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Nutrition
Risks to people from raw pet food
  1. Mike Davies
  1. Oxfordshire (address supplied)
  1. email: mikedaviesvet{at}gmail.com

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The Pet Food Manufacturers’ Association (PFMA) has recently released a poster that purports to provide advice to pet owners wishing to feed raw foods more safely. While any efforts to reduce the risk to people from feeding raw meats to pets is welcome, the PFMA has been, in my opinion, disingenuous, as its information only provides advice to minimise risk to the owner and totally fails to address the serious health risk that this practice presents to other animals and people who come into contact with the pet or its environment.

It is almost two decades …

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