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Pet Food News / Pet Food Ingredients / Research Notes / Pet Food Safety
on January 3, 2019

Aluminum, other minerals found in commercial US dog foods

The researchers could not conclude if those minerals might actually pose a threat to dogs’ health.

Scientists found several trace minerals in dog food at concentrations that exceeded equivalent average human daily intakes. For example, maintenance-level daily servings of one dog food contained approximately 38 times the relative quantity of aluminum that humans consume on average in a day. Chromium, molybdenum, aluminum and other minerals occur…

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