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on November 27, 2017

Pet food labels may underestimate number of calories

The surplus calories given because of the inaccurate calculation may contribute to pet obesity.

Scientists found evidence that the calories displayed on pet food labels may underestimate the true amount of energy contained in the cat and dog foods, with repercussions for pet obesity. This calorie-count problem may result from a calculation used when determining the calories displayed on pet food labels. That mathematical…

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