Monthly Archives: December 2013

JBS knowingly distributed products containing euthanasia drug

pentobarbital for dog euthanasia

pentobarbital for dog euthanasia JBS Souderton Inc. continued to distribute pentobarbital-adulterated products to customers even after receiving formal notification of pentobarbital contamination, according to a warning letter issued on April 23 by the Food and Drug Administration. The warning letter to JBS Souderton Inc. which does business as MOPAC was sent more than one year […]

Pentobarbital continues to ‘dog’ pet food industry; beef tallow blamed

Pentobarbital for Dog

Pentobarbital for Dog On May 8 Champion Petfoods USA Inc. was informed that three shipments of beef tallow delivered by their supplier were contaminated with pentobarbital, a tranquilizer often used to euthanize sick or fatally injured animals. Ingestion of the barbiturate can cause drowsiness, dizziness, excitement, loss of balance, or nausea, or in extreme cases, possibly […]