Rat Poison Possible Source of Pet Food Taint

By: AP Email
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Albany, N.Y. (AP) A spokeswoman for the New York State Department of Agriculture says rat poison has been found in tainted pet food that killed several animals and sparked a nationwide recall.

The spokeswoman has not identified the chemical or its source.

State agriculture officials have scheduled a news conference this afternoon to release laboratory findings on pet food tested this week.

Sixteen animal deaths led to the recall of 60 million cans and pouches of pet food sold throughout North America under 95 Brand names.

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