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February 2017

Great News! For all of you who were Flint River Ranch customers and/or reps, Life's Abundance has acquired the Flint River Ranch Company. We'd like to offer you wholesale pricing on any Life's Abundance products so give us a try. If you'd like to become a distributor, please contact us and we will work with you personally. We've been with Life's Abundance for 14 years and are one of the top 9 Star Distributors so let's work together. We were on the Life's Abundance cruise last month with Dr Jane... Read more →


The FDA is now cautioning pet owners not to feed certain Evanger's or Against The Grain Canned Dog Foods. If you click on the links for Wheeling, IL and Markham, IL, you will see the violations in each of their facilities. Evanger's had been claiming "All Evanger's foods are made with completely human grade" but they recently changed their website to reflect "utilizes human grade USDA inspected meats" I don't have the first screen shot where it was changed but you will see that Google hasn't changed the original wording... Read more →


Whey is a very popular ingredient in protein powders, especially in bodybuilding formulas. But is this commonly used ingredient all that it’s cracked up to be? In this post, we’ll look at the conventional wisdom and why whey might not be the best option for health-conscious consumers. Let’s Talk Protein It’s hard to understate the importance of consuming sufficient amounts of nourishing proteins. Your body needs quality protein to function properly, to build and repair tissues and to make enzymes, hormones and other key bodily chemicals. The amino acids in... Read more →


It's Here!! The Life's Abundance Grain Free Pork and Venison Canned Dog Food!! We met this beauty a few weeks ago during the Life's Abundance Convention at Sea and it's now ready for you to purchase!! We just ordered a case tonight and I can't wait for Rio and Thor to try it. This is how it was "served" on the cruise - lol... Did you know that Life's Abundance has been serving the pet community since 1999 with NO Recalls? If you've watched the news, you know that during... Read more →


FDA.gov - Markham, IL – (February 14, 2017) Out of an abundance of caution, Against the Grain Pet Food is voluntarily recalling one lot of Against the Grain Pulled Beef with Gravy Dinner for Dogs that was manufactured and distributed in 2015 (bold added). The 12 oz. Against the Grain Pulled Beef with Gravy Dinner for Dogs that is being voluntarily recalled, due to the potential presence of pentobarbital, has an expiration date of December 2019, a lot number of 2415E01ATB12, and the second half of the UPC code is... Read more →


February 13, 2017 - Blue Buffalo recalled cans of their Homestyle Recipe Healthy Weight, Chicken Dinner with Garden Vegetables dog food. A single production run of the 12.5 ounce cans may have been contaminated with aluminum. Recalled dog food UPC: 8-40243-10017-0 Recalled dog food Best by Date: August 3, 2019 Customers can return recalled cans for a full refund at their local retailer. For more information, please call 866-800-2917. ********************************************************** Tired of dog and cat food recalls? SHOP HERE for never recalled, holistically formulated goodness for your furry loved one!... Read more →


Really, do we need to provide any explanation for the taste sensation of combining chocolate and peanut butter? Even vanilla lovers look to this yummy combo when they want to be a bit naughty. Now we’ve turned this world-famous flavor into a healthy and satisfying shake that you can enjoy as often as you like! So, go ahead and treat yourself to this super simple, incredibly delicious and oh so healthy temptation. Peanut Butter Cup Protein Smoothie 1 cup milk of choice (Almond Milk, Coconut Milk, etc) - We use... Read more →


Our Quality team learned that a foreign material was found in non-WellPet products made in the same facility, and so we are taking this conservative step to ensure the well-being of cats and to put our consumers’ minds at ease. From the Wellness website: Keeping your trust in our brand is so important to us, and so we wanted to let you and our retailers know right away. Since the products may not have been made consistent with our quality assurance guidelines, we want to replace them. Our Quality team... Read more →


Great News! In December, the Life's Abundance nutritional supplement bundle was introduced as a special promo. Due to it's popularity, this will remain as a new product to purchase!! It's a great way to get all the products at a discounted price. There is now an overall $5.00 discount off the Vanilla and Chocolate bundles on all price levels (including Retail and Autoship.) Each bundle includes the following full-size products: Plant Protein (Vanilla or Chocolate), Minerals & Antioxidants (Cherry or Tropical Fruit), Greens Blend, Probiotics, Multivitamin, Fish Oil (120 capsules).... Read more →


Cancer Drug For Dogs (Paccal Vet-CA1 ) No Longer Conditionally Approved

February 9, 2017, FDA.gov The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is giving notice that the agency is withdrawing the conditional approval for Paccal Vet-CA1 (paclitaxel for injection) at the request of the drug’s manufacturer, Oasmia Pharmaceutical AB. Paccal Vet-CA1 was intended to treat certain mammary and squamous cell carcinomas in dogs that have not received previous chemotherapy or radiation therapy. The conditional approval for Paccal Vet-CA1 is no longer in effect as of February 8, 2017. Paccal Vet-CA1 is now an unapproved animal drug with no legal marketing status and... Read more →


PRODUCT RECALL: Companion Canned Dog Food 13.2 oz (3 UPC's) Recall Date: Feb 08, 2017, issued from Giant Food Stores Companion Dog Food with Chicken and Rice - 13.2 OZ UPC: 68826707501 Codes: Best By 08/05/2019 Companion Dog Food with Chicken, Lamb and Rice - 13.2 OZ UPC: 68826700360 Codes: Best By 08/05/2019 Companion Dog Food with Turkey and Bacon - 13.2 OZ UPC: 68826700356 Codes: Best By 08/05/2019 Customers may return impacted product for a full refund. For additional information call 479-935-6145. Recall information: This product with being recalled... Read more →


Voluntary Recall of Grreat Choice Adult Canned Dog Food (13.2 oz. Chicken & Rice Classic Ground) – Feb. 8, 2017 Dear Valued PetSmart® Customer, PetSmart has issued a voluntary recall of one production lot of Grreat Choice Adult Dog Food- with Chicken and Rice Classic Ground 13.2 oz. cans. The voluntary recall is a precautionary action due to metal contamination found in the single lot identified below. No other Grreat Choice products are impacted by this issue and we are not aware of any dogs becoming ill or injured from... Read more →


February 3, 2017 from FDA.gov Out of an abundance of caution, Evanger’s Dog & Cat Food of Wheeling, IL is voluntarily recalling specific lots of its Hunk of Beef product because of a potential contaminant Pentobarbital, which was detected in one lot of Hunk of Beef Au Jus. Pentobarbital can affect animals that ingest it, and possibly cause side effects such as drowsiness, dizziness, excitement, loss of balance, or nausea, or in extreme cases, possibly death. The specifically-identified lot numbers (as detailed below) of cans of 12-oz Hunk of Beef... Read more →


For Immediate Release January 13, 2017 Eatonton, GA - Blue Ridge Beef is voluntarily recalling one (1) of its frozen products due to their potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria can affect animals eating the product. There is a risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surface exposed to these products. Healthy people infected with Listeria monocytogenes should monitor themselves for some or all of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting,diarrhea... Read more →