Beneful Under the Microscope

People and their Pets

People love their pets and treat them like they are family. This is a current trend that cannot be denied. When a dog owner feeds their beloved pet, they will want ingredients that are familiar. People would like their pet food to be similar to human food. The Huffington Post had originally released this story.

Beneful Brand by Nestle Purina PetCare
A popular dog food brand on Wal-Mart, Beneful, is currently under the microscope from the dog lovers and pet food critics. Beneful is made by Nestle Purina PetCare. This had been introduced in the year 2001. This is a popular brand in the United States. There are nearly 14 million dogs who are fed this every year.

Confusion and Criticism Over the Ingredients
The ingredient propylene glycol is sometimes confused with ethylene glycol. Ethylene glycol has been noted to be poisonous to dogs. Propylene glycol is an ingredient that is used in numerous foods for dogs and for people. The criticism has come from pet food critics and from twitter bloggers. There has also been concerns brought up over mycotoxins. It is noted that most dry pet foods contain mycotoxins. This is approved by the European Union and the FDA. There is yet another concern. Critics have expressed dismay over the colorful food dyes that are in the Beneful meals. The claim has been that dogs do not care what color their food is. People are the ones who find the colored food appealing. The confusion and criticism has led to a class action suit that is now pending in court.

Reformulating Beneful Dry Dog Foods
The Purina team has reformulated their dry dog foods. They have made some changes to the products. The entire Beneful team is passionate about providing high quality and nutritious pet food to every pet owner. Visit ““, The Official Beneful Youtube channel.