Stabilization of dry pet food

  • US 3,962,462 A
  • Filed: 05/31/1974
  • Issued: 06/08/1976
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/31/1974
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. In the combination of dry pet food and semi-moist pet food, the improvement wherein the dry pet food comprises:

  • a. proteinaceous material;

    b. amylaceous ingredients;

    c. from 1 to 15 percent by weight of a member selected from the group consisting of sugar, sugar equivalents, and mixtures thereof;

    d. from 1 to 3 percent by weight edible acid;

    e. from 0.01 to 0.5 percent by weight antimycotic; and

    f. wherein the moisture content of said dry pet food is less than 15 percent by weight and said dry pet food is microbiologically stable.

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