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Author Topic: Ingredients Help Needed?  (Read 2305 times)
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rosemary63
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« on: April 29, 2007, 01:15:28 PM »


Please read and check below in respect to rice. Is that the same as rice gluten?

Thank you!
Royal Canin Feline Breed Nutrition Persian 30

SKU: 915840
Chicken, chicken meal,rice, corn gluten meal, chicken fat (naturally preserved with mixed tocopherols, rosemary extract and citric acid), corn, pea fiber, natural chicken flavor, dried egg powder, rice hulls, beet pulp, salmon oil, ground psyllium, soya oil, sodium silico aluminate, potassium chloride, chicory extract, l-lysine, dl-methionine, calcium carbonate, choline chloride, borage oil, brewers yeast extract (saccharomyces cerevisiae fermentation solubles), sodium tripolyphosphate, taurine, vitamins [dl-alpha tocopherol (source of vitamin E), inosotol, niacin, l-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (source of vitamin C), d-calcium pantothenate, biotin, pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6), riboflavin (vitamin B12), thiamine mononitrate (vitamin B1), vitamin B12 supplement, folic acid, vitamin A acetate, vitamin D3 supplement], trace minerals [zinc proteinate, zinc oxide, ferrous sulfate, copper proteinate, copper sulfate, manganese proteinate, manganous oxide, sodium selenite, calcium iodate], l-lysine, glucosamine hydrochloride, green tea extract, l-carnitine, chondroitin sulfate, marigold extract.
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BRAT_Shelties
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« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2007, 01:37:56 PM »

Don't know about the rice, but noticed corn gluten meal is high on the ingredient list. Royal Canin recalled a lot of their foods in South Africa due to contaminated corn gluten meal.  I personally wouldn't feed any Royal Canin product that contained corn gluten meal.  Just my opinion....
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kaffe
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« Reply #2 on: April 29, 2007, 01:49:27 PM »

Hi Rosemary!

"Rice" and "rice husk" are not the same as Rice Protein Concentrate.

"Rice" usually means "white rice"
"Rice husk" is the bran layer (outer covering) and germ of whole rice

I saw an ingredient here that a diabetic cat should never have, and that is "rosemary extract."  Apparently it inhibits insulin production, making a diabetes condition worse.

hope this helps
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rosemary63
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« Reply #3 on: April 29, 2007, 02:05:19 PM »

Thanks!
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JJ
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« Reply #4 on: May 04, 2007, 08:08:27 PM »

Thanks to this wonderful most helpful site I did research on vit. E pills I have and found out that any ingredient preceded with a dl-____ is SYNTHETIC not food grade at all. So many of our pets foods contain mixed tocepherols with some stating dl-_____ and then whatever the ingredient is. In post for Wellness seems to be in there two or three times. Used to feed my dog the holistic Nutro but took her off last year after discovering the vitamin K in it was synthetic and making her stomach sick. Another ingredient I found on a vitamin was Microcrystalline Cellulose which contains Aceteminophen (Tylenol) so if thats in your vitamins or pet foods throw it out as Tylenol is damaging to your liver so can you see what consuming it on a daily basis would do to you or  your pets? We need labels to show complete ingredient list and country of origin so we can make our own choices if we want to buy it or not.
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