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Pet Food News / Research Notes / Pet Food Safety
on May 20, 2019

Deadly cat tuberculosis outbreak tied to UK raw pet food

Natural Instinct Wild Venison raw cat food was the only observed common factor among all five households with tuberculosis-infected cats.

At least six cats, five of whom are now dead, may have contracted tuberculosis after eating frozen, raw pet food sold in the United Kingdom. Another seven cats were exposed to pathogens. Scientists found evidence that Mycobacterium bovis, bacteria that causes tuberculosis in animals and humans, may have contaminated…

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