Dangerous Chemicals in Pet Foods:
Animal Digest: Road Kill
BHT AND BHA Butylated-hydroxyanisole (BHA) or butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT)
Preservative: Linked to cancer / liver and Kidney disease / loss of hair / brain complications also found in many human foods
By-Products: Road Kill
Internal remains of an animal, usually not meat. (hooves, beaks, chicken combs, feet, diseased tissues, organs, and tumors
Canola oil comes from the rape seed, which is part of the mustard family of plants. Rape is the most toxic of all food-oil plants. Like soy, rape is a weed. Insects will not eat it; it is deadly poisonous! The oil from the rape seed is a hundred times more toxic than soy oil.” – John Thomas
Carrageenan: One form is a none eddible (degraded) chemical and the approved form by the FDA is a cancer causing food additive made from red seaweed. The color is removed by processing.
Chicken Fat: not all pet foods “clarify”, or purify their chicken fat enough to eliminate all protein residues
Chicken By-products Roadkill could be other meats like cat or dog
Corn Syrup / Corn: Corn is a sugar used to sweeten pet food. Over time, corn may develop mold or fungus: in turn, may result in death. Weight gain / Diabetes / Hyperactivity / mental behavior /
Ethoxyquinn Carcinogenic toxic food preservative: One of the most concerning chemicals in commercial pet foods is the preservative Ethoxyquin. It is used as a Herbicide!! and used to stabilize fats to keep them from becoming rancid and to keep moisture from forming in dry food. It was originally used as a rubber stabilizer and as a pesticide. It has been linked to numerous kinds of cancers in humans and animals. These instances have risen paralleling with the increased use of ethoxyquin in commercial pet foods over the last 25yrs. It also absorbs moisture in the intestines leading to constipation and blockages.
Causes Kidney and liver damage, cancer spleen, stomach, skin issues, Immune deficiency syndrome, blindness, leukemia.
Fish Meal: Fish meal from a registered feed meal – most fish meal is preserved with ethoxyquin, a cancer causing substance that
Fructooligosaccharide (Iams puppy) causes gas / form of Fructose very cancerous
Iron Amino Acids Chelate: This is metal shavings:
Grains: Corn / Wheat / Soy: Full of pesticides and they found 17 different pesticides were found in just one sample of wheat.
MEAT MEAL: Mostly in dry dog food
Urine, fecal matter, hair, pus, meat (from animals, afflicted) with cancer and T.B., etc.” Wendall O. Belfield, DVM
Natural Flavors: (In human foods, natural flavors include beaver’s butts)
Pork: Dogs have been known to get roundworm and Trichinosis from undercooked pork. It can also cause stomach aches and swelling of the eyes.
Potassium Chloride: Used to cause cardiac arrest as the third drug in the “three drug cocktail” for executions by lethal injection / radioactive extremely HIGH / can be made from bleach / used to make explosives / used as fertilizer / made of Potassium and chlorine / used in medicines and food processing / substitue for table salt
Potassium Iodide: Very Toxic / developmental / cardivascular and blood toxicity
Found in Cesar dog food / cat foods / energy bars / baby formula /
Propylene Glycol: Used in anti-freeze / Beneful killed a thousand dogs a couple years and sources blamed the Glycol. Used in pet food to reduce moisture and prevent bacterial growth. It then reduces the moisture in your pet’s intestines needed for digestion and also reduces the good bacteria needed in your pet’s body for proper function. This can lead to cancer lesions and intestinal blockage.
Selenite / Sodium Selenite: Toxic if not organic / mixed in the soil with lead / copper / silver, nickel. Affects muslcles, breathing, stomach, etc. CHINA has very high levels in their soil, rice, vegetables.
Salt: All white salt includes talcum powder, sand, and GLASS!!!!…. very cancerous
The sand and glass cut the veins and make them bleed.
Sodium Selenite When cooked, meats that have been processed with sodium nitrites form carcinogenic N-nitroso compounds.
Sugar: Main cause of cancer
Vitamin K3 (Menadione) synthetic version of the naturally occurring vitamin K1 is toxic to the liver, kidneys, lungs, and mucous membranes in human
Hidden Ingredients in Pet Foods not listed on the packages:
Jet fuel motor oil / Kerosene / crude oil / Food flavor and color are used to disguise denatured meat ( Process of treating meat to give it the appearance such that it cannot be confused with an edible meat product.)
Pet Foods that do NOT use Human Food Grade Meat advertise their products as: Holisitc / All natural / high quality ingredients / 100% fresh / No food additives / No food coloring / no preservatives ( Manufacturers do not have to define nor justify these terms according to any regulations.)
The more processed a product is, the easier it is to hide unnamed hidden ingredients:
Kibble, canned, raw minces, dehydrated
EGDA: Glycol found in pet shampoo, Carcinogenic chemical
EDTA Found in pet shampoo: Astham, Heat problems, depletes calcium, potassium, magniesium, kidney failure, seizures, TB