OK to Feed Fido Plastic, Says
In 2007, stories of tainted commercial dog food filled the airwaves on an almost hourly basis
after government tests uncovered a chemical called melamine, used in
the manufacture of plastics, in recalled dog food from Menu Foods.
The chemical was subsequently discovered in the urine of dogs in
kidney failure who died as a direct result of toxic poisoning
If you bought any of the commercial dog food manufactured by Menu Foods and still enumerated at
http://Menufoods.com/recall/product_dog.html, you were unintentionally
risking your dog's health and life.
Reports of dogs developing kidney failure and losing the battle
for life after eating melamine tainted commercial dog food, became the daily routine of news
Fast Forward to Today
Experts at the
Food and Drug Administration now state that "In food products other than infant formula, the FDA concludes
that levels of melamine and melamine-related compounds below 2.5 parts per million (ppm) do not raise
What this means is that the F.D.A. thinks that it is now OK to
feed yourself a chemical used to make plastics and fertilizer. And their research partner at the Center for
Veterinary Medicine is on board with the government bureaucrats giving the thumbs up to melamine ingestion at
With an attitude like that what oversight and control do you
suppose exists in the commercial dog food industry? I would not feed any
amount of plastic to my family including my
If you think we might be wrong then we defer to the World Health Organization (WHO) stated
"Melamine has also been shown to have carcinogenic effects in
Convinced yet ?
It should be no surprise that dogs
live shorter lives than possible. In fact, dogs have a potential life expectancy of close to 25 years but
most dogs live only an average of 10 years.
If you're curious as to what else is in your dog's food check
Then make the switch to a healthier diet whether it be homemade, a
holistic kibble or bones and raw food...they are all superior to the toxic waste that companies have
masqueraded as nutrition for our beloved dogs for decades.
The key is to learn and make the best decision for your
dog...she'll love you for it and live a longer, healthier life
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