Pet Food Ingredients / Preservatives
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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