new icn messageflickr-free-ic3d pan white
FDA Lab 3275 | by The U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Back to photostream

FDA Lab 3275

Feb. 5, 2009; Irvine, CA – An FDA chemist uses gas chromatography to measure levels of melamine in food samples. In March 2007, FDA learned that some pet foods were making cats and dogs sick; in fact, many died. An investigation led FDA to discover contaminants that were imported into the United States and used as ingredients in pet food. Ultimately, investigators linked the melamine contamination to other products. For more about food and food safety, see these FDA Consumer Updates:

 

www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm149202.htm

 

This photo is free of all copyright restrictions and available for use and redistribution without permission. Credit to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is appreciated but not required. For more privacy and use information visit: www.flickr.com/people/fdaphotos/

 

FDA photo by Michael J. Ermarth

6,981 views
5 faves
0 comments
Taken on February 5, 2009