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Response to johnd83 (Reply #37)

Wed Aug 8, 2012, 12:40 AM

59. Why does that make you "really angry"? It's totally biodegradable and safe.

I mean, you're talking like the corn they use in the cat litter was somehow destined for your table or some starving person's table. While the corn they use (from what I've heard) is edible, you have to realize this stuff is not the corn you pick up at the supermarket to eat. It's almost certainly "loss" material which wouldn't have been used for human consumption anyway, the exact same thing that happens to meat trimmings and bits which wind up in moist/dry pet food. For instance, something like the corn which remains on the cob after the main portion of the kernel is sliced away during processing for canned corn. Just an example.

On their website, they state:
The proprietary plant-derived ingredient in World's Best Cat Litter™ Multiple Cat Clumping Formula is a natural plant material used for animal feed.


As in, yes, it's technically edible. Technically.

But don't go getting it confused with something like Newman's Own dog food, which uses human-edible grade beef. What you're upset about isn't what you think you're upset about.

PB

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