Published on: Wed, 16 Jan 2019
The additive cassia gum consists mainly of high-molecular weight polysaccharides composed primarily of a linear chain of 1,4-b-D-mannopyranose units with 1,6-linked a-D-galactopyranose units. In 2014, the Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) delivered an opinion on the safety and efﬁcacy of cassia gum in cats and dogs. The Panel concluded, based on positive ﬁndings observed in a bacterial reverse mutation test with a semi-reﬁned cassia...
Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today that its Center for Veterinary Medicine has approved Pexion (imepitoin tablets) to treat noise aversion in dogs. Dogs with noise aversion are sensitive to loud noises such as fireworks, street/traffic noises, and gun shots.
FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration