Pet Food Ingredients
on August 9, 2010

Rosemary extract acts as natural antioxidant

This common ingredient is most effective in dry petfoods that use high levels of polyunsaturated fats and marine oils.

["In so-called natural petfoods, rosemary extract is added to retard fat oxidation (rancidity).", "In the regulatory world, rosemary is considered a spice and/or seasoning and is permissible as an essential oil."]

Rosemary extract is a common ingredient found on dry petfood labels, typically at or near the bottom of the…

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