Wednesday, June 29, 2011

AVMA publishes report on Salmonella in pet food

A report in the June 1 Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association outlines recommendations for pet owners on how to avoid pets being sickened with Salmonella from pet food.
The report, written by Kate S. KuKanich, DVM, Ph.D., details the circumstances under which Salmonella organisms are most often ingested and includes a history of Salmonella outbreaks associated with petfood and treats. In addition, the report offers recommendations on how pet owners can minimize the risk of infection for both their pets and families. 
For a copy of the report, contact AVMA.

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