Business, Family, Health

Pet food varieties recalled following dog deaths

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Midwestern Pet Foods, Inc., of Evansville, IN is issuing a voluntary recall of the below listed dog and cat food products due to tests indicating levels of aflatoxin that exceed acceptable limits. Products were distributed nationally to online distributors and retail stores. Aflatoxin is a toxin produced by the mold Aspergillus flavus, which can grow on corn and other …


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Sunshine Mills dog food recall expanded due to potentially elevated levels of aflatoxin

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Sunshine Mills, Inc. is expanding its voluntary recall of certain pet food products that were made with corn that contained aflatoxin at levels above FDA’s action levels. This is an expansion of the recall initiated September 2, 2020, after an investigation conducted along with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration determined that additional corn-based pet food products produced between …


Pet Adoption Weekend event comes to Perry Hall this weekend

PERRY HALL, MD—The annual Pet Adoption Weekend event is coming to Perry Hall this weekend. The event will be held at Pet Valu Perry Hall on Saturday, September 26 (10 a.m. – 1 p.m.). Attendees will be able to meet the adoptable pets from Pitties and Purrs Rescue, Inc., who organizes the annual event. Partial proceeds stay in the local …

Sunshine Mills recalls Nature’s Menu Premium Dog Food varieties due to Salmonella risks

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Sunshine Mills, Inc. is issuing a voluntary recall of Nature’s Menu® Super Premium Dog Food with a Blend of Real Chicken & Quail because of the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after …

Man seriously injured in Perry Hall dog attack

PERRY HALL, MD—A Honeygo Village resident was attacked and seriously injured by a dog on Saturday afternoon. The incident occurred on Scott Moore Way near Strawbridge Terrace at around 1:30 p.m. The dog, a pit bull owned by another Honeygo Village resident, was reportedly being let out of the front door of its home on Strawbridge Terrace by a dog …

Roof caves in during Essex house fire

UPDATE: Three dogs and two cats reportedly died in the blaze, which was caused by an unattended stove. No one was home at the time of the fire. Original story below… ——— ESSEX, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Wednesday morning house fire in Essex. The fire was reported at around 7:30 a.m. in the 300-block of Wye Road. …

Harford County Sheriff’s Office announces addition Maryland’s first electronic storage detection dog

HARFORD COUNTY, MD—Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey R. Gahler on Thursday announced the addition of the Harford County Sheriff’s Office’s (HCSO) newest law enforcement canine, K-9 Sata. K-9 Sata is certified as an electronic storage detection (ESD) canine and derives his name from the Serial AT Attachment, a computer bus interface that connects mass storage devices and a commonly used connector …