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Purina Beneful Chopped Blends With Beef 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 2 anti-nutrients including Peas and Soy Flour (which may interfere with the absorption of essential nutrients), and it has 5 other sketchy ingredients, including Artificial and Natural Flavors and Added Color. Many consider this food to be inconvenient, because it requires clean-up.

Warning Due to this being a grain-free food that contains legumes or potatoes this Purina Beneful 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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Purina Beneful
  • Air-Dried
  • Human Grade
  • All-Natural
  • No Anti-Nutrients
  • No Sketchy Ingredients
  • No Prep
  • No Clean-up
  • Canned Wet
  • Feed Grade
  • 18 Synthetics
  • 2 Anti-Nutrients
  • 5 Sketchy Ingredients
  • Prep required
  • Clean-up required

Detailed Comparison

Sundays Air-Dried Food for Dogs Human Grade Beef Recipe Purina Beneful Chopped Blends With Beef
Human Grade Feed Grade
Air-Dried Canned Under Extreme Heat And Pressure
No Anti-Nutrients
2 Anti-Nutrients:
Peas, Soy flour
All-Natural
18 Synthetics:
Tricalcium phosphate, Potassium chloride, Zinc sulfate, Vitamin e supplement, Ferrous sulfate, Choline chloride, Thiamine mononitrate, Copper sulfate, Calcium pantothenate, Manganese sulfate, Pyridoxine hydrochloride, Vitamin b-12 supplement, Riboflavin supplement, Vitamin a supplement, Folic acid, Vitamin d-3 supplement, Potassium iodide, Sodium selenite
Nothing sketchy
5 Other Sketchy Ingredients:
Wheat gluten, Meat by-products, Corn starch-modified, Artificial and natural flavors, Added color
No Prep Required Prep Required
No Clean-up Required Clean-up Required
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:
Water Sufficient for Processing, Beef, Wheat Gluten, Liver, Carrots, Peas, Meat By-Products, Barley, Corn Starch-Modified, Artificial and Natural Flavors, Salt, Tricalcium Phosphate, Soy Flour, Potassium Chloride, Added Color, Zinc Sulfate, Vitamin E Supplement, Ferrous Sulfate, Choline Chloride, Niacin, Thiamine Mononitrate, Copper Sulfate, Calcium Pantothenate, Manganese Sulfate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin B-12 Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Vitamin A Supplement, Folic Acid, Vitamin D-3 Supplement, Biotin, Potassium Iodide, Sodium Selenite.