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Pet Food Ingredients
on June 13, 2013

Clay minerals: Do these ingredients have merit in petfood?

These ingredients already exist in small amounts in some animal feeds and petfoods, but are they truly serving a functional purpose?

There are several petfoods on the market that contain clay minerals such as montmorillonite and bentonite. Inclusion of these earth elements at small amounts are purported to benefit our pets. However, their addition has also led to some confusion and controversy amongst the petfood-buying public. This begs the question ……

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