US$7 million fine for mislabeled pet food ingredient providers

The United States District Court in St. Louis sentenced Wilbur-Ellis Feed and Diversified Ingredients to pay a combined US$7 million fine.

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The United States District Court in St. Louis sentenced Wilbur-Ellis Feed and Diversified Ingredients to pay a combined US$7 million fine for their involvement in passing off poultry feathers, heads, bones, feet and entrails as high-quality poultry meal, reported the Associated Press. The mislabeled ingredients were sold to Blue Buffalo and other pet food manufacturers, which led to a lawsuit by Purina against Blue Buffalo over false advertising. Read more.


Wall, Tim. “US$7 Million Fine for Mislabeled Pet Food Ingredient Providers.” PetfoodIndustry.com, PetfoodIndustry.com, 22 Oct. 2018, http://www.petfoodindustry.com/articles/7572-us7-million-fine-for-mislabeled-pet-food-ingredient-providers.

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