Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Dog Treats with Melamine

Wal-Mart has stopped selling two Chinese brands of dog treats in its stores after tests revealed that the pet food contains traces of melamine - a chemical used in making plastics.

The products are Chicken Jerky Strips from Import-Pingyang Pet Product Co. and Chicken Jerky from Shanghai Bestro Trading (with UPC number 0087784900006 and item number 839751).

Earlier this year the US recalled 150 brands of pet food after inspectors discovered that the wheat gluten used to manufacture them contains melamine.

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