FDA Blocks Nutro Pet Food Shipment from Entering U.S.
Products “appeared to contain poisonous substances and unsafe additives”
By Lisa Wade McCormick
August 28, 2007
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in July blocked more than 100 Nutro Products — various styles and flavors of its dog and cat food — from entering the United States.
ConsumerAffairs.com learned the FDA took that action at the Port of Los Angeles — and listed Nutro’s pet food on its Import Refusal Report — because the products appeared to contain poisonous substances and unsafe additives.
The FDA has authority to block and detain any regulated products from entering the United States if they “appear to be out of compliance with The Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.”
Some of Nutro’s pet food on the Import Refusal List include its Adult Turkey with Chicken Liver, Choice Adult Cat w Turkey & Duck, Choice Complete Care Kitten Rich in Chicken with Liver, and Adult Large Breed Chicken & Rice.
News of the FDA’s action alarmed Mike G. of Florida. He owns multiple ………