[FH] Re: NUTRO Nat Choice/**BIG FIND!
- Oh Shoot! That figures...Lillie has eaten 4 or 5 packets of it since
yesterday. I will try to call Nutro...They never answer any emails I
have ever sent them...
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, savionna@a... wrote:
> Hi Robin,
> In a message dated 12/31/03 4:36:05 PM,
> turkishangoraathumanesociety@y... writes:
> << To anyone who may not already know... I just found out
> (from the label, believe it or not) that the Nutro Natural Choice
> SENIOR in the POUCHES is only .08% for sodium!!!!!!!!! >>
> If you got the information from the product label, it is part of
> called the "guaranteed analysis." This is a set of maximum and
minimum values the
> mfr must provide to meet labeling requirements...and does *not*
> accurately express what is in the package itself. To get the
chemical analysis of
> the ingredients in the package, you would need what's called
> analysis...which the mfr can provide.
> The charts at Kat Karma are expressed in what's called "dry matter"
> which is, basically, the as-fed analysis minus the moisture. Most
> provide a dry matter analysis as well. If they can't, you can
> to the formula on this site (which also contains a good deal of
> information on feline nutrition):
> This means that the 0.08% sodium on the label *cannot* be compared
> figures for the foods on the Kat Karma charts. //Rosemary