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Experts raise concerns over raw meat diets for cats and dogs


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Experts are warning dog and cat owners to be aware of the risks associated with feeding their pets raw meat-based diets, instead of the more conventional dry or canned pet foods.KgADFjCAWmU


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Don’t Give Raw Milk to Your Pets!

"If you feed your dog or cat raw milk, you are taking a serious risk of illness for your pet and yourself without any reasonable evidence to suggest a benefit that would make that risk worth taking. Just as raw diets in general have clearly established dangers and no proven benefits, so raw milk is a. poor bet with serious risks.  That is why raw milk products are generally illegalfor human consumption under federal and state law."

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January 28, 2019             https://www.mda.state.mn.us/state-issues-consumer-advisory-woodys-pet-food-deli-raw-free-range-turkey-pet-food      excerpts below

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is notifying consumers of a recall of raw turkey pet food from Woody’s Pet Food Deli due to Salmonella contamination. This recall is being issued after product samples collected by the MDA tested positive for Salmonella. Sampling was begun after the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) identified a human case of Salmonella linked to the pet food

State Issues Consumer Advisory for Woody’s Pet Food Deli Raw Free Range Turkey Pet Food    

"CDC does not recommend feeding a raw meat diet to pets because it can make animals and people sick. If you choose to use pet food containing raw meat, follow CDC’s tips for healthy feeding".

 


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