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Alert to Pet Owners-Recall of Petcurean Go! Natural Pet Food

FDA Veterinarian Newsletter November/December 2003 Volume XVIII, No 6

On October 22, 2003, Canadian dog-and-cat food marketer Petcurean Pet Nutrition, Inc. announced an immediate voluntary recall of all Go! Natural pet food manufactured in Texas. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) continues to receive reports from veterinarians indicating an association between Go! Natural dog food, and dogs being treated for liver disease or liver failure.

FDA suggests owners who have fed their dogs this product during the months of September and October consider having their dogs checked by their veterinarian for signs of liver disease and anemia.

Recalls are actions taken by a firm to remove a product from the market. The recalled product comes in four, eight, 12 and 30-pound bags, with the recall in effect for all lot codes. Pet owners are urged to return recalled Go! Natural dog food to the place that they purchased it.