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Pet Food Ingredients


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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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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Pet Food Regulations


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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Warning Letter to Darwins includes Blatant Regulatory Bias

Warning Letter to Darwins includes Blatant Regulatory Bias

No, No, No FDA. Raw pet food is held to 'food' law, but others are considered feed and allowed to ...
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Recalls


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

OC Raw Dog, LLC Recalls one lot of Chicken, Fish & Produce because of possible health risk
OC Raw Dog, LLC of Rancho Santa Margarita, CA, is recalling approximately 1,560 lbs of Chicken, Fish & Produce Raw ...
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OC Raw Dog, LLC Recalls one lot of Chicken, Fish & Produce because of possible health risk

TruPet LLC Recalls Boost Me Mighty Meaty Beef Topper Meal Enhancer
TruPet, LLC of Milford, OH, is voluntarily recalling a limited amount of Boost Me Mighty Meaty Beef Topper Meal Enhancer ...
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TruPet LLC Recalls Boost Me Mighty Meaty Beef Topper Meal Enhancer


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


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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One Determined Pet Owner

One Determined Pet Owner

Maria is determined to be heard. Maria's cat Princess died, but her determination to change the future for other pets ...
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Petco and Just Food for Dogs and Cats Bring Real Food into Major Retail

Petco and Just Food for Dogs and Cats Bring Real Food into Major Retail

Move over pet feed aisles...real pet food made with human edible ingredients and human grade supplements will soon be hand ...
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We're Making Great Strides ('they' are telling us so)

We’re Making Great Strides (‘they’ are telling us so)

When an industry trade event talks about us, then followed by a industry publication calling us names - we consumers ...
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WAG, but don't ask questions of manufacturer Amazon

WAG, but don’t ask questions of manufacturer Amazon

Amazon.com's new pet food WAG is making headlines - but...Amazon has no answers to simple questions about the pet food ...
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Did Smucker's Know?

Did Smucker’s Know?

An updated lawsuit complaint against Smucker seems to state the pet food manufacturer knew for over a year their pet ...
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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