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On May 16, 2014, NBC released an article confirming that despite seven years of testing and thousands of pet deaths, the FDA still can’t identify the specific contaminants in Chinese-imported pet treats. While the FDA continues their investigation, dogs continue to die -- enacting a ban on pet treats imported from China is more important than ever. Sign the petition and tell the FDA that they've come up short for too long.
Goal: 150,000 Progress: 109,282
Sponsored by: The Animal Rescue Site

Losing a pet is like losing a family member. When our pet is suffering, we suffer too. These situations are real-life for thousands of dog owners whose dogs consumed certain jerky treats made in China. Thousands of dogs have fallen ill or died from these contaminated chicken jerky treats.

In response the FDA sent investigators to the plants in China where the treats are manufactured; but due to China’s stringent laws and other barriers, the FDA can’t find the source of the toxin. There can be no mandated recall.

Many have requested the companies involved voluntarily recall the products in question, but as we often see in these cases, profit trumps protection.

China’s obfuscation and companies’ unwillingness to recall dangerous products have left us no choice but to ban all imports of dog treats from China. Call on the FDA to ban all dog treat imports from China until the proper steps are taken to address this problem.

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To the FDA Commissioner:

Beloved pets are dying by the hundreds, and there doesn't seem to be anything we can do about it. Certain jerky treats from China are causing dogs to become extremely ill and, in some cases, die.

As you know the FDA launched an investigation to find out the ultimate catalyst for these deaths, but Chinese laws and the companies' unwillingness to voluntarily recall the products are seriously obfuscating the investigation.

They have left us no choice: we must ban all imports of dog treats from China until the culprit behind the situation is identified.

Please act swiftly on this matter. Thank you.

Petition Signatures


Jul 17, 2018 Jennifer McBurney
Jul 17, 2018 Gretchen Cupp Not everyone knows not to buy any Chinese made dog products; ban them!
Jul 17, 2018 Janet Lyons-Fairbanks
Jul 17, 2018 Shawn Grause
Jul 17, 2018 Margaret Hurley
Jul 16, 2018 Katherine Tuttle
Jul 15, 2018 Cindy Reed
Jul 13, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Jul 11, 2018 Celina Fiorino
Jul 9, 2018 marie sajous
Jul 1, 2018 Jacklyn Yancy
Jul 1, 2018 PERLLIE SULIT
Jul 1, 2018 Franca Coleman
Jul 1, 2018 Memoree VanderHeyden Ban all animal feed and ingredients for that feed imported from China. This includes treats and by the way animal toys which contains only God knows what.
Jul 1, 2018 Laurent Belotti
Jul 1, 2018 Dawn Allen
Jun 30, 2018 Donna Gilbert
Jun 30, 2018 shabad preet kaur
Jun 29, 2018 Karen Bellen
Jun 28, 2018 G Chua
Jun 25, 2018 julie huynh
Jun 21, 2018 Eva DeRoche
Jun 21, 2018 J L
Jun 21, 2018 Maria Angeles Leorza Arechavaleta
Jun 20, 2018 Chriss Wood
Jun 20, 2018 Tina Watkins
Jun 20, 2018 MARIA VEIGA
Jun 20, 2018 Gloria SCIANDRA
Jun 19, 2018 Julie Whitfield
Jun 19, 2018 Stephen Collier
Jun 19, 2018 Elena Sorokina
Jun 19, 2018 Judi Luthy
Jun 19, 2018 Jaime Spinella
Jun 19, 2018 Hope Carl
Jun 19, 2018 Bernie Doherty Wow China you are a disgrace to Humanity
Jun 17, 2018 Joyce McCollum
Jun 17, 2018 Bridget Hopper
Jun 16, 2018 Brooke SMITH Our animals are "family"....the very least you can do is make them mark ALL ANIMAL TREATS as DANGEROUS if you don't have the balls to discontinue import!!!!
Jun 16, 2018 Lisa Seidner
Jun 10, 2018 Sophie Avoustin
Jun 10, 2018 Jill Tew
Jun 8, 2018 Sandra Thompson
Jun 8, 2018 Melanie Handowski
Jun 7, 2018 rick morales
Jun 7, 2018 Stacey Lightfoot
Jun 4, 2018 Mollie Vreeland
Jun 4, 2018 Anna Ott
Jun 2, 2018 ELIZABETH SAPPINGTON stop all imports of animal treats from china losing our pets is not worth it
Jun 2, 2018 Sue Lindley
Jun 2, 2018 Carol Painter

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