Veterinary Practice Insurance (VPI) has released its "Top 60 Most Unusual Ingested Objects" list for 2010.
The list, which includes such items as jellyfish, a bikini, eye glasses and a TV remote control, represents a portion of the US$3 million VPI policyholders spent to treat pets that ingested foreign objects. According to the company, nearly 2,000 foreign body ingestion claims were made to VPI in 2010.
The intent was to educate regulators and industry about the Model Pet Food Regulations
The mid-year meeting addressed several regulatory matters affecting petfoods
Committees discussed key proposals such as a possible shift in the oversight of animal feeds
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