Files re: Pentobarbital contamination of J.M. Smucker Co. products.

Joel Day filed this request with the Food and Drug Administration of the United States of America.
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From: Joel Day

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

Please provide documents related to investigation(s) of pentobarbital contamination of J.M. Smucker Co. or subsidiary pet products, including details of their supply chain and any communications with J.M. Smucker Co. or their legal counsel. Thank you.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Joel Day

From: Food and Drug Administration

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.

From: Food and Drug Administration

Good afternoon Mr. Day,

Please feel free to call me at 301-796-0583 if you would like to discuss the status of your request.

Thank you,

Meredith J. Schlaifer, M.S., J.D.
Acting FOIA Team Lead
Center for Veterinary Medicine
Office of the Center Director
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Tel: 301-796-0583<>

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From: Food and Drug Administration

A copy of documents responsive to the request.