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Avoid Pet Food Recalls: Hill’s® Ideal Balance: Ingredients From Trusted Sources

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Hills Ideal Balance safe pet food ingredients-not made in China


We love our cats and most of us do our best to provide the best food we can afford. The recent recalls of pet food manufactured in, or using ingredients from China is a pet owner’s worst nightmare. In the past year the FDA has recalled over 30 different pet foods! The only way to have peace of mind is know where your pet food comes from and exactly what it contains.

In our last article about the importance of selecting a natural food and correct balance of ingredients. Hill’s® Ideal BalanceTM is 100% guaranteed to provides perfectly balanced nutrition, quality, consistency and taste!

  • Hills Ideal Balance dry food is locally made in the U.S.
  • What you see is what you get. The labels clearly state all the ingredients and their percentages.
  • Contains No corn, wheat or soy.
  • All meat and poultry is sourced from USDA-inspected facilities.
  • Quality samples are taken during manufacturing every 30 minutes and tested for key attributes to ensure consistency.
  • Hills conducts more than 60 quality checks on every batch of food and has a zero tolerance standard to Salmonella.
  • Every ingredient can be tracked by batch or ingredient, within 24 hours.
  • Over 1,000 Salmonella tests are conducted every month.
  • All Hill’s pet food is inspected and tested before it leaves the plant for a consistent, well-balanced meal, bag to bag.

Hill’s Pet Nutrition has two Ideal Balance dry foods formulas: Natural Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe Adult cat food, and Ideal Balance™ Grain Free Natural Chicken & Potato Recipe Adult cat food.

It adds up to ingredients and sources you can trust. In our busy lives, it’s good to know it’s one less thing to worry about. Remember, just because pet food is on a store shelf is no guarantee of safety.

Knowledge is power. Check you cat food labels for ingredient and sources. AVOID any pet food made in China. If your cat does eat something toxic they will have any or all of the following symptoms with hours of consumption. Please don’t hesitate to call your vet or emergency clinic.

  • Decreased appetite
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Decreased activity
  • Increased water consumption
  • Increased urination
Author has been compensated for completion of this article. Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc. is not responsible for the content of this article and our views are always 100% our own.


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