Wednesday, August 11, 2010
Salmonella in DRY pet foods
Extruded under tremendous heat and pressure, dry dog food lacks the beneficial probiotic organisms that exist in fresh foods. Kibble are sort of a smorgasbord or petri dish; a rich, sterile field on which the first organism that happens to contact it after it is produced can flourish where there are no competing "good" organisms.
Now, we have a report of Salmonella outbreaks in humans linked to dry pet foods. Delta, how do you like them apples? Check this out:
The moral of the story? Just say NO to kibble. Fresh is best. Sorry to burst your bubble, Purina and Delta!