If you or someone you love has food allergies, we urge you to read this article by Dr. Amy Goulart, written for the Veterinary Information Network News Service. Dr. Goulart describes how ingredients that are common antigens for children and/or adults are increasingly being found in pet foods and treats. Even ingredients that we would not necessarily associate with pet food, like dairy products, are sometimes incorporated into pet foods in the form of casein or whey. Dog treats often contain peanut butter, a common childhood allergen. We all know that dogs many love licking kids’ faces, but for some children this may not simply be unsanitary, it could be downright dangerous.
Full article: Hidden Dangers in Pet Food