TruthaboutPetFood.com’s annual Christmas/New Year poem. Enjoy!
Every pet owner on the planet wants safe pet food a lot,
But the FDA, who is supposed to enforce law, really does not.
The FDA hates enforcing pet food law, no one quite knows the reason.
They let Big Pet Food lie to consumers, they should be arrested for treason.
It could be their head isn’t screwed on just right,
it could be Big Pet Food pay offs that happen out of sight.
But I think the most likely reason of all,
could be that their hearts (and maybe their brains) are just very, very small.
Whatever the reason the FDA won’t enforce law,
there is one thing about pet food they hate worst of all.
They hate that every pet food consumer, the talls and the smalls,
share with each other that FDA ignores pet food laws.
Staring down from their headquarters in Washington DC,
they grimace and grumble vehemently.
For they know every pet owner feeding raw or cooked Human Grade,
was ignoring FDA standards of pet food Feed Grade.
“They question our authority” they snarl and sneer.
“How dare those consumers question us year after year.”
“Those pets young and old, each day they do feast.”
“They feast on organic and raw grass fed beef.”
Which was something the FDA couldn’t stand in the least.
Then they growled with their authoritative voices boldly crowing,
“I will find a way to stop human grade pet foods from growing.”
Then FDA got an idea, an evil idea. The FDA got a terrible evil idea.
“I know just what to do, this will slow them down to a crawl.”
“We’ll test and we’ll recall our worst pet food enemy – RAW.”
They chuckled and laughed, “What a great FDA trick”.
“Guaranteed this will make those smart pet owners sick.”
Then for a year they tested and recalled only one type of pet food
“This will stop their progress, this will change their human grade pet food mood.”
“Their allegiance to human grade will last only a minute or two.”
“Then those silly consumers will all go back to feed grade pet food!”
“That’s a sight” grinned FDA, “that I simply must see.”
So they paused, and they watched real pet food consumer devotees.
But…they didn’t see what they wanted, consumers were not afraid.
Real food didn’t scare them, they didn’t return to feed grade.
Every educated pet food consumer, the tall and the small,
refused to buy feed grade pet food at all.
FDA hadn’t stopped real pet food from selling,
Consumers continued to buy it, this was all very telling.
And the FDA with their feed grade attitude slowing
Stood puzzled, and puzzled: “How could human grade pet food still be growing?”
And they puzzled some more, till their brains were quite sore.
Then the FDA thought of something they hadn’t thought of before.
“Maybe those pet food consumers aren’t so dumb after all.”
“Maybe waste ingredient feed grade is a pet food shortfall.”
And what happened then, well educated pet food consumers can hope
That FDA will accept human grade, they’ll be able to cope.
Human grade is the only quality food for our beasts.
Only real food in their bowls, only on real food they will feast.
Wishing pet food consumers a Merry Christmas with cheer.
Looking forward to sharing more truth to all in the New Year.
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