Most of the world's canola crop is genetically modified - therefore it is important to inquire with the manufacturer about how they source it. Canola is a genetically engineered plant developed in Canada from the Rapeseed Plant, which is part of the mustard family of plants. It is highly refined and made with an unnatural processing method that involves high heat, deodorization, and the toxic solvent hexane. Significant amounts of trans fats are formed during this process. Canola oil is extracted from rapeseeds that have been bred to contain less of some unfavorable substances.
Known to be used in some Taste of the Wild formulas
Vegetable oils are the fats extracted from vegetable seeds or some other parts of the plant. There is no way to know its actual source and therefore its nutritional profile and fatty acid makeup. There are many oils considered better for dogs than ...
Soybean Protein Concentrate is a byproduct formed by turning soybeans into oil or biofuel. The white flakes left behind after the oil is extracted is a finely ground, flour-like product. This flour is then treated to remove the carbohydrates. This is ...
Corn Germ Meal
Corn Germ Meal, also known as "maize germ meal", is a byproduct left over when oil is extracted from corn. It is most frequently found in livestock feed. Its absorbency makes it ideal for holding liquid. Known to be used by Purina