SN Year in Review 2007: Total Recall

IN MARCH, CONSUMER trust was tested when reports of kidney failure and death among dogs and cats that had consumed Menu Foods-produced pet food began to surface. The news prompted the recall of 60 million containers of pet food produced at Menu Foods' Emporia, Kan., facility during a three-month period. Complaints coincided with the introduction of a new wheat gluten ingredient sourced from China.

IN MARCH, CONSUMER trust was tested when reports of kidney failure and death among dogs and cats that had consumed Menu Foods-produced pet food began to surface. The news prompted the recall of 60 million containers of pet food produced at Menu Foods' Emporia, Kan., facility during a three-month period.

Complaints coincided with the introduction of a new wheat gluten ingredient sourced from China.

Menu Foods manufactured pet food for more than a dozen retailers' private-label

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