Dog and Cat Food Nutrition / Pet Food Processing / Pet Food News / Pet Food Safety
on September 12, 2017

Cat food container size, shape can’t stop thiamine loss

Although thiamine deficiency can be deadly in cats, no one has found a solution to the problem of thiamine loss during high temperature processing.

Cat food container size and shape aren’t the solution to thiamine loss during processing, pet food researchers concluded. Although initial experimental results suggested smaller containers might retain more of the essential vitamin, further analysis disproved the correlation. Instead, time and temperature seemed to be the main factors influencing thiamine loss

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