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AVMA News: Recalls and Alerts


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Understanding dog food ingredients for your dog's health



Gudelines on Functional Pet Foods

Pet Industry Weekly:

Dog and cat food with specified health uses - or functional food - has been a booming trend in the pet industry. Although they've been around since the 1980s, there's been a recent explosion in product selection and availability outside of the veterinarian's office.

According to the FDA, "This shift in marketing directly to pet owners without veterinary direction, concerns FDA because these products are formulated for specific needs and may not be tolerated by all animals."

Read them here: FDA Animal & Veterinary






Pet Food Trend: Companies must learn, to stay on the shelves
Pet Industry Weekly
...consumer demand for higher quality pet food mirrors human food trends. Driven by recall after recall of imported and US-based foods, consumers are demanding less diluted and more pure ingredients.

10 of 21 Dog Foods Mislabeled, Recent Testing Shows
Dr. Karen Becker
September 12, 2012
The FDA’s Federal Food Drug and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) calls for truth in labeling for pet foods as well as human foods. So… are the labels on the pet food you purchase accurate?

A Review Of Diets Intended For Dogs With Cancer
Dr. Jennifer Coates -
Faced with a diagnosis of cancer in a beloved dog, many owners turn to dietary modifications as part of a treatment protocol aimed at maximizing the length and quality of their companion’s life.

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