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Rachael Ray Nutrish Natural 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 20 synthetic additives (so it is not all-natural), it has 4 anti-nutrients including Dried Peas, Soybean Meal, and Pea Starch (which may interfere with the absorption of essential nutrients), and it has 5 other sketchy ingredients, including Natural Flavor and Beet Powder (Color).

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
  • 20 Synthetics
  • 4 Anti-Nutrients
  • 5 Sketchy Ingredients

Detailed Comparison

Sundays Air-Dried Food for Dogs Human Grade Beef Recipe Rachael Ray Nutrish Natural 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
4 Anti-Nutrients:
Dried peas, Soybean meal, Pea starch, Alfalfa nutrient concentrate
All-Natural
20 Synthetics:
Dicalcium phosphate, Calcium carbonate, Zinc sulfate, Vitamin e supplement, 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
5 Other Sketchy Ingredients:
Whole ground corn, Dried plain beet pulp, Corn gluten meal, Natural flavor, Beet powder (color)
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, Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Pea Starch, Corn Gluten Meal, Brown Rice, Dicalcium Phosphate, Natural Flavor, Calcium Carbonate, Salt, Alfalfa Nutrient Concentrate, Dried Carrots, Zinc Sulfate, Vitamin E Supplement, Choline Chloride, Beet Powder (Color), 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.