The Official Unofficial Dumping Ground

Flood damaged crops? Sell it to pet food ...
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The Only true Pet FOOD, Human Grade

Are you confused to what human grade pet food is? Is it for real? Worth the money? The ‘truth’ about ...

What Hormone Disruptors Found in Dog Food Means

A new study on dog foods is causing quite a stir, for very good reason. Environmental chemicals are believed to ...

We’re Sick of You too!

A consumer was recently bashed by an animal food nutritionist, claiming consumers are "stupid" and "have no clue". My response ...

How did this product ever get onto the market?

A fabulous question from Dr. Michael W. Fox's syndicated newspaper column bears repeating. Short and so, so true ...

Deal Breaker Pet Food Ingredients

There are certain pet food ingredients that I consider to be deal breakers; ingredients I would never allow my pets ...

Hear Florida Say It

Just like FDA, the state of Florida refuses to enforce law with pet food. Florida would not admit it directly, ...
The FDA Show

A Little Fun…

In the midst of pet food madness, a Caped Crusader has to have a little fun...right? ...
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Final Notes AAFCO Summer 2016 Meeting

Another AAFCO meeting is done. This past meeting in Pittsburgh, PA marked the 11th AAFCO meeting I've attended (unfortunately, just ...
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AAFCO Meeting Highlights

I say with great happiness...another AAFCO meeting is over. More information once I return home, but here are a few ...
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We Did Not Find The Requested Records

What does FDA say when you ask for the science to prove illegal pet food ingredients are safe? "We did ...
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AAFCO Meeting, Consumer Input Requested

Another AAFCO meeting is within a few weeks, final agendas have been published on the AAFCO website. Here are issues ...
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AAFCO Rules, Not Mine

AAFCO has told me I cannot update pet food consumers on TruthaboutPetFood.com to any information provided in new AAFCO Pet ...
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Very Different: US Pet Food and EU Pet Food

The European Union (EU) pet food/animal feed regulations are about the same as in the US; the BIG difference is ...
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Death by Dog Food: A Critical Examination of Pet Food Regulation in the United States

An honest examination of pet food regulations from a law student ...
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Strike Three, You’re Out (or should be)

FDA has failed inspection three times. In baseball, three strikes means you’re out ...
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FDA Protecting Pet Food, Not Protecting Pets

Two pet food brands had consumer complaints filed with FDA. One pet food had one single complaint, the pet fully ...
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Florida allows Unsafe Pet Food to be Sold to Unknowing Consumers

Florida law is very clear, Florida enforcement of that law is not so clear. It appears that the state of ...
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FDA Duck Test

The FDA Duck Test

If it looks like a duck…quacks like a duck…then it must be safe to use in pet food. Wikipedia terms ...
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The Last Piece of the Puzzle

Kansas Secretary of Agriculture unknowingly gave away the last piece of the puzzle as to why States and FDA does ...
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