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A product recall, when a pet food or treat product is removed from the marketplace, is an important part of the food safety system.
Pet food and treat safety continues at home.
Pet food labeling and advertising claims are regulated by the federal government and by the states.
Complete and balanced pet food is one of those miraculous innovations of 20th century that altered the way people carry out their lives.
The first commercially prepared pet food was a dog biscuit product introduced in England about 1860.
Beyond the list of ingredients in pet food, all U.S. food and treat labels must also include a “Guaranteed Analysis” on every package, which is similar to the nutrition facts panel found on human food packaging.
Pet food makers use a wide range of wholesome agricultural ingredients including meat, poultry, seafood, and grains.
We believe it’s critical for us and FDA and state regulators to help make pet food labels easier for pet lovers to understand.
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