Image Patrol: Food Fighting: A Story Of Blogs, Finger-Pointing And Dead Cats

By Katie Paine

When cat and dog owners began calling the customer hotline of Canadian-based Menu Foods this past February, no one would have suspected that the end result would be the

largest recall in the pet food industry, with implications on international and trade relations with China. What started out as a potential problem with a few sick cats has made

an obscure pet food company, and an even more obscure food additive business, into household names.