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Lotus Oven-Baked Duck Small Bites Recipe Grain-Free Dry Dog Food is hot extruded (which means it's processed under extreme heat and pressure) and made with feed grade ingredients, which are unfit for human consumption. It contains 18 synthetic additives (so it is not all-natural), it has 6 anti-nutrients including Tapioca Flour, Dried Peas, and Dried Potatoes (which may interfere with the absorption of essential nutrients), and it has 2 other sketchy ingredients, including Brewers Dried Yeast and Garlic.

Warning Due to this being a grain-free food that contains legumes or potatoes this Lotus recipe may be implicated in the FDA's ongoing investigation into diet-related Dilated Cardiomyopathy (or DCM), a potentially fatal heart condition.

Read our article about Grain Free Foods And Heart Failure
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Lotus
  • Air-Dried
  • Human Grade
  • All-Natural
  • No Anti-Nutrients
  • No Sketchy Ingredients
  • Hot Extruded Kibble
  • Feed Grade
  • 18 Synthetics
  • 6 Anti-Nutrients
  • 2 Sketchy Ingredients

Detailed Comparison

Sundays Air-Dried Food for Dogs Human Grade Beef Recipe Lotus Oven-Baked Duck Small Bites Recipe Grain-Free Dry Dog Food
Human Grade Feed Grade
Air-Dried Hot Extruded Under Extreme Heat And Pressure
No Anti-Nutrients
6 Anti-Nutrients:
Tapioca flour, Dried peas, Dried potatoes, Pea fiber, Dried sweet potatoes, Organic soybean oil
All-Natural
18 Synthetics:
(preserved with mixed tocopherols and citric acid), Potassium chloride, Calcium carbonate, Zinc proteinate, Iron proteinate, Vitamin e supplement, Dicalcium phosphate, Copper proteinate, Manganese proteinate, Sodium selenite, Calcium pantothenate, Folic acid, Vitamin a supplement, Calcium iodate, Vitamin b12 supplement, Thiamine mononitrate, Pyridoxine hydrochloride (source of vitamin b6), Vitamin d3 supplement and rosemary extract
Nothing sketchy
2 Other Sketchy Ingredients:
Brewers dried yeast, Garlic
Ingredients:
USDA Beef, Beef Liver, Beef Bone, Pumpkin, Millet, Wild Salmon Oil, Sunflower Oil, Kale, Flaxseed, Zucchini, Sea Salt, Parsely, Kelp, Chicory Root, Turmeric, Mixed Tocopherols, Ginger, Selenium Yeast, Blueberries, Carrots, Apples, Tomatoes, Shiitake Mushrooms, Broccoli, Oranges, Cranberries, Spinach, Beets, Tart Cherries, Strawberries
Ingredients:
Duck, Duck Meal, Tapioca Flour, Fish Meal, Dried Peas, Dried Potatoes, Pea Fiber, Dried Egg Product, Dried Sweet Potatoes, Organic Soybean Oil, (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols and Citric Acid), Sea Salt, Brewers Dried Yeast, Ground Flax Seed, Olive Oil, Salmon Oil, Carrots, Apples, Potassium Chloride, Calcium Carbonate, Pumpkin, Spinach, Blueberries, Garlic, Zinc Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Vitamin E Supplement, Dicalcium Phosphate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Niacin, Sodium Selenite, Calcium Pantothenate, Chicory Root Extract, Yucca Schidigera, Dried Kelp, Dried Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermenation Solubles, Lactobacillus Lactis Fermentation Solubles, and Lactobacillus Casei Fermentation Solubles, Folic Acid, Vitamin A Supplement, Riboflavin, Calcium Iodate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Source of Vitamin B6), Vitamin D3 Supplement and Rosemary Extract.