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Purina Beneful Chopped Blends with Salmon 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 17 synthetic additives (so it is not all-natural), it has 2 anti-nutrients including Sweet Potatoes and Soy Flour (which may interfere with the absorption of essential nutrients), and it has 6 other sketchy ingredients, including Corn Oil 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
  • 17 Synthetics
  • 2 Anti-Nutrients
  • 6 Sketchy Ingredients
  • Prep required
  • Clean-up required

Detailed Comparison

Sundays Air-Dried Food for Dogs Human Grade Beef Recipe Purina Beneful Chopped Blends with Salmon
Human Grade Feed Grade
Air-Dried Canned Under Extreme Heat And Pressure
No Anti-Nutrients
2 Anti-Nutrients:
Sweet potatoes, Soy flour
All-Natural
17 Synthetics:
Tricalcium phosphate, Potassium chloride, Zinc sulfate, Vitamin e supplement, Choline chloride, Ferrous sulfate, 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
6 Other Sketchy Ingredients:
Wheat gluten, Corn starch-modified, Meat by-product, Artificial and natural flavors, Corn oil, 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, Salmon, Wheat Gluten, Liver, Sweet Potatoes, Brown Rice, Corn Starch-Modified, Chicken, Meat By-Product, Spinach, Artificial and Natural Flavors, Salt, Corn Oil, Tricalcium Phosphate, Added Color, Soy Flour, Potassium Chloride, Red 3, Zinc Sulfate, Vitamin E Supplement, Choline Chloride, Ferrous Sulfate, 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.