Cutest,  "The Cutest Kitty"
died 3/29/07
16 yrs old
Barbi Twins Comment on their Loss and Lawsuit

Class Action Law Firm:
Blim & Edelson LLC, Chicago




"The announcement by the Food and Drug Administration was the first indication that a U.S. company had used melamine as an animal feed ingredient. Previously, the problem was thought to be contained to China, where manufacturers had added melamine to wheat flour, which was then added to animal feed. "

Tembec and Uniscope Voluntary Recall Feed Ingredients  
FDA -May 30, 2007

Chemical that led to pet food recall used by US company
High Plains Journal, KS -
June 8, 2007

US-made tainted feed is recalled - Los Angeles Times, CA - May 31, 2007
Goldfish Latest Victims In Pet Food Recall
North Country Gazette, NY - Jun 5, 2007
Sergeant’s Pet Care Products, Inc. has recalled ornamental fish food products after portions were found to contain the contaminant melamine; and Zeigler Bros., Inc. has issued a recall of its pelleted and crumbled shrimp feeds because they include the feed ingredient “AquaBond” which has been found to contain melamine and related compounds.

A portion of the production lots of Atlantis® Goldfish Flake Food and Atlantis® Tropical Fish Flake Food have been found to contain the contaminant, melamine. Atlantis Goldfish Flake Food and Atlantis Tropical Fish Flake Food are products that are formulated specifically for the feeding of ornamental fish, such as a goldfish and Neon tetra.

US-made tainted feed is recalled
- Los Angeles Times, CA - May 31, 2007

Melamine Contamination Expands To Livestock, Shrimp Feed - North Country Gazette, NY - May 30, 2007

Pet food recall expands yet again - Ferret Food Included  (May 18)
Chenango Valley Pet Foods, which previously recalled dry pet food, announced today it's pulling more food -- including for ferrets -- off the market out of fears they were cross-contaminated with rice protein concentrate from China
Two U.S. Companies Recall Melamine-Tainted Feed (May 31)
Tembec, a contract manufacturer for Uniscope, makes AquaBond and Aqua-Tec II, which it distributes for Uniscope. Uniscope makes Xtra-Bond using ingredients supplied by Tembec. All of the products are binding agents that are used to make pelleted feed for cattle, sheep, and goats, or fish and shrimp.

The companies have confirmed that Tembec added melamine as part of the formulation of the products to improve the binding properties of pelleted feed. Melamine is not approved as an additive for animal or fish/shrimp feed.

The companies have stopped adding melamine to the feed products, the agency said.

KLF posed the question, "What about food traveling through the same places and hands? (see Dirty Big Secret Exposed). Here's the answer.  Products recalled because it was processed by same equipment as contaminated products.

Pet food recall widens amid cross-contamination (May 4)
Pet Food Recall Expanded Again (May 3)
Pet food recall expanded due to cross-contamination
(May 3)