5 usage rates of dog food ingredients in FDA DCM warning

Dog foods formulated with high percentages of these ingredients may correlate to increased risk of a certain heart disease.

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Pet food ingredients, such as potatoes, peas and lentils, appear with different frequency in dog foods in the United States. Dog foods formulated with high percentages of these ingredients may correlate to increased risk of a certain heart disease, warned the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Veterinary Medicine on July 2. FDA notified the public that some canine dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) cases were correlated to dogs eating diets containing large amounts of potatoes and legume seeds, also known as pulses, such as peas and lentils. Read more.


Wall, Tim. “5 Usage Rates of Dog Food Ingredients in FDA DCM Warning.” PetfoodIndustry.com, PetfoodIndustry.com, 18 Sept. 2018, http://www.petfoodindustry.com/articles/7494-usage-rates-of-dog-food-ingredients-in-fda-dcm-warning.

Steve’s Real Food recalls raw frozen dog, cat foods

No pet or human illnesses from this product have been reported to date.

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Steve’s Real Food of Salt Lake City, Utah, USA voluntarily recalled one lot of five-pound Turducken Recipe dog food, one lot of two-pound Quest Emu Diet cat food and one lot of two-pound Quest Beef Diet cat food, due to possible Salmonella and/or Listeria monogenesis contamination, according to the United States Food and Drug Administration. Read more.


“Steve’s Real Food Recalls Raw Frozen Dog, Cat Foods.” PetfoodIndustry.com, PetfoodIndustry.com, 10 Sept. 2018, http://www.petfoodindustry.com/articles/7474-steves-real-food-recalls-raw-frozen-dog-cat-foods.

Salt of the Earth: Natural MSG Replacement

Salt of the Earth introduces all-natural, sodium-reduction ingredient based on vegetable extracts and sea salt

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Salt of the Earth, Ltd., has successfully replaced monosodium glutamate (MSG) in the famous Ranch dressing with Mediterranean Umami, an all-natural sodium-reduction ingredient based on vegetable extracts and sea salt. Mediterranean Umami keeps the “craveable” flavor of Ranch dressing, without MSG, while reducing sodium at the same time. Read more.


“Salt of the Earth: Natural MSG Replacement.” Prepared Foods RSS, Prepared Foods, 4 Sept. 2018, http://www.preparedfoods.com/articles/121535-salt-of-the-earth-natural-msg-replacement.