Dog and Cat Food Nutrition / Pet Food News / Pet Food Safety
on July 5, 2017

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…

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