Reading a Pet Food Label: 3 Key Components in Ensuring Pet Health

Pet food labels are full of information, much of it mandated by strict state and federal standards. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has federal label requirements under the Federal Food Drug and Cosmetic Act and states implement their own label requirements, typically following guidelines set by the Association of American Feed Control Officials […]

Read More

Myth-Busting False Claims about Pet Food

There’s a lot of misinformation regarding the ingredients used in pet food.  As the voice of U.S. pet food makers, the Pet Food Institute (PFI) is committed to providing factual information about pet food and treats to help consumers make informed decisions when purchasing food for their dog or cat. When we see false claims that […]

Read More

Labeling Requirements

Just as pet food makers are governed by both federal and state laws and regulations, the labels that go on these products are also regulated by these government entities. Both the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) govern pet food advertising and labeling claims and can take action against […]

Read More