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Dogs and store bought dog food

Updated: Jan 16, 2022

We all love our pets but it never really occurred to me that they were not eating healthy. GUILTY! I would do what most of us do, buy dog food from the store. The fact is that most store bought dog food have lots of fillers, Something called "meal"........what the heck is that?

There is no such thing as "human grade meat meal", since meat meal is never produced for human consumption and the facilities producing it are not licensed or certified to manufacture human-edible products that meet FDA standards. If you are looking for the closest comparable thing, it would be something like meats that are freeze-dried after cooking, such as for backpacking and emergency food rations. These are made by manufacturers whose processing facilities fall under the regulatory requirements of the human food industry though, not the pet food industry!