The company previously recalled Diamond Naturals (particularly the Lamb & Rice dry dog formula), Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover's Soul Adult Light Formula, and Diamond Puppy Formula, CBS News reported.
Some companies that co-manufacture with Diamond Pet Foods have also yanked their products from the market, including Natural Balance, Kirkland Signature/Kirkland Signature Nature's Domain, Apex Pet Foods, Canidae Pet Foods, and one type of Wellness Complete Health puppy food.
Senate Committee Examines Painkiller Makers' Financial Ties
The U.S. Senate Finance Committee has launched an investigation into the financial links between companies that make prescription painkillers and pain experts, patient advocacy groups and organizations that create guidelines on how doctors use the drugs.
Two senior senators on the committee say they opened the inquiry to determine if doctors and patients are receiving accurate and unbiased information about the risks of benefits of prescription painkillers, The New York Times reported.
"Overdoses on narcotic painkillers have become epidemic and it's becoming clear that patients aren't getting a full and clear picture of the risks posed by their medications," Senate Finance Committee Chair Max Baucus, Democrat of Montana, said in a statement.
"The problem of opioid abuse is bad and getting worse," Senator Charles E. Grassley added in a statement, The Times reported.
Amped is Newest Type of 'Bath Salts' Drugs
A new type of synthetic drug called Amped is being used by people in Virginia to get high, according to state officials.
It's likely that people in other parts of the United States are also using the drug, which is touted as a ladybug attractant and falls into the street category of "bath salts," according to ABC News.
There have been at least six reported cases of people ingesting the chemical compound in Eastern and Central Virginia, Virginia Poison Center Director Dr. Rutherfoord Rose said.
Bath salts -- which are often disguised as incense, plant foods and cleaners -- have amphetamine-like qualities and boost blood pressure and heart rate. Amped is the latest of these types of drugs to be sold on the Web and in convenience stores, ABC News reported.
"Despite laws that have outlawed certain chemicals within these drugs, chemists easily change a chemical or molecule within the compound to give it a similar or more potent property, and, because it is a different chemical entity, it is no longer illegal," Rose said.
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