View Full Version : Rat Poison Cited In Pet Food Recall

March 23rd 07, 03:39 PM
A spokeswoman for the New York state Department of Agriculture and Markets
said Friday that rodent poison was found in tainted pet food that killed
several animals and sparked a nationwide recall.

It is believed that the chemical aminopterin was on wheat imported from
China, ABC News reported.

Various online medical sources indicate that aminopterin is also used in
trials to treat leukemia.