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Preservatives in Pet Food

Given the way that the pet food industry operates as of today, preservatives are generally necessary to keep the food products fresh and safe for consumption.  But not all preservatives are created equal; while some a...

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Glycerin: Pet Food Ingredients A to Z

Today we move to the letter “G” in our ingredient A to Z series and are featuring Glycerin as our ingredient of the day. What is Glycerin? Glycerin, is a sweetener and binder (humectant) that is commonly produced as ...

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Calcium Carbonate: Pet Food Ingredients A to Z

On the 3rd day of the A to Z challenge, we move on to the letter “C”, and we have chosen Calcium Carbonate as our pet food ingredient of the day. What is Calcium Carbonate? According to Wikipedia, Calcium Carbonate i...

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Ascorbic Acid: Pet Food Ingredients A to Z

We often say that reading a pet food label shouldn’t be rocket science (even though a few of us here at Petnet have worked as rocket scientists ).  Pet food labels are long and confusing to most people, yet, it is ver...