After three days of storage, all five plant-based antimicrobials reduced Salmonella’s survival on dog food compared to untreated kibble.
Five antimicrobial chemicals extracted from plants reduced the survival of Salmonella Schwarzengrund on dry dog food in an experiment. The U.S. Food and Drug Administrationclassifies all five compounds as Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS), meaning the antimicrobials have substantial history of consumption for food use by a significant number of consumers. Read more.
Wall, Tim, and Tim Wall. “5 Plant-Based Antimicrobials Fight Salmonella on Dog Food.” PetfoodIndustry.com, PetfoodIndustry.com, 15 July 2019, http://www.petfoodindustry.com/articles/8335-plant-based-antimicrobials-fight-salmonella-on-dog-food.