Dr. Joel Conn Discusses the Jerky Treat Safety Alert on KCOY

Dr. Joel Conn was interviewed last Friday for KCOY CBS 12 evening news regarding the recent FDA updates on the Jerky Treat Safety Alert.  Click here for more information about the Safety Alert.

One important point that Dr. Conn makes is that it is still considered preferable and safer to feed a commercial diet than a home cooked diet for most pet owners.  The reason for this is the difficulty in preparing a home cooked diet that is completely balanced in vitamins and minerals.  Furthermore, studies have shown that the rate of food poisoning related illness goes up about 400% in pets that are being fed a home cooked diets versus a commercial diet.

Check out the video below:

 

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