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Pet Food Ingredients


Is Change in Pet Food a Good Thing?

Is Change in Pet Food a Good Thing?

Do you know the changes that have been made to your pet food over the years? You might REALLY be ...
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FDA Investigates Potential Connection to Diet and Heart Disease in Dogs

FDA Investigates Potential Connection to Diet and Heart Disease in Dogs

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting pet owners and veterinary professionals about reports of canine dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) ...
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The Two Most Important Words of Pet Food Meat Ingredients

The Two Most Important Words of Pet Food Meat Ingredients

"And passed." USDA inspected 'and passed'. These two words are significantly important to finding a quality pet food ...
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An Antibacterial Threat to Pets

An Antibacterial Threat to Pets

Thanks to new research brought to our attention by Dr. Michael W. Fox, we have learned that antimicrobial additives can ...
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It's Not Pet Food, It's a Waste Disposal System

It’s Not Pet Food, It’s a Waste Disposal System

It isn't publicly mentioned often (by government), but found within the Federal Register...FDA openly admits the agency allows pet food/animal ...
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Double Dose of Pet Food Toxins

Double Dose of Pet Food Toxins

An annual survey of mycotoxin risks of grain ingredients in North America found 80% of samples tested contained two dangerous ...
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Pet Food Regulations


An Unbelievable Conflict of Interest

An Unbelievable Conflict of Interest

Three U.S. universities - that accept multi-million dollar donations from pet food - write and enforce pet food law ...
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AAFCO July 2018

AAFCO July 2018

Another Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) meeting is over ...
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Day 1 AAFCO July 2018

Day 1 AAFCO July 2018

Another AAFCO meeting begins. Same old story - industry celebrated, consumers forgotten ...
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Next AAFCO Meeting

Next AAFCO Meeting

In one week we'll be attending another AAFCO meeting and talking with FDA. Your input on issues requested ...
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Recalls


G & C Raw, LLC Recalls Pat's Cat Turkey, and Ground Lamb Pet Food, because of Possible Listeria Monocytogenes Health Risk
G & C Raw, of Versailles, OH is recalling 30 1–lb containers of Pat's Cat Turkey Cat Food and 40 ...
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G & C Raw, LLC Recalls Pat’s Cat Turkey, and Ground Lamb Pet Food, because of Possible Listeria Monocytogenes Health Risk

Radagast Pet Food voluntarily recalls three lots of Cat Food
Radagast Pet Food, Inc. voluntarily recalls three lots of Rad Cat Raw Diet Free-Range Chicken Recipe and one lot of ...
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Radagast Pet Food voluntarily recalls three lots of Cat Food

Dave’s Pet Food Voluntarily Recalls 95% Premium Beef Canned Dog Food
Dave’s Pet Food of Agawam, MA is recalling a single lot of Dave’s Dog Food 95% premium beef cans because ...
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Dave’s Pet Food Voluntarily Recalls 95% Premium Beef Canned Dog Food


Dr. Michael Fox


An Antibacterial Threat to Pets
Thanks to new research brought to our attention by Dr. Michael W. Fox, we have learned that antimicrobial additives can ...
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An Antibacterial Threat to Pets

Exercise Helps Dogs with Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Dr. Michael Fox shares some interesting information from a study showing exercise has clinically proven to help with IBD in ...
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Exercise Helps Dogs with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

From Pet Foods To Human Foods: Roundup
Monsanto complained vociferously to newspapers that carried my Animal Doctor column in which I cited a research study that reported ...
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From Pet Foods To Human Foods: Roundup


Dr. Cathy Alinovi


Why has my black cat’s coat has turned red?
Black coat color is produced by a pigment called melanin. Melanin is the same pigment in human skin that turns ...
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Why has my black cat’s coat has turned red?

What are the ingredients of vaccines?
The list of ingredients for most vaccines is proprietary information – this means vaccine companies are not required to disclose ...
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What are the ingredients of vaccines?

Cancer: what to do when your dog is diagnosed
Statistics presented by veterinary insurance companies report that 25% of dogs will develop cancer before they die. For some reason, ...
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Cancer: what to do when your dog is diagnosed


Pet Food News


Some FDA Answers Regarding Investigation into a Possible Connection Between Diet and Canine Heart Disease

Some FDA Answers Regarding Investigation into a Possible Connection Between Diet and Canine Heart Disease

The FDA provided an update today (8/10/18) to their investigation into a potential link of canine heart disease and diet ...
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Rachael Ray Nutrish Pet Food Class Action Lawsuit

Rachael Ray Nutrish Pet Food Class Action Lawsuit

Rachael Ray Nutrish Pet Food is facing a $5 million class action lawsuit for deceptive advertising ...
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Solid Gold Pet Food Class Action Lawsuit

Solid Gold Pet Food Class Action Lawsuit

Solid Gold Pet Food is facing a class action lawsuit regarding contamination of "heavy metals, chemicals, and/or toxins." ...
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"Millions of Roaches" with No Regulatory Enforcement

“Millions of Roaches” with No Regulatory Enforcement

FDA warned Mars Petcare a roach infested pet food plant is a "regulatory violation", but then the agency just walked ...
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Another Champion Pet Food Lawsuit, Now it is Cat Food

Another Champion Pet Food Lawsuit, Now it is Cat Food

Champion Pet Food is facing another class action lawsuit, this time regarding Orijen and Acana Cat Food ...
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Former Texas Feed Inspector Faces Potential Prison Time

Former Texas Feed Inspector Faces Potential Prison Time

A former State Feed (and pet food) Inspector has plead guilty in a federal criminal investigation involving pet food ingredients ...
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Pets


My birdie buddy CJ
Saying goodbye to my little birdie buddy ...
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My birdie buddy CJ

Saying good-bye to one dear friend, thanking several other friends
This week I said good-bye to Tarzan - our 'wild man'. This is a tribute to Tarzan and a huge ...
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Saying good-bye to one dear friend, thanking several other friends