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US-style high meat pet food may survive sustainably

Moist, meat-laden kibble must dry after extrusion. The more moisture, the more energy needed to evaporate it.
The relatively lower water content in U.S.-style high meat pet food may make that version easier to reconcile with pet owners’ sustainability demands.
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Spore-forming bacteria risk higher in fresh meat pet food

Pet owners increasingly demand certainty that their dogs, cats and other pets aren’t exposed to those pathogens.
Many livestock live close to the soil, and that soil harbors bacteria, such as Clostridium, which form spores that potentially hitch rides on fresh animal products.
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