Merrick Backcountry Freeze-Dried Raw Real Beef Recipe Grain-Free Freeze-Dried Dog Food is a Freeze-Dried dog food made with feed grade ingredients, which are unfit for human consumption. It contains 18 synthetic additives (so it is not all-natural), it has 2 anti-nutrients including Dried Potatoes and Potato Protein (which may interfere with the absorption of essential nutrients), but has no other questionable ingredients. Many consider this food to be inconvenient, because it requires preparation, special handling, and careful clean-up.
|Sundays Air-Dried Food for Dogs Human Grade Beef Recipe||Merrick Backcountry Freeze-Dried Raw Real Beef Recipe Grain-Free Freeze-Dried Dog Food|
|Family-owned||Owned by Nestlé|
|Human Grade||Feed Grade|
Dried potatoes, Potato protein
Potassium chloride, Minerals (zinc amino acid complex, Iron amino acid complex, Copper amino acid complex, Manganese amino acid complex, Sodium selenite, Calcium iodate), Vitamins (vitamin e supplement, Vitamin a supplement, Thiamine mononitrate, D-calcium pantothenate, Riboflavin supplement, Vitamin d3 supplement, Pyridoxine hydrochloride, Vitamin b12 supplement, Folic acid), Choline chloride
|No Prep Required||Prep Required|
|No Clean-up Required||Clean-up Required||No Pathogen Risk||Pathogen Risk|
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
Deboned Beef, Beef Liver, Dried Potatoes, Gelatin, Potato Protein, Beef Broth, Dried Kelp, Mixed Tocopherols (a Preservative), Apples, Carrots, Blueberries, Potassium Chloride, Minerals (Zinc Amino Acid Complex, Iron Amino Acid Complex, Potassium Chloride, Copper Amino Acid Complex, Manganese Amino Acid Complex, Sodium Selenite, Calcium Iodate), Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Vitamin A Supplement, Niacin, Thiamine Mononitrate, D-Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Folic Acid), Choline Chloride.