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Some places where pet food ingredients are sourced from. . .
« on: February 23, 2017, 01:41:16 PM »
. . .but the big question is: Where are THEIR sources from?


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Two pet food manufacturing plants have sold to large corporations that also sell pet feed ingredients. Is this good or very bad for pet food consumers?

Crosswinds Pet Food touts itself as being “the largest pet food and treat contract manufacturer in North America” (though it is difficult to determine exactly what brands of pet food are made there). Recently, agriculture giant Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) purchased the ‘largest’ co-packer in pet food Crosswinds.

ADM is heavily involved in feed, selling/manufacturing multiple ingredient for the aquaculture, cattle, swine, poultry, dairy, and pet feed industry. “Our feed and pet food ingredients include products processed from corn, oilseeds and wheat.” ADM is also a provider of vitamin/mineral feed (including pet ‘feed’) pre-mixes. (Vitamin/mineral pre-mixes are bulk supplements that are calculated out to meet AAFCO nutrient profiles for a complete and balanced pet food/feed and added to a batch of pet food typically as powdered ingredients.)

Another pet food manufacturing sale was Performance Pet to Farmers Union Industries. Performance Pet (canning facility) had the best reputation (to my knowledge) of canned pet food co-packer in the industry. Now owned by Farmers Union Industries, the pet food company becomes part of numerous recycling food/feed manufacturing companies.

Farmers Union also owns…

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Re: Some places where pet food ingredients are sourced from. . .
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2017, 12:51:47 PM »
That was one piece of info that the movie Pet Fooled hit on.  A package of jerky treats was shown, with the wording "MADE IN THE USA".... yet ALL the ingredients were sourced from China. 
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Re: Some places where pet food ingredients are sourced from. . .
« Reply #2 on: March 27, 2017, 08:29:19 PM »
That was one piece of info that the movie Pet Fooled hit on.  A package of jerky treats was shown, with the wording "MADE IN THE USA".... yet ALL the ingredients were sourced from China. 

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