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Recalled Pet Food: Aflatoxin

Must Read: Aflatoxin Pet Food Recalls

January 1, 2021

By Nicole R. Cammack

The recall of SportMix dog and cat foods may impact you even if you’re not feeding the food being recalled. UPDATE: JANUARY 25, 2021 The FDA released an update which indicated the recall has expanded internationally. Further, based on the number of reported deaths and illnesses as of this date this is likely the largest documented aflatoxin recall within the pet industry. UPDATE: JANUARY 11, 2021 The FDA released an update on the original recall announcement adding over 1,000 lots of pet food manufactured by Midwestern pet. Affected foods were made in their Oklahoma facility. More than seventy deaths have...


Why You Can’t Rely on the Guaranteed Analysis of Pet Food

December 31, 2020

By Nicole R. Cammack

Pet owners, veterinarians and retailers often rely on the guaranteed analysis (GA) of pet foods to help determine if the food provides adequate nutrition and to assess quality. Is this a good way to evaluate foods? The GA provides percentages – but does it tell us anything about the grams of protein, fat or other amount of other nutrients like calcium? The short answer is no. The long answer is more concerning because the percentages listed on the GA are listed in terms of minimums and maximum which really just means that the GA provides an estimate of 4 main...


And the Pet Industry Disruptor Award Goes to…

December 18, 2020

By Nicole R. Cammack

Our very own Store Owner, Nicci Cammack just received the Pet Industry Disruptor Award from Rogue Pet Science.   Nicci was recognized for always telling it like it is when it come to pet nutrition, and putting pets before profits. Congratulations!


I was feeding Performatrin: Now what do I do?

December 8, 2020

By Nicole R. Cammack

w ‘House-brand’ or just marketing? Large chain stores and online retailers such as Pet Valu, Chewy, Pet Smart, Costco and Petco have their own ‘in-house’ brands of dog food to help build customer loyalty. In reality all these ‘house brands’ are essentially a mimic on top selling pet foods under their private label or “house brand”. Their product is a literal copycat of top-selling foods in the marketplace and does not provide anything more superior to what is available to your local pet store. Sales associates are trained to direct consumers to their house brand because they make more money...


I was feeding Performatrin: Now what do I do?

November 5, 2020

By Nicole R. Cammack

‘House-brand’ or just marketing? Large chain stores and online retailers such as Pet Valu, Chewy, Pet Smart, Costco and Petco have their own ‘in-house’ brands of dog food to help build customer loyalty. In reality all these ‘house brands’ are essentially a mimic on top selling pet foods under their private label or “house brand”. Their product is a literal copycat of top-selling foods in the marketplace and does not provide anything more superior to what is available to your local pet store. Sales associates are trained to direct consumers to their house brand because they make more money by...


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  • At NorthPoint Pets we pride ourselves on research based pet nutrition with an individual approach, dedicated to finding an appropriate solution for every pet. We’re trying to help your pets stay happier, and healthier, longer. Four Paws at a time.

  • Shop NOBL Food Bars

    Pets before Profits, Formulated with no nonsense and no bull.



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