Scientists criticise trend for raw meat pet food after analysis finds pathogens

Bacteria and parasites often found in raw dog and cat food products can pose health dangers to pets and their owners, researchers warn

The trend for feeding dogs and cats raw meat has been criticised by scientists, who say it often contains bacteria and parasites that could pose dangers to both pets and their owners.

A growing trend has seen pet owners plump for products such as meat, bones and organs which can be bought frozen and then thawed before being fed to dogs and cats.

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Source: theguardian
Scientists criticise trend for raw meat pet food after analysis finds pathogens