Petsumer Report Review of the Month
December 2011 Petsumer Report reviews 19 cat foods from Precise and 25 dog foods from Precise.
Petsumer Report Online provides reviews, grade of ingredients, country of origin information, warning of risk ingredients, FDA recall information, GMO information (and more) for 896 cat foods, 121 cat treats, 1358 dog foods, and 357 dog treats; a total of 2732 pet product reviews.
Precise Pet Food
Precise Pet Food is a product of Texas Farm Products. The food is manufactured at company owned plant in Nacogdoches, Tx; with AIB certification. Meat meal ingredients (example chicken meal) contain muscle meat, skin, and bone; update will be added regarding fish meal preservative when notified by Precise Pet Food. Precise Pet was extremely helpful and knowledgable over the phone, however two emails requesting product information went unanswered. No reply to inquiries of use of GM ingredients. For more information visit www.PrecisePet.com
Precise Kitten Food Can
Ingredients: Turkey, Turkey Broth, Chicken Liver, Ground Brown Rice, Oat Bran, Egg Product, Fish Meal, Lecithin, Guar Gum, Calcium Carbonate, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Minerals (Iron Amino Acid Chelate, Zinc Amino Acid Chelate, Cobalt Amino Acid Chelate, Copper Amino Acid Chelate, Manganese Amino Acid Chelate, Sodium Selenite, Potassium Iodide), Vitamins (E, A, D3, B12 Supplements, Thiamine Mononitrate, Niacin, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin Supplement, Folic Acid, Biotin), Choline Chloride, Carrageenan, Taurine.
Red Flag Ingredients: Carrageenan
US Only Ingredients: Yes, excluding lamb from New Zealand
Natural Preservatives: Yes
Shelf Life: 2 years
Crude Protein: 10% Crude Fat: 5% Crude Fiber: 0.5% Moisture: 78%
Rating Note: Moisture ingredient is not scored. However, the additional moisture in can foods are of great benefit to cats and to a lesser extent dogs.
Plus: The Precise Pet Food Representative stated meat ingredients are human grade. The mineral listings do read to be chelated or proteinated (for better mineral absorption). This pet food contains several animal protein sources – turkey, liver, egg, fish.
Minus: Contains carrageenan; controversial gum linked to serious illness. Precise did not respond to BPA lining of canned food questions.
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