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3 Gruesome Truths That The Dog Food Industry Doesn’t Want You To Know About

3 Gruesome Truths That The Dog Food Industry Doesn’t Want You To Know About 0

I knew that the pet food industry was big but not 70 BILLION dollars big! So when I found out; I wanted to know more about this industry that we so readily rely upon. You can imagine to keep profits up they will do anything to make the cut. Profit grossing is a top priority for the big food manufacturers. Caring for our dog’s health often does not get accounted for when creating dog food formulas. I took a closer look at how they are slashing costs and at what expense are their pockets getting deeper. We have found some interesting and worrisome truths about dog food. 3 Loopholes – The truth about dog food: Actual meat content is only about 3%. We call this the 3% rule. According to the FDA and APCO labeling guidelines, if the name of the food includes the phrase ‘with the ingredient” (ingredients can include beef, chicken, lamb ect..) that named ingredient must not be less than 3% of the total weight. 4D animals are used in dog food. It stands for Dead, Dying, Diseased and or Disabled. There is no law, no regulation, no guideline, nothing saying these 4D animals cannot be added to your dog’s […]