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Pet Food Ingredients


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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The First State to Address (part of) the Problem in Pet Food

The First State to Address (part of) the Problem in Pet Food

The State of Ohio has introduced legislation to prohibit the use of euthanized animals in pet food and prohibit the ...
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This is what FDA and Department of Agriculture considers 'Food'

This is what FDA and Department of Agriculture considers ‘Food’

Blood staining the street, uncovered trailer loads of pieces of dead animal carcasses traveling down roadways, a cow head in ...
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Purina Says By-Products are "Nutrient Rich"

Purina Says By-Products are “Nutrient Rich”

A consumer recently sent me some marketing material put out by Purina. This is the perfect example to how words ...
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Pet Food Regulations


'With' Very Little Meat

‘With’ Very Little Meat

How much meat do you think is in that pet food "with" chicken or beef? It's not much...not much at ...
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Risk assessment: Raw pet food or the Government regulating it?

Risk assessment: Raw pet food or the Government regulating it?

If all the raw pet food recalls have you a little worried, when you learn of the action behind many ...
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They have to Prove It

They have to Prove It

Did you know that pet food manufacturers are required to prove all label and website claims? Here’s how you can ...
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How the 'System' Works Against Pet Food Consumers

How the ‘System’ Works Against Pet Food Consumers

Manufacturers, trade associations, veterinarians, pet store chains and even the regulatory system itself are all interwoven into a system where ...
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Recalls


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

Merrick Pet Care Voluntarily Recalls Limited Amount of Good Buddy and Backcountry Treats Containing Beef
Merrick Pet Care, of Amarillo, Texas, is initiating a voluntary recall of a limited amount of beef dog treat varieties ...
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Merrick Pet Care Voluntarily Recalls Limited Amount of Good Buddy and Backcountry Treats Containing Beef

OC Raw Dog Recalls Freeze Dried Sardines because product exceeds FDA size restrictions
OC Raw Dog, LLC of Rancho Santa Margarita, CA, is recalling the Freeze Dried Sardines because the fish have exceeded ...
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OC Raw Dog Recalls Freeze Dried Sardines because product exceeds FDA size restrictions


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


More than 100 Dogs Sickened in Australia

More than 100 Dogs Sickened in Australia

The Mars Petcare Advance Dermocare pet food has been pulled from store shelves, but the number of sick pets linked ...
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Does Vet Damage the Reputation of University?

Does Vet Damage the Reputation of University?

A Veterinary School Professor just published an article telling consumers NOT to read the ingredients on pet food labels. Is ...
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Is it Peas, Processing, or a Combination?

Is it Peas, Processing, or a Combination?

Veterinarians are researching a potential link between grain free pet foods to taurine-deficient dilated cardiomyopathy in dogs. The early suspicion ...
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Pet Feed Ingredient Supplier Pleads Guilty

Pet Feed Ingredient Supplier Pleads Guilty

Wilbur-Ellis, pet feed ingredient supplier linked in the Purina v Blue Buffalo lawsuit, has plead guilty to "substituting lower-cost ingredients ...
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Are Pet Food Distributors Part of the Raw Pet Food Recall Problem?

Are Pet Food Distributors Part of the Raw Pet Food Recall Problem?

A recent visit to pick up my order of pet food resulted in disclosure of a potential problem that could ...
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Another Human Grade Pet Food in Major Retail

Another Human Grade Pet Food in Major Retail

Pet feed moves out of the way again...this time it is Rudy Greens pet food in 400 Kroger grocery stores ...
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Pets


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

TruthaboutPetFood.com's Christmas Poem 2018
It's that time of year again...time for TruthaboutPetFood.com's annual Christmas poem ...
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TruthaboutPetFood.com’s Christmas Poem 2018