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Beef in Pet Food Issue

rainbow
June 10th, 2008, 02:16 AM
Something to think about....

http://holisticpetfood.wordpress.com/2008/02/18/downer-cattle-why-i-never-feed-beef-or-beef-by-products/

Etown_Chick
June 12th, 2008, 10:24 PM
This isn't news unfortunately. 4-D beef does make its way to dogfood. Heck it's all racing greyhounds live off until they are adopted out when their career is done.
Not all dogfood uses 4-D beef though, so it's worth doing the research rather than just assuming all food is the same.

kathryn
June 14th, 2008, 08:40 PM
I actually don't feed my cats any type of red meat. Occasionally lamb gets slipped in but usually not. I am a vegetarian myself, and so buying from good brands where the poultry is free range and the fish is fresh caught and whatnot makes me feel better when feeding my pets. I can not STAND the smell of ANY type of red meat though. Chicken and turkey smell fine to me so I mostly feed them that. But beef has a horrible smell that makes me wanna puke.

And I also don't feed them beef because the re-calls as well. I just don't trust beef it scares me.

rainbow
June 22nd, 2008, 02:42 AM
This isn't news unfortunately. 4-D beef does make its way to dogfood. Heck it's all racing greyhounds live off until they are adopted out when their career is done.
Not all dogfood uses 4-D beef though, so it's worth doing the research rather than just assuming all food is the same.


Exactly.....therefore one should only purchase brands that use human grade ingredients. :thumbs up

And, then there is the ongoing debate over the quality of the Merrick brand because of the rendering plant owned by Garth Merrick. :rolleyes:

Sabine
June 22nd, 2008, 09:51 AM
Here's an interesting article about dog-food. Makes you think twice before feeding kibble ever again. (Even the better brands........ )

Get the facts !***click*** (http://www.api4animals.org/facts.php?p=359&more=1):yuck: