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on July 13, 2018

Potatoes, peas, lentils correlated to dog heart disease

The FDA does not yet know how these ingredients are linked to cases of dilated cardiomyopathy in dogs.

The United States Food and Drug Administration is alerting pet owners and veterinary professionals about reports of canine dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs eating certain pet foods containing peas, lentils, other legume seeds, or potatoes as main ingredients. High levels of legumes or potatoes appear to be more common in…

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