“Nicole’s approach makes good sense. The pet food industry is huge, and safety must come first. Also, at the end of the day, we have to make sure the food is digestible — that the nutrients it provides can be absorbed by the animals eating it.” Watch Now >
We, as humans, have always been told to cook our meat to eliminate pathogens like Salmonella, E. Coli, or Campylobacter. The truth is, there are very little documented cases linking raw feeding to enteric pathogens. In a study by DogRisk1, stool samples were tested in dogs who were fed raw diets and some who were fed kibble-based diets. It was discovered that “Zoonotic meat-borne bacteria—such as Campylobacter, Salmonella, and enteropathogenic Yersinia—were only sporadically detected in RMBD (raw meat-based diets) by PCR.”1 This means that there is no consistency with raw diets and enteric pathogens. As long as basic, safe handling...
Did you know it’s Companion Animal Nutrition and Wellness Institute (CANWI) Awareness Week? Follow CANWI this week to watch interviews with nutrition experts in both human and animal nutrition, including one with our store owner, Nicole Cammack! Follow Along Here
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