HMB may fight Salmonella on dog food kibble
Scientists sprayed dog kibble with HMB to fight post-extrusion Salmonella contamination.
Bodybuilders pump up using a chemical that may reduce post-extrusion Salmonella contamination of pet foods. In an experiment, scientists reduced and eventually eradicated Salmonella growth on dog kibble by spraying the pet food with a naturally occurring substance, 3-hydroxy-3-methylbutyric acid (HMB).
Dietary supplement stores sell the same chemical to athletes…