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What information is required to be on a pet food label?

Weight, cat food/dog food (type), name and address of manufacturer, guaranteed analysis, ingredients, nutritional adequately statement, feeding guidelines

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95% of the total weight.

Beef

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25% of the total weight.

Beef dinner

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3% of total weight of ingredients.

"With beef"

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Beef flavor

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What is required in the guaranteed analysis?

Min. % of crude protein and crude fat and max % of fiber and moisture and the "ash" minerals

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The higher on the list of the ingredient....

The more predominance of weight in the food prior to processing

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The ingredient statement does not....

Include any quality info about the ingredients

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Clean parts other than meat that are typically used in human food.

By products

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Two parts of a nutritional adequacy statement.

Formulation method and feeding trial

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The "gold standard" of nutritional adequacy statement.

Feeding trial

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Must include kcals.

Feeding guidelines.

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Is only a STARTING POINT for buyers.

Feeding guidelines

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Just means it came from an animal or plant.

Natural

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AAFCO has not defined....

Organic

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Generally song as off brands or generic food.

"All purpose diet"

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Marked under the idea that the food will meet the needs of any lifestyle or point in the animals life.

"All purpose diet"

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Often found in veterinary hospitals for special nutritional needs.

Special purpose food.

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Preferred over plastic.

Stainless or stoneware

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Dry matter basis calculation.

Reported amt of nutrient/total amount of dry matter x100

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Tends to have lower protein, fat and minerals.

Dry foods.

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Cons in dry foods.

Takes out nutrients, lower in digestibility, processing

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Types of food.

Dry food, semi-moist food, wet food

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Tends to leads to obesity due to being high in corn starch.

Semi-moist food

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Examples of healthy treats.

Carrots, broccoli, lean meat, canned pumpkin

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Used to correct a nutritional deficiency.

Supplements

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AAFCO

American association of feed control officials