Category Archives for Food Safety & Recalls

Glyphosate: The Hidden Dog Food Ingredient That Can Harm Your Dog

Glyphosate is a herbicide used on farms all over the world. It was first patented as a broad spectrum anti-parasitic and antibiotic to treat malaria … … and it’s hiding in your dog’s

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Pentobarbital And Evangers: How Did This Euthanasia Drug Get Into Pet Food?

Earlier this month, Susan Thixton of Truth About Pet Food found out that three dogs became ill (and one died) after eating Evangers pet food. Within 15 minutes of eating the food, all four dogs began

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The Threat Of Mercury Poisoning From Dog Treats

Mercury’s often a concern for cat owners because so many cats eat diets heavy in fish. And unless you feed your dog a lot of fish, you don’t probably worry about mercury poisoning from dog treats

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FDA Releases Report On Toxic Ingredients In Beneful ®

We all know Beneful® from the TV ads, right? Nestle Purina’s multicolored kibble that gets dogs so excited? And their dog owners love it because it’s so colorful. Apparently those colors lead dog

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When To Throw Your Dog’s Kibble Away

What’s more expensive … your dog’s kibble or the bag it comes in? Pet food companies invest heavily into the food’s packaging. Packaging with compelling pictures and benefits are

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