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Latest Press Releases
Friday, March 30, 2007
NEW YORK, March 30, 2007— Three days ago, the ASPCA cautioned that aminopterin was an unlikely suspect in the illnesses and deaths of animals that ingested the recently-recalled contaminated foods—a suspicion that was today confirmed by the U. ...
Tuesday, March 27, 2007
NEW YORK, March 27, 2007—Since Menu Foods announced its massive pet food recall on March 16, the ASPCA has been flooded with calls from concerned pet parents and animal welfare professionals alike. Call volume at the ASPCA Animal Poison Control...
Friday, March 23, 2007
NEW YORK, March 23, 2007—Based on new reports issued by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets that rodent poison was found in laboratory testing of the tainted pet food recalled last week, the ASPCA (The American Society for ...
Wednesday, March 21, 2007
NEW YORK, March 21, 2007—The ASPCA continues to monitor the pet food recall situation, both through sick animals being admitted to its Bergh Memorial Animal Hospital (BMAH) in New York City, as well as through cases reported to its Animal Poiso...
Sunday, March 18, 2007
NEW YORK, March 18, 2007—The ASPCA was recently informed of a voluntary nationwide recall of certain dog and cat foods manufactured by Menu Foods, Inc. This recall affects more than 40 brands of pet food distributed in the U. S. and Canada, inc...
Friday, March 2, 2007
NEW YORK, March 2, 2007—ASPCA Special Agent Paul Lai arrested Winston Mitchell, 37, on animal cruelty charges for allowing his two-year-old pit bull mix to starve and freeze to death in his backyard. After receiving a complaint of animal c...
Thursday, February 15, 2007
NEW YORK, February 15, 2007—The ASPCA (American Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) today announced that it has increased its support of the Virginia-based non-profit organization Humane Farm Animal Care (HFAC), which administers the ...
Saturday, January 13, 2007
NEW YORK, January 13, 2007—ASPCA Special Agents arrested Mr. Oswald S. Jaudon this morning on charges of animal cruelty after discovering his pet Chow Chow with a nylon collar embedded around her neck. Jaudon, 51, of 131-07 135th Avenue in ...
Wednesday, November 29, 2006
NEW YORK, November 29, 2006—The ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), in conjunction with Queens district attorney Richard Brown, announced the sentencing of Keidel Guy, 20, of Queens for Felony Animal Cruelty. ...
Thursday, October 19, 2006
NEW YORK, October 19, 2006—The ASPCA announced today that Ramsay Dudley, 22, of 970 Bedford Avenue in Brooklyn, was indicted by a grand jury in Brooklyn for two counts of aggravated animal cruelty and two counts of misdemeanor animal cruelty fo...


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