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Bayer Faces Fallout After Pet Deaths Linked To Flea Collar

Seresto, a flea collar developed by Bayer and now sold by Elanco, has been linked to hundreds of pet deaths, tens of thousands of injured animals and hundreds of harmed humans, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency documents show, per an investigation by the Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting. Amazon, where Seresto is a top-selling flea and tick collar, also has received numerous complaints about the product from customers who detailed significant issues. Pet collars are a huge income generator. In its 2019 annual report, Bayer reported revenue of more than $300 million on Seresto alone.

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