Pet Food Labeling
on May 15, 2013

Calorie content declarations on petfood labels: What’s the best method?

With new requirements for calorie content statements on the horizon, what’s the best method to determine ME?

["The modified Atwater equation has been found to be a good predictor of calorie content, [but] there will be products that skew from the norm.", "There currently are two AAFCO-accepted methods upon which to determine and report metabolizable energy."]

As previously reported (see, recent amendments to the Association…

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