Author Topic: Lawyers, The New Pet Food Regulatory System  (Read 598 times)

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Lawyers, The New Pet Food Regulatory System
« on: June 02, 2016, 10:00:14 AM »

A new lawsuit has been filed in pet food…actually 6 new lawsuits. The reason for the lawsuits? Lack of enforcement of law. Lawyers have become the unofficial regulatory system of pet food.

FDA and the State Department of Agriculture members of AAFCO are great at making regulations/law, but they fail tremendously with enforcement. Enforcement fail after enforcement fail, consumers do have a group of individuals that are taking up the fight for us. That group is lawyers.

The latest lack of enforcement issue being addressed by lawyers is misleading images on pet food labels. Wysong Pet Food has filed six lawsuits against competitive brands of pet food; Purina, Mars, Big Heart, Hill’s, Ainsworth and Walmart. The reason? Misleading packaging/advertising.
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Re: Lawyers, The New Pet Food Regulatory System
« Reply #1 on: June 03, 2016, 05:27:57 AM »
How interesting! I'll read the link this weekend.  For some reason I no longer get TAPF e mails.  I contacted them and they told me to log out and sign up again, which I did but I still don't get them.