Is dry pet food contaminated with dangerous bacteria?
All food products for people and animals should be handled in a safe, careful manner to prevent illness. Using a designated scoop and washing your hands after serving your pet any product is recommended. Frequent washing of food and water bowls with hot soapy water is also important to keep them and you healthy. Nutreco Canada Inc. is a HACCP certified facility, adhering to a program of controls and checks to ensure that our finished pet food products are not contaminated with harmful bacteria. Careful handling of the raw materials, thorough cooking and drying of the product, and segregation of the finished pet foods ensures safety. We also have a random testing program in place that performs checks on finished pet foods for bacterial contamination.