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FDA Tries To Prevent Pet Death With New Regualtions On Pet Food

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There are already a lot of options for pet food: including all-natural choices. But the FDA is stepping in to make sure that all pet food is safe.

Sure all dogs go to heaven, and cats have nine lives, but that doesn't mean we don't want to keep our pets safe while we have them and now the Food and Drug Administration is getting involved.

This morning the FDA proposednew regulations that will, for the first time, govern production of pet food and farm animal feed. Marcie Sillman talks with Daniel McChesney, director of the Office of Surveillance and Compliance at the FDA's Center for Veterinary Medicine about the new regulations and how they will be implemented both domestically and abroad.

Produced by Arwen Nicks.