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Rachael Ray Nutrish Large Breed Real Chicken & Veggies Recipe 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 3 anti-nutrients including Dried Peas, Soybean Meal, and Pea Starch (which may interfere with the absorption of essential nutrients), and it has 3 other sketchy ingredients, including Dried Plain Beet Pulp and Natural Flavor.

Warning In June 2019, the FDA implicated Rachael Ray Nutrish's dog food in at least 10 cases of Dilated Cardiomyopathy (or DCM), a potentially fatal heart condition.

Read our article about Grain Free Foods And Heart Failure
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Rachael Ray Nutrish
  • Air-Dried
  • Human Grade
  • All-Natural
  • No Anti-Nutrients
  • No Sketchy Ingredients
  • Hot Extruded Kibble
  • Feed Grade
  • 21 Synthetics
  • 3 Anti-Nutrients
  • 3 Sketchy Ingredients

Detailed Comparison

Sundays Air-Dried Food for Dogs Human Grade Beef Recipe Rachael Ray Nutrish Large Breed Real Chicken & Veggies Recipe Dry Dog Food
Family-owned Owned by J.M. Smucker
Human Grade Feed Grade
Air-Dried Hot Extruded Under Extreme Heat And Pressure
No Anti-Nutrients
3 Anti-Nutrients:
Dried peas, Soybean meal, Pea starch
All-Natural
21 Synthetics:
Dicalcium phosphate, Vitamin e supplement, Taurine, Zinc sulfate, Calcium carbonate, Choline chloride, Iron sulfate, L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (source of vitamin c), Copper sulfate, Manganese sulfate, Selenium supplement, D-calcium pantothenate, Vitamin a supplement, Riboflavin supplement, Vitamin b12 supplement, Menadione sodium bisulfite complex (source of vitamin k), Thiamine mononitrate, Pyridoxine hydrochloride, Potassium iodide, Vitamin d3 supplement, Folic acid
Nothing sketchy
3 Other Sketchy Ingredients:
Whole ground corn, Dried plain beet pulp, Natural flavor
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:
Chicken, Chicken Meal, Dried Peas, Soybean Meal, Whole Ground Corn, Pea Starch, Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Cranberries, Carrots, Brown Rice, Fish Meal, Natural Flavor, Dicalcium Phosphate, Salt, Vitamin E Supplement, Taurine, Zinc Sulfate, Calcium Carbonate, Choline Chloride, Iron Sulfate, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (Source of Vitamin C), Biotin, Niacin, Copper Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Selenium Supplement, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex (source of Vitamin K), Thiamine Mononitrate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Potassium Iodide, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid.