerica's ChoiceKrunchy Kibble3R
MBM(3) AF(5)yesAmerica's ChoiceKrunchy KibbleR
MBM(3) AF(5) AD(6)yesWeis ValueCrunchy Dog Food99N052
MBM(3) AF(5) Beef Dgst(7)yesWeis ValueGravy Style Dog FoodN092
MBM(3) AF(7) AD(8)yesWeis ValueHigh Protein Dog FoodN072
BBM(3) AD(4) AF(5)yesOl'RoyMeaty Chunks and GravyK5 0825
BBM(3) AD(4) AF(5)noOl'RoyMeaty Chunks and GravyV90051
BBM(3) AF(4) AD(5)yesKen-L RationGravy Train Beef, Liver and Bacon FlavorW20351
BBM(3) AF(4) AD(5)yesKen-L RationGravy Train Beef, Liver and Bacon FlavorW31203
BBM(3) AF(6)noPurinaMainstayU2326-L8
BBM(3) AF(6)noPurinaMainstayU1529-L6
BBM(3) BT(4)no resultPurinaDog ChowE1837-L2
BBM(3) AF(6)noFriskiesCome'n Get It8082L9-62159
BBM(3) AF(4)yesKen-L RationGravy TrainW12123
BBM(3) AF(4)yesKen-L RationGravy TrainW11525
BBM(3) BT(4)noPurinaLittle BitesU0502L4
BBM(3) BT(4)noPurinaLittle BitesU1201-L4
BBM(3) AF(5) AD(9)noHeinzKibbles 'n Bits JerkyL70600
BBM(3) AF(5) AD(9)yesHeinzKibbles 'n Bits JerkyL2 228
BBM(3) AF(5) AD(9)noHeinzKibbles 'n Bits 'n Bits 'n BitsL200:38
BBM(3) AF(5) AD(9)noHeinzKibbles 'n Bits 'n Bits 'n BitsL7 0448
MBM(4) AF(6)yesWeis ValueKibbles Variety MixMar 0999z
MBM(4)yesKibble SelectPremium Dog Food11P
MBM(4)yesKibble SelectPremium Dog Food1238
BBM(4) BT(6)noFieldmasterFieldmasterC1334-L3
BBM(4) AF(6)noFieldmasterFieldmasterU2108-L5
BBM(4) BT(6)noPurinaHigh ProU1829L6
BBM(4) BT(6)noPurinaHigh ProU1749-L6
BBM(4) AF(6)noPurinaGrrravyU1643-L7
BBM(4) AF(6)noPurinaGrrravyU1059-L6

 

Rendered ingredients
(position in ingredient list)
Confirmed for the presence of pentobarbital?Brand NameFormulation NameLot Number
BBM(4) AF(6) AD(7)yesHeinzKibbles 'n Bits PuppyL1-0343
BBM(4) BT(7) Dried AD(10)noPurinaDog Chow SeniorU2055L3
BBM(4) BT(7) Dried AD(10)noPurinaDog Chow SeniorU0303L4
BT(4) BBM(10)noPurinaKibbles and Cheezy ChewsN-0113-L10-E
BT(4) BBM(10)noPurinaKibbles and Cheezy ChewsN-19-58-L11-W
MBM(5) AF(7)yesChamp ChunxBite Size Dog FoodH20054
BBM(5) AF(6)noPurinaKibbles and ChunksN-20-37-L10-E
BBM(5) AF(6)noPurinaKibbles and ChunksI-21-10-L10-E
BBM(5) BT(6)noPurinaButcher's BlendN1224-L20
BBM(5) BT(6)noPurinaButcher's BlendN-1723-L20
BBM(5) AD(8)noHeinzKibbles 'n Bits LeanL30906
BBM(5) AD(8)yesHeinzKibbles 'n Bits LeanL2 1156
BT(5)noPurinaDog ChowU1239-L2
BT(5)noProPlanBeef and Rice AdultU2053-L2
BT(5)yesProPlanBeef and Rice AdultU0131 L2
BBM(6) BT(7)noPurinaFit & TrimU0557L3
BBM(6) BT(7)noPurinaFit & TrimU2133-L4
BT(6)yesProPlanBeef and Rice PuppyE0601-L3
BT(6)yesProPlanBeef and Rice PuppyE0359 L2
MBM(7) AF(9)noOl'RoyDinner Rounds Soft Dry Dog Food8D30PB1
MBM(7) AF(8)yesRewardDinner Rounds Dog Food8C19PA1
MBM(7) AF(8)noRewardDinner Rounds Dog Food8D23PB1

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 NameFormulation NameLot Number
MBM(2) AF(5) BBM(6) AD(8)10.0yesOld RoyPuppy Formula, Beef Flavor0407003
MBM(2) AF(5) AD(8)--- Old RoyPremium Chicken and Rice0409002
MBM(2) AF(5) AD(8)32.0yesOld RoyPuppy Formula, Chicken and Rice0415002
MBM(2) AF(5) AD(8)anoRichfoodDog Food Chunk Style50 09:50 1
MBM(2) AF(6) AD(9)a Old RoyHigh Performance Chicken and Rice0417002
MBM(2) AF(5)--- PedigreeMeaty Chunks Mealtime046DT0117C
MBM(2) AF(5) AD(7)a SafewayHigh Protein0650 EA
MBM(2) AF(6) AD(9)3.9yesRichfoodHigh Protein Dog Meal50 22:34 1
MBM(2) AF(6)--- PedigreeMealTime Large Crunchy Bites935CK0906E
MBM(2) AF(8) AD(9)anoSafewayPuppy foodEB2206
MBM(2) AF(6) AD(9)15.0yesWeisTotal High Energy Chicken and Rice?17 09:23 2
BBM(2) AF(5) MBM(7)--- FriskiesCome and Get it--Beef, Chicken, Liver0269LP70610
BBM(2) BT(6) AD(8)--- American FareBites and BonesC1800 L1
MBM(3) AD(5) AF(6)3.9yesOld RoyLean Formula0409003
MBM(3) AD(4) AF(5)--- Old RoyMeaty Chunks and GravyV80333
MBM(3) AF(5) AD(7)--- SafewayTasty NuggetsEB 22:00
MBM(3) AF(5) Beef Digest(7)4.5yesSuper GGravy Style Dog Foodn
MBM(3) AF(5) AD(6)16.4yesSuper GChunk Style Dog Food0415003
BBM(3) AF(4) AD(5)--- HeinzKenL Ration Gravy Train Beef Liver and BaconW3 0819
BBM(3) AF(5) AD(9)a HeinzKibbles N Bits Original, Chicken and BeefL72111
BBM(3) AF(6) AD(8)25.1yesHeinzKibbles and Bits Beefy BitsL22027
BBM(3) BT(4)--- PurinaDog Chow Little BitesC 0202 L2
AF(3)--- HillsScience Diet Senior, 7+, small bitesK02350044
AF(3)8.4yesDad'sBite Size Meal Chicken and Ricen
BT(3)11.6yesPetGoldMaster Diet Puppy Formulation11:17 EA
MBM(4) AF(6)--- SafewaySmall Bites00:14 EC
MBM(4) AF(6)--- WeisTotal Pet Kibblesn
MBM(4)--- Dad'sKibble Selectn
BBM(4) AF(6) AD(7)2.8noHeinzKibbles and Bits PuppyL70222
BBM(4) BT(6)--- FieldmasterAdultC2258L4
BBM(4) BT(5)--- PurinaPuppy chow, Beef FlavorC0559 L1
BBM(4) BT(6)--- PurinaKibbles and Chunks Beef FlavorC234 L1
AF(4)--- NeuraSpecial Diet Formulation 300SM017311:37
Rendered ingredients (position in ingredient list)Measured (ppb)Confirmed for presence of pentobarbital?Brand NameFormulation NameLot Number
AF(4)--- Nature's RecipeEasy to DigestNT B 18:41
AF(4)--- FriskiesAlpo Lamb Meal Rice and Barley0237UA20635
AF(4)--- PedigreeMealtime with Lamb and Rice045C50933C
AF(4)--- HillsScience Diet Large Breed AdultK07360152
AF(4) MBM(5) AD(6)--- HeinzKenL Ration Choice BlendW4 1947
BT(4)--- PetGoldMaster Diet Adult FormulationEA 09:25
MBM(5) AF(6)--- American FareHigh ProteinC0935 L6
BBM(5) BT(7) AD(8)--- PurinaDog Chow Senior 7+C 2159 L2
BBM(5) BT(6) AD(8)--- American FareAdult Formulationn
BBM(5) BT(7) AD(8)--- PurinaOne Beef and RiceC 0405 L2
BBM(5) BT(6)--- PurinaButchers BlendN 0751 L20
AF(5)--- HillsScience Diet Large Breed Canine, Puppies142K51737
AF(5)--- SafewayLamb Meal and RiceEB1556
AF(5)a NeuraSpecial Diet Formulation 200SM002714:27
BT(5) AD(9)--- ProPlanBeef and Rice, Adult FormulationV0621L2
BT(5) BBM(6)--- SafewayKibbles and Munchy ChewsF061414
BT(5) BBM(6)--- American FareKibbles and Munchy MorselsC1931 L2
MBM(6) AF (7)--- HeinzReward Dinner RoundsP1 1238
AF(6) BBM(8)--- FriskiesAlpo Complete Puppy0007UA22125
AF(6)--- Nature's RecipeLifestages Senior Lamb and RiceV80449
AF(6)--- HillsScience Diet Sensitive StomachK12251603
AF(6)--- HillsScience Diet Sensitive SkinK15350650
AF(6)--- PedigreePuppy0420S1702C
BT(6) AD(8)--- American FarePuppy FormulationD 0756 L8
BT(7)--- SafewaySelect Adult Dog Formulation (Nutra Balance)E2200L3
BT(7)--- Maxximum NutritionLamb and Rice Formulan
Meat Meal(7)--- FlavoriteKibbles Dog Food3104269

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