There have been a bunch of pet products recalled as part of the peanut butter recall, including bird food. The FDA has a comprehensive list (scroll down for pet products). Much, much more after the jump.
Pet Food Product Recalls:
Aggieville USA, Mountain Grove, MO
|Roasted Feed Grade Peanuts
||Western Trade Group, Inc.
||Bulk 2,000 lb. totes
||WT-60802 and WT-14484
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(Cue zombie sound effects.) In a positive move to protect the safety of out pet’s food, the FDA is banning cow brains and spinal cords from pet food. These are the parts of the cow most likely to carry the prions that cause mad cow disease, also known as bovine spongiform encephalopathy, and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in humans.
So far, dogs appear to be immune to prion caused diseases, however, cats are at risk and can contract feline spongiform encephalopathy. The Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine has a good article on our pets and spongiform encephalopathy.