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Purina Beneful Originals with Real Salmon 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 21 synthetic additives (so it is not all-natural), it has 4 anti-nutrients including Soybean Meal, Soybean Oil, and Dried Sweet Potatoes (which may interfere with the absorption of essential nutrients), and it has 12 other sketchy ingredients, including Blue 2 and Garlic Oil K-4092.

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
  • Hot Extruded Kibble
  • Feed Grade
  • 21 Synthetics
  • 4 Anti-Nutrients
  • 12 Sketchy Ingredients

Detailed Comparison

Sundays Air-Dried Food for Dogs Human Grade Beef Recipe Purina Beneful Originals with Real Salmon Dry Dog Food
Human Grade Feed Grade
Air-Dried Hot Extruded Under Extreme Heat And Pressure
No Anti-Nutrients
4 Anti-Nutrients:
Soybean meal, Soybean oil, Dried sweet potatoes, Dried green beans
All-Natural
21 Synthetics:
Mono and dicalcium phosphate, Calcium carbonate, Potassium chloride, Minerals [zinc sulfate, Ferrous sulfate, Manganese sulfate, Copper sulfate, Calcium iodate, Sodium selenite], L-lysine monohydrochloride, Vitamins [vitamin e supplement, Vitamin a supplement, Calcium pantothenate, Pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin b-6), Vitamin b-12 supplement, Thiamine mononitrate (vitamin b-1), Vitamin d-3 supplement, Riboflavin supplement (vitamin b-2), Menadione sodium bisulfite (vitamin k), Folic acid, Choline chloride
Nothing sketchy
12 Other Sketchy Ingredients:
Whole grain corn, Chicken by-product meal, Corn gluten meal, Poultry by-product meal, Glycerin, Egg and chicken flavor, Poultry and pork digest, Red 40, Yellow 5, Yellow 6, Blue 2, Garlic oil k-4092
Ingredients:
Beef, Beef Hearts, Beef Livers, Millet, Pumpkin, Honey, Zucchini, Beef Bone, Kale, Sea Salt, Flaxseed, Wild Salmon Oil, Sunflower Oil, Kelp, Parsley, Chicory Root, Turmeric, Mixed Tocopherols (a natural preservative), Ginger, Selenium Yeast, Blueberries, Carrots, Apples, Tomatoes, Shiitake Mushrooms, Broccoli, Oranges, Cranberries, Spinach, Beets, Tart Cherries, Strawberries
Ingredients:
Salmon, Whole Grain Corn, Barley, Rice, Whole Grain Wheat, Chicken By-Product Meal, Corn Gluten Meal, Beef Fat Naturally Preserved with Mixed-Tocopherols, Oat Meal, Soybean Meal, Poultry By-Product Meal, Glycerin, Egg and Chicken Flavor, Mono And Dicalcium Phosphate, Soybean Oil, Poultry and Pork Digest, Calcium Carbonate, Salt, Potassium Chloride, Dried Sweet Potatoes, Dried Green Beans, Dried Carrots, Minerals [Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite], L-Lysine Monohydrochloride, Vitamins [Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin, Vitamin A Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B-6), Vitamin B-12 Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B-1), Vitamin D-3 Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement (Vitamin B-2), Menadione Sodium Bisulfite (Vitamin K), Folic Acid, Biotin], Choline Chloride, Red 40, Yellow 5, Yellow 6, Blue 2, Garlic Oil. K-4092.