The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has declared that Caru Pet Food Company's Caru Natural Stews for Dogs are made with 100% human-grade ingredients. The FDA further declared that the recipes are prepared, handled and packaged in a human food facility, in accordance with quality regulations for human food.
“This is a significant milestone for our two-year-old company,” said Adrian Pettyan, CEO and founder. “Obtaining permission to claim our stews are human grade affirms our commitment to celebrate our pets by giving them the best possible food.” Pettyan said that now pet parents will have even more reason to believe that Caru grain-free stews look, smell and taste like homemade food.
Attaining human-grade verification is another “first” for Caru. According to the company, the natural stews are the first petfood in North America to be packaged in Tetra Pak cartons. Each grain-free stew starts with USDA-inspected, antibiotic- and hormone-free meat or poultry as the first ingredient, plus selected vegetables and fruit. These recipes are formulated without wheat, gluten, corn, soy or animal by-products, and every recipe is prepared in small batches.