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December 2018

The Dr. Jane Foundation has achieved great things this past year! In addition to 18 financial awards given to worthy animal rescues through our usual grant process, the Dr. Jane Foundation also was able to provide emergency funding to two groups that coordinated assistance to injured and homeless animals displaced by devastating fires that raged in California last month. As many of you know, the Camp Fire was the deadliest wildfire in California's history. The emergency response of the last two groups on the following list of grant recipients made... Read more →

These cookies are guaranteed to please anyone with a sweet tooth. They are chocked full of nourishing goodness, too! Ingredients 1 cup almond butter 1/2 cup Life’s Abundance Chocolate Plant Protein 2 tablespoons cocoa powder 1/3 cup coconut palm sugar 1 egg, large Directions Preheat oven to 350 F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Add all ingredients in a medium-size bowl and mix until the consistency is like cookie dough. Depending on the thickness of the almond butter, you may need to adjust by adding Plant Protein... Read more →

December 21, 2018 - Columbia River Natural Pet Foods of Vancouver, WA is voluntarily expanding their current recall to include additional products: 261 packages of Cow Pie Lot # 72618 and 82 packages of Chicken & Vegetables Lot# 111518 fresh frozen meats for dogs and cats, produced in July 2018 and November 2018, due to their potential to be contaminated with Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes. Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they... Read more →

For over a decade, cats and kittens have been loving Life's Abundance canned cat food called Instinctive Choice. This is an all life stage food and it remains a revolutionary formula because it provides sustenance that’s modeled after the way cats have eaten in the wild for millennia. All life stage, as the name states, is good for kitten through seniors. If your kitten is not used to eat canned cat food, mash it up and mix it in with the kibble. If you have an older cat that might... Read more →

ORRVILLE, Ohio, Dec. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The J.M. Smucker Company today announced a voluntary recall of specific lots of 9Lives® Protein Plus® wet, canned cat food due to possible low levels of thiamine (Vitamin B1). No illnesses related to this issue have been reported to date and the product is being recalled out of an abundance of caution. The impacted products are as follows: Product Name UPC Code Product Size Best if Used By Date 9Lives® Protein Plus® With Tuna & Chicken 7910021549 4 pack of cans, 5.5 oz... Read more →

If you've been watching the news or our recalls page, you've been seeing all the dog foods recalled for excess Vitamin D. This is scary and if you have fed any of those, we have tips on what to look for if you're dog is experiencing symptoms of excess Vitamin D. We've also been receiving the questions...Is Life's Abundance involved in the recall? Has Life's Abundance ever had a recall? What does Life's Abundance do to keep our pets safer? Here's the information you are seeking and will help you... Read more →

This recall has been EXPANDED. View the expanded recall here. December 5, 2018 - Columbia River Natural Pet Foods of Vancouver, WA is voluntarily recalling 933 packages of Cow Pie fresh frozen meats for dogs and cats, produced in August 2017, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes may affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed... Read more →

Did you know that Life's Abundance has been in business, serving the pet community, since 1999? Did you know that Life's Abundance has NEVER had a recall? That's pretty amazing when you look back since 2007 at the hundreds of dog and cat foods that have been recalled. New dog and cat foods have been popping up over the past few years shouting out that they have never been recalled. Wow! Really? You have been "in business" for a few years, or even scarier...a few months, and that you use... Read more →

December 3, 2018 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is investigating the presence of elevated, potentially toxic levels of vitamin D in several dry pet foods. Fast Facts The FDA is alerting pet owners and veterinary professionals about recalls of several dry dog foods after receiving complaints that dogs eating the food experienced vitamin D toxicity. Testing found that samples of the dog food contained excessive, potentially toxic amounts of vitamin D. Vitamin D is an essential nutrient for dogs, but very high amounts can cause serious health... Read more →

November 29, 2018 - ELM Pet Foods, Inc is issuing a voluntary recall of Elm Chicken and Chickpea Recipe dog food because the products could contain elevated levels of Vitamin D. The recalled products consist of multiple UPC codes manufactured between February 25, 2018 and October 31, 2018. Best Buy Dates Listed Below: 3lb ELM CHICKEN AND CHICKPEA RECIPE - UPC (0-70155-22507-8) TD2 26 FEB 2019 TE1 30 APR 2019 TD1 5 SEP 2019 TD2 5 SEP 2019 28lb ELM CHICKEN AND CHICKPEA RECIPE - UPC (0-70155-22513-9) TB3 6... Read more →