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Pet Food Ingredients


What Consumers Are Not Told About Pet Food Ingredients

What Consumers Are Not Told About Pet Food Ingredients

All laws in the U.S. are public information, except pet food laws. All legal definitions in the U.S. are public ...
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Which Pet Food Ingredients are Recycled Garbage?

Which Pet Food Ingredients are Recycled Garbage?

A concerned consumer recently alerted TruthaboutPetFood.com to a pet food that contained the ingredient "Dried Bakery Product"; recycled bakery garbage ...
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A Story of Determination

A Story of Determination

An amazing story how a veterinarian with the support from consumers found the cause of pet illness and death - ...
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Request - If you work at or live near a kibble manufacturing plant or a rendering facility...

Request – If you work at or live near a kibble manufacturing plant or a rendering facility…

If you or a family member/friend works at or lives near a kibble manufacturing plant or a rendering facility and ...
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Interesting Mycotoxin Study

Interesting Mycotoxin Study

Researchers in Brazil compared mycotoxin levels within multiple price ranges of dog food - from grocery store to premium types ...
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Harvey, Irma and Pet Food

Harvey, Irma and Pet Food

Any food that required refrigeration was cleaned out of every grocery in Florida and Texas that lost power during these ...
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Pet Food Regulations


A (sort of) New Voice for Consumers at AAFCO

A (sort of) New Voice for Consumers at AAFCO

I'm VERY happy to announce that Mr. B.C. Henschen will assume my former role as consumer advocate at AAFCO. Consumers ...
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The HUGE Difference Between FDA and USDA Pet Food Definitions

The HUGE Difference Between FDA and USDA Pet Food Definitions

Briefly put - the USDA definitions of pet food ingredients require them to be food (legal), FDA's definitions allow pet ...
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"It's AAFCO's party..."

“It’s AAFCO’s party…”

"...we can invite who we want to the party." This is a quote from email communication between myself and Mr ...
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AAFCO's Attempt to Control TruthaboutPetFood.com

AAFCO’s Attempt to Control TruthaboutPetFood.com

This is the second effort by AAFCO to try to silence me/silence TruthaboutPetFood.com. Second attempt to prevent me from sharing ...
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Recalls


Darwin's Dog Food Recall
Darwin's recalls two lots of dog food, Natural Selections Turkey Meals for Dogs and Natural Selections Duck Meals for Dogs ...
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Darwin’s Dog Food Recall

Dia-Ionx and Arthro-iONX Pet Supplement Recall
Arthro-iONX - Joint & Mobility Pain Formula and DIA-IONX – Blood Sugar Imbalance are being recalled due to "foul smell" ...
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Dia-Ionx and Arthro-iONX Pet Supplement Recall

United Pet Group Expands Voluntary Recall of Multiple Brands of Rawhide Chew Products
United Pet Group, a division of Spectrum Brands, Inc. is voluntarily expanding its recall of multiple brands of packages of ...
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United Pet Group Expands Voluntary Recall of Multiple Brands of Rawhide Chew Products


Dr. Michael Fox


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

Variety is the Spice of Life
For decades pet owners have been advised to feed their animals the same kind manufactured food every day in order ...
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Variety is the Spice of Life


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


Los Angeles Shelter Dogs to go Vegan?

Los Angeles Shelter Dogs to go Vegan?

The Los Angeles Animal Services is voting to change the diets of shelter dogs to a vegan kibble. If you ...
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The 2018 List

The 2018 List

The 2018 'List' of pet foods I would trust to feed to my own pets ...
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Sunlight Damaged Pet Food

Sunlight Damaged Pet Food

At a Petsmart in California, pet food sits on store shelves baking in the afternoon sunlight through huge windows in ...
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When a Celebrity Housewife Manufactures a Pet Feed

When a Celebrity Housewife Manufactures a Pet Feed

People who don't understand the difference between feed and food, shouldn't manufacture pet food. Sparkle Dog Premium Pet Food doesn't ...
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Not Defamation, Truth

Not Defamation, Truth

TruthaboutPetFood.com received a letter from Evanger's Pet Food attorneys; claiming TAPF's post was "defamation" and "is damaging to Evanger's reputation" ...
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Is FDA and AAFCO working for Purina now?

Is FDA and AAFCO working for Purina now?

Guest panelists for a Purina media event held in St. Louis, MO last month included a high ranking official from ...
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Pets


What is Your Opinion? Enjoy-a-Bowl
ABC Television's Funderdome finale featured two pet products hoping to win $50,000.00 funding for their business. A pet food bowl ...
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What is Your Opinion? Enjoy-a-Bowl

Gracie Update
Many of you have sent emails asking how Gracie is doing. Gracie responds to her fans ...
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Gracie Update