Entries by Nicole R. Cammack

The Tough Questions We Ask Prospective Brands

Recently a pet food company reached out to us in an attempt to earn a spot on our shelves. In response, Nicci asked a series of questions regarding the quality and safety surrounding the food.  The following is a dialogue between her and a Prospective Pet Food Company.  (Please note that additional information is provided for context.)

Reality: The Problem Isn’t China, It’s Us

You walk the aisles of your local pet store, or maybe you shop online – and you notice that your pet’s food, treats and supplements are marked “Made in the USA.” You think that this means it is free from any foreign ingredients, and therefore safe – right? Wrong. In fact, various ingredients can be sourced from anywhere in the world and then assembled (made) in the USA. And, suddenly we see how deceptive that “Made in the USA” claim can be.