From Farm Sanctuary (Watkins Glen, New York 14891)
If you’re like most people, you’re probably counting down the days right now until you get some much-needed holiday downtime. During the hustle bustle of the holiday season, it can be easy to forget that animals on today’s factory farms never get a holiday. While we laugh and enjoy good times with our friends and family, farm animals are frightened and alone, confined in darkness 24/7 so severely they can barely move, lie down comfortably, or even extend their limbs. It’s a miserable life that you wouldn’t want any animal to have to endure. But what if we told you there was a sweet holiday gift idea that could help bring peace to these gentle beings, while providing last-minute shoppers with a one-of-a-kind gift solution for the person on their list who, quite literally, has everything?
Farm Sanctuary’s holiday sponsorships allow shoppers to “adopt” a rescued farm animal who resides at one of our bicoastal shelters. The rescued animals at Farm Sanctuary are finally safe from harm, but they rely on sponsorship support for their daily care. Your holiday sponsorship is a chance to create happy endings for animals in need and bring them comfort and joy. Gift recipients will be mailed a unique and memorable sponsorship package that includes a personalized adoption certificate, a beautiful color photo and details about scheduling a VIP tour to meet your adopted friend. It’s a gift you can feel great about giving and receiving!
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O’Neal’s Feeders Supply, Inc. today announced a voluntary recall of its dry Arrow Brand DOG FOOD – because it contains corn which was detected to have higher than the acceptable levels of aflatoxin.. The affected products were manufactured between Dec. 1, 2010, and Dec. 1, 2011. No illnesses have been reported in association with these products to date.
Affected products are:
- ARROWBRAND 21% Dog Chunks SKU #807 40 lb. bag
- ARROWBRAND Super Proeaux Dog Food SKU #812 40 lb. bag
- ARROWBRAND Professional Formula Dog Food SKU #814 50 lb. bag
The recall only applies to the above products with the following Packaging Date Codes Lot numbers 4K0341 through 4K0365 and 04K1001 through 4K1325.
The affected dry dog food products were distributed in the state of Louisiana and Texas. Retailers have already been instructed to remove the affected brands and products from store shelves.
While no adverse health effects related to these products have been reported, O’Neal’s Feeders Supply, Inc. is implementing this recall as a precautionary measure. Consumers are urged to return affected products – whether in opened or unopened packages – to their place of purchase for a full refund. For more information, contact 800-256-2769 between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm Monday through Friday.
Aflatoxin is a naturally occurring mold by-product. Pets that have consumed any of the above recalled products and exhibit symptoms of illness including sluggishness or lethargy combined with a reluctance to eat, vomiting, yellowish tint to the eyes or gums, or diarrhea should be seen by a veterinarian.
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