3rd Party Testing Indicates Melamine in NON-recalled Food

"...A central California vet is reporting that tests on a bag of Nutra Nuggets-brand dog food purchased from Costco tested positive for melamine. Nutra Nuggets is not on any current recall list. We are working on getting more specifics from the vet. Nutra Nuggets is a brand of Premium Edge Pet Foods and is made by Diamond Pet Foods..."

http://www.itchmo.com/read/dry-dog-food ... e_20070522
http://www.ksee24.com/Story.aspx?previe ... oryID=6812
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I don't even think it's the melamine itself that is the problem. The Chinese admitted they've been spiking food for years with it to artificially increase the protein content. My guess it's a pesticide, or a combination of the two.
Also, there are two new additions to the Menu Foods CANADA recall that were added yesterday. These items were omitted in the May 2nd recall and are said to be off retail shelves but individuals should check any stock on hand.

http://www.menufoods.com/recall/PressRe ... 222007.htm
http://www.itchmo.com/read/menu-foods-a ... e_20070522
Not sure if this has been posted before.

You can get regular updates on recalled foods.

I don't even think it's the melamine itself that is the problem.

I just got an email from Itchmo and one from Purina earlier today. Both mention melamine AND cyanuric acid. These were both mentioned by the AVMA earlier this month...
http://www.avma.org/press/releases/0705 ... recall.asp

This is what Purina mentioned in their email (NOT about their product, but rather the recall in general)...

"...The recall, according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is the result of contamination—specifically
the contamination of ingredients with melamine and cyanuric acid, substances not approved for use in food..."

Itchmo link on the same subject-
http://www.itchmo.com/read/lab-reports- ... d_20070524
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