Pet Food News / Pet Food Safety
on November 29, 2016

Mercury levels in cat, dog food may depend on fish species

Researchers found a wide range of mercury concentrations in commercial cat and dog foods.

The mercury concentrations in 54 dog and 47 cat foods were measured by scientists. Some of the pet foods had mercury levels above those considered safe for other animals, especially those pet foods made from fish. Pet food manufacturers can avoid mercury-laden fish by paying attention to fish biology, study…

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