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BrklynLiberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-16-09 12:34 PM
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6. The phenobarbitol is the residue from what was used to kill the animals...
Edited on Mon Mar-16-09 01:10 PM by BrklynLiberal
disgustingly..this is particularly true for brands that use the carcasses of "euthanized" = slaughtered dogs from kill shelters, as part of their ingredients. You can pretty much bet that "meat Meal" = domestic pet carcass remains.

This is disgusting and sad. It is also a good reason to make sure you buy high quality food for your pet, and always check the ingredients.

If you can buy it in a supermarket, you should never buy it.
If your stomach and heart can stand it, you can read more here..
"Having been injected with Phenobarbital to kill them, this toxic chemical remains in the dog as her carcass is rendered for addition to commercial dog food brands found in many large retail chains and markets."
"Because in addition to producing anesthesia, pentobarbital is routinely used to euthanize animals, the most likely way it could get into dog food would be in rendered animal products.
Rendered products come from a process that converts animal tissues to feed ingredients. Pentobarbital seems to be able to survive the rendering process. If animals are euthanized with pentobarbital and subsequently rendered, pentobarbital could be present in the rendered feed ingredients."
MOV Channel 4 News is to be commended for reporting the disgusting and dangerous practice of using discarded bodies from veterinary practices in dog food. But there is an even worse twist to the horror. It isnt just the remains of someones pet that your dog eats, he could be ingesting pentobarbital, the lethal drug used by vets and shelters to euthanize pets. With permission from KMOV, St. Louis Missouri, Ill share some of the stuff you dont want to know, but for your pet's safety, you have to know!
Meat meal can contain the boiled down flesh of animals we would find unacceptable for consumption. This can include zoo animals, road kill, and 4-D (dead, diseased, disabled, dying) livestock. Most shockingly, this also can include dogs and cats. That's right, your pets could be cannibals. Fast Food Nation author Eric Schlosser writes, "Although leading American manufacturers promise never to put rendered pets into their pet food, it is still legal to do so

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