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  1. http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/dont-miss/euthanasia-drug-found-in-dog-food-already-blamed-for-one-doggie-death Euthanasia drug found in dog food, already blamed for one doggie death (FoxNews.com) - A nightmare became reality for Nikki Mael when her five dogs began acting strange minutes after digging into a can of Evanger’s pet food on New Year’s Eve 2016. The Washougal, Washington resident and her family raced to the vet’s office, where Talula the dog soon passed away. “They were falling over. They were running into the walls. They were convulsing,” Mael told ABC7 of the horrifying incident. “Nobody should have to go through what we went through. I would give anything to see Talula again.” Devastated, Mael sent the remainder of the Evanger’s food to a lab for testing, where it was discovered that the dog food contained traces of pentobarbital, a lethal drug most commonly used for the euthanisation of dogs, cats and horses, ABC7 reports Though the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) bans pentobarbital in animal meat for animal or human consumption, pet food consumer advocate Susan Thixton told the outlet that tragically, such substances often end up in pet food. “Pet food violates federal law, is openly allowed by the FDA to violate federal law, billion dollar a year companies are making profit selling illegal adulterated products to unknowing consumers in the US every day,” Thixton said. Taking action into their own hands, ABC7 partnered with Ellipse Analytics to independently investigate pet food for traces of euthanasia drugs. After testing 62 samples of wet dog food from over 24 brands for pentobarbital multiple times over several months, just one brand repeatedly tested positive for pentobarbital with sixty percent of samples coming back positive: Gravy Train. Manufactured by Smucker’s owned company Big Heart Pet Foods, the line also produces Meow Mix, Milk Bone, Kibbles’n Bits, 9 Lives, Natural Balance, Pup-Peroni, Nature’s Recipe, Canine Carry Outs, Milo’s Kitchen, Alley Cat, Jerky Treats, Meaty Bone, Pounce and Snausages pet foods. Though People magazine points out that it is not clear how pentobarbital made its way into Talula’s meal from Evanger’s, Smucker's announced Feb. 15 that it is voluntarily recalling shipments of Gravy Train, Kibbles ‘N Bits, Ol’ Roy, and Skippy dog food over pentobarbital-related concerns. “Veterinarians and animal nutrition specialists, as well as the FDA, have confirmed that extremely low levels of pentobarbital, like the levels reported to be in select shipments, do not pose a threat to pet safety,” Smucker's spokesman Ray Hancart told WebMD. “However, the presence of this substance at any level is not acceptable to us and not up to our quality standards. We sincerely apologize for the concern this has caused.” Evanger’s did not immediately return Fox News’ request for comment. As the FDA continues to investigate the pentobarbital issue, it’s wise for pet owners to throw out any pet food affected by the product withdrawal. In Talula’s memory, an online petition urging Smucker's to recall all dog food and only produce products that meet the same legal health standard as human food currently has over 58,700 signatures.
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    DuBois Mall is in a Receivership Sale

    That $33,505,543.39 was from June 11th of last year I just wonder what the interest and fees have been since then.
  3. Who would go to someones house with $10,000 on them even in $100 bills that would be a big wad of cash to be carrying in his pants.(no pun intended). They apparently knew he had it on him. I think this was just a drug deal gone bad. Why would they be there to beat him up for consensual sex. I agree with sapphire something doesnt add up.
  4. No it was the girlfriend of the guy they arrested Bryce Mason the victim who lost his pants was named Christopher Hancock
  5. I like to answer scam calls sometimes and when they ask for me or someone else by name I tell them they need to call the Florida State Prison authorities because thats where they are at.
  6. Not to long ago I had a fire at my home. No one was injured but just added another headache on top of what has been a very chaotic and expensive past few months. Anyway the fire was discovered I grabbed the fire extinguisher my son had bought and that knocked most of the flames down including the ones on the roof joists and top plate of the wall. We then used pots and buckets of water until the fire dept arrived which by then it was mostly out. If I would not have had that fire extinguisher the house would have mostly likely been a total loss or close to it. So go out and buy a fire extinguisher. They are only around $20 for small ones like the one I used. So for $20 it could mean the difference between life and death. We went out to Ace and bought two this time around. we keep one under the sink where the last one was and the other one will be hanging in the garage.
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    check your console in the car or between the seats if you had it in there at all. I also have lost stuff in small waste baskets next to my desk. Stuff will get knocked off the desk into the basket. I no longer ave that problem lol
  8. I am glad she is ok physically. Lately there are lots of crazies out there.
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    Need some help

    We need to find a daycare for our Granddaughter. If anyone has children in daycare please message and let me know. We want someone reliable and good with kids. Our present daycare provider has health issues and can no longer watch her. The YMCA wont have an opening until July. Steve, I thought there was a Board for questions about businesses but did not see it so I just posted it on the Message place
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    PSP Searching For Missing Mahaffey Woman

    downward spiral is an understatement
  11. I wish I was closer to finishing my schooling. I would apply. I have until Oct. 5th. I have thought about getting a job now but I really want to finish considering the next two terms is what I have been looking forward to (PLC's and motor controls). Which in an industrial setting they use quite a bit on lots of machines, conveyors etc. I could go back to traveling for the millwrights but I think I would rather work close to home and spend some quality time with my Granddaughter. The nice thing there are lots of opportunities now, although in this area the pay scale isnt like it is elsewhere.So I may just have to go back to traveling
  12. Just start killing child molesters
  13. I drove right past it on main street and the police cruiser that was behind me turned right into the alley along True value. I guess he spotted the fire and called it in. Perfect timing or it may have been worse. You could not see anything from the main road so good thing he turned down that way.