CNBC Pet Food Safety

27 Sep Is your pet’s food killing your pet? CNBC gets the scoop with our Miami camera crew.

CNBC Pet Food Safety

Do you know what’s in your pet’s food? CNBC’s “On the Money” dug into the topic to find out. Our Miami crew, Juan Lopez, got the scoop.

A few years ago one of Susan Thixton‘s dogs died of bone cancer. Her vet linked it to a chemical in his dog food. That chemical is still approved by the FDA. The TruthAboutPetFood.com author is trying to change that – for her dogs and cats sake, and others. Dr. Joseph J. Wakshlag, vet nutritionist at Cornell says the AAFCO, the Association of American Feed Control Officials, requires no testing by pet food manufacturers. It is up to the consumer to get answers before buying their pet food.

CNBC sat down with both and you’ll want to double check before buying your next bag of pet food.

Watch the full piece here.