Monday, September 10, 2012

FDA guidelines on functional pet foods

Dog and cat food with specified health uses - or functional food - has been a booming trend in the pet industry. Although they've been around since the 1980s, there's been a recent explosion in product selection and availability outside of the veterinarian's office.

According to the FDA, "This shift in marketing directly to pet owners without veterinary direction, concerns FDA because these products are formulated for specific needs and may not be tolerated by all animals."

Read them here: FDA Animal & Veterinary



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