Purina has responded to online rumors that its food is dangerous for pets.
In recent weeks, people have said on TikTok and Facebook that Purina’s Pro Plan food is causing illnesses in animals, primarily dogs.
Purina said it has reviewed all allegations and its own investigation and “we have not found any data or trends that indicate a problem. We remain aware of the situation, and assure that if any If the possibility of a real problem arises, we’ll act quickly and make sure our customers have the information they need.”
A Facebook group called. Saving pets one pet @ a time There are over 81,000 members. Pet owners have shared stories of their pets getting diarrhea, vomiting and in some cases getting sick after eating Purina Pro Plan. Some members reported filing complaints with the US Food and Drug Administration and boycotting Purina.
“There are no health or safety concerns with our products, and they can be consumed with confidence,” Purina said in its statement.
“If you have any concerns about your pet’s health, please contact your veterinarian. And if you read anything online that concerns you, or if you are concerned about your pet’s health, If you have any questions about the food, please feel free to get in touch. our team.
“At Purina, your pets are our top priority and this is reflected in the care that goes into the quality, safety and nutrition of each of our products. As a company that treats more than 100 million cats and dogs each year , and in business for over 130 years, we never take risks with pet health.
“…the health and safety of pets – yours and ours – will never be compromised.”
Purina said the information is being spread online by people who “market and/or sell products that compete with Purina, and some use paid social media to promote such products and brands.” have acted as influencers who are not being actively targeted by this rumor. We recommend investigating the source of these posts.
Purina said it has “a comprehensive quality and safety program designed to catch any potential problems long before a product reaches a pet owner.
“Each of our pet food factories has an in-house quality assurance lab staffed by scientists. Across our factory network, we perform more than 100,000 quality checks per day – from when ingredients arrive During the production process, and by testing the finished product.
“The safety and quality of our products is our top priority as millions of pets, including our own, eat Purina food every day.”
In February 2023, Nestlé Purina PetCare Company voluntarily recalled some of its prescription dog foods that contained too much vitamin D. The recall was issued after two dogs became ill.
“It was resolved quickly and without hesitation,” Purina said. Let’s take it.”