New Standards Announced for 
Human Grade Dog Food

But are there practical implications for how you choose your pet’s meals?


On its homepage recently, the Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) announced that there are new guidelines for pet food labeled “human grade.” Do they appreciably alter the guidelines already established? More importantly, is human grade dog food better for your dog than other dog food? For some perspective, we spoke with Board Certified Veterinary Nutritionist® Cailin Heinze, VMD. Dr. Heinze is a member of our Editorial Board.

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