first_img T.W. Enterprises of Ferndale, Wash., is recalling six different dog and cat treats in the wake of cases of Salmonella serotype Thompson infections identified in Canada and the United States, according to a press release on the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Web site. T.W. Enterprises made the treats and distributed them in the United States under the name Aron Pet Food. Aron Pet Food of Abbotsford, British Columbia, distributed products in Canada that were made with raw materials from T.W. Enterprises, the announcement said. “Follow-up analysis indicated that the illnesses were linked to these pet treats,” according to the release, posted by T.W. Enterprises. See also: The company urged people to wash their hands thoroughly after handling any pet treat to help prevent infection. People who have any of the following products were advised not to feed the treats to their pets but to dispose of them securely: Healthy K9 Beef Heart 100% Natural Dog Treats, Healthy K9 Beef Jerkey 100% Natural Dog Treats, Shrimp Snackers 100% Shrimp Treats for Dogs, Salmon Snackers 100% Salmon Treats for Cats, Salmon Snackers 100% Salmon Treats for Dogs, and Shrimp Snackers 100% Shrimp Treats for Cats.center_img The company, the FDA and Canadian authorities are investigating to find the source of the problem, the news release said. Jun 13, 2005 (CIDRAP News) – A company is recalling its dog and cat treats because they contain bacteria linked to the illnesses of five people. Salmonella infections can cause watery diarrhea, abdominal cramps, nausea and vomiting, and an illness of several days’ duration. Company news release http://www.fda.gov/oc/po/firmrecalls/tw06_05.htmllast_img read more

first_imgParents’ synthetic cannabis abuse left children in home with little food and no power Stuff co.nz 5 November 2018Family First Comment: The harms of drugs – all drugs. Marijuana. Synthentic drugs….“There had been a lack of food in the house for long periods, the prepaid electricity in the home often ran out and the defendants had been using cannabis and its synthetic equivalent. The children were aware and disclosed that the majority of their household money was spent on drugs rather than on food for the family.”#DrugFree2025www.SayNopeToDope.nzA couple spent the majority of their household income on drugs, leaving their two children with little food in a home sometimes without electricity, a court was told.The man and woman, from Taranaki, have each pleaded guilty to two charges of ill treatment/neglect of a child under 18 years of age between August 2016 and June 2018.The defendants cannot be named in order to protect the victims.The neglect case came to light in June 2018 and was precipitated by an argument the man and woman had over their relationship issues and “not pot” – the common name given to synthetic cannabis.The police summary of facts outlined how the male defendant moved out of the house and days later the children left as well to stay at another address.Both children were spoken to by a specialist police interviewer on June 13 where they disclosed there had been a lack of food in the house for long periods, the prepaid electricity in the home often ran out and the defendants had been using cannabis and its synthetic equivalent.READ MORE: https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/crime/108369244/parents-synthetic-cannabis-abuse-left-children-in-home-with-little-food-and-no-powerlast_img read more